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Historical Events In April - 19

Sunday, 16 May 2021

1882  J Palisa discovers asteroid #225 Henrietta on April - 19.  

1882  Charles Robert Darwin, evolutionist (Origin of Species), dies at 73 on April - 19.  

1883  Getulio Vargas, president of Brazil (1930-45, 1951-54), modernizer on April - 19.  

1888  William L Axt, composer on this day in history.  

1889  Warren De La Rue, astronomer/chemist, dies on this day in history.  

1890  On April - 19 henry Morton Stanley inaugurated in Brussels  

1890  Lou Bandy, [Lodewijk F Dieben], revue-artist (Look for the Sun) on April - 19.  

1891  On this day in history francoise Rosay, Paris, actress (Interlude, Women in Prison, Saraband)  

1892  Charles Duryea takes first American-made auto out for a spin on this day in history.  

1892  On this day in history charles Duryea takes 1st American-made auto out for a spin (Mass)  

1892  Germaine Tailleferre, [Les Six], Pau-St-Maur France, composer on this day in history.  

1893  On this day in history john Addington Symonds, critic/poet, dies  

1894  On April - 19 jules Massenet's opera "Werther," premieres in NYC  

1895  On this day in history george Scharf, critic, dies  

1896  Herzl's "The Jewish State" is published on April - 19.  

1897  First American marathon ran, John J McDermott wins in 2 55 10 (Boston) on this day in history.  

1897  1st American marathon ran, John J McDermott wins in 2:55:10 (Boston) on April - 19.  

1897  On this day in history gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, sculptor/art benefactor  

1897  On April - 19 first American marathon ran, John J McDermott wins in 2:55:10 (Boston)  

1898  2nd Boston Marathon won by Ron McDonald of Mass in 2:42:00 on April - 19.  

1898  On this day in history constance Talmadge, Brooklyn NY, comedienne/actress (Intolerance)  

1899  On April - 19 3rd Boston Marathon won by Lawrence Brignolia of Mass in 2:54:38  

1900  On this day in history 4th Boston Marathon won by Jim Caffrey of Canada in 2:39:44.4  

1900  On this day in history richard Arthur Warren Hughes, English writer (Fiction as Truth)  

1901  5th Boston Marathon won by Jim Caffrey of Canada in 2:29:23.6 on April - 19.  

1902  In Guatemala a 7.5 earthquake lasted perhaps 30 to 40 seconds and caused some 2,000 deaths in Quelzaltenango on this day in history.  

1902  On April - 19 6th Boston Marathon won by Sam Mellor of NY in 2:43:12  

1903  On this day in history the birth of Eliot Ness, American agent who put Al Capone behind bars  

1903  On this day in history eliot Ness, untouchable (FBI agent-Chicago)  

1904  R S Dugan discovers asteroids #533 Sara & #534 Nassovia on April - 19.  

1904  On April - 19 8th Boston Marathon won by Michael Spring of NY in 2:38:04.4  

1905  9th Boston Marathon won by Fred Lorz of NY in 2:38:25.4 on April - 19.  

1905  On this day in history john S "Jimmy" Thach, US pilot/admiral (WW II)  

1906  On April - 19 10th Boston Marathon won by Tim Ford of Mass in 2:45:45  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 19

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1320  Pedro I, King of Portugal (1357-67) was born on April - 19.  

1603  Michel le Tellier, French statesman (d. 1685) was born on this day in history.  

1605  On April - 19 birth of orazio Benevoli, composer  

1658  Johann Wilhelm, Elector Palatine (d. 1716) was born on April - 19.  

1660  On April - 19 birth of sebastian Duron, composer  

1665  Jacques Lelong, French bibliographer (d. 1721) was born on this day in history.  

1686  Vasily Tatishchev, Russian statesman (d. 1750) was born on April - 19.  

1700  Georg Abraham Schneider, composer was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In April - 19

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0843  On April - 19 judith, French empress/2nd wife of Louis de Vrome, dies  

1012  On this day in history death of alphege, Archbishop of Canterbury (b. 954)  

1044  Gothelo, duke of Neth-Lotharingen, dies on April - 19.  

1054  On April - 19 leo IX, [Bruno von Egesheim und Dagsburg], Pope (1049-54), dies at 51  

1390  On April - 19 robert II, King of Scotland, dies  

1529  On this day in history john Cuspinianus, [Spiessheimer], German physician, dies at about 55  

1560  Philipp Melanchton (Schwazerd), church reformer, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

1567  Michael Stifel, German theologist/mathematician, dies at about 79 on April - 19.  

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