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Historical Events In April - 19

Wednesday, 08 July 2020

1882  On April - 19 j Palisa discovers asteroid #225 Henrietta  

1882  Charles Robert Darwin, evolutionist (Origin of Species), dies at 73 on this day in history.  

1883  On April - 19 getulio Vargas, president of Brazil (1930-45, 1951-54), modernizer  

1888  On this day in history william L Axt, composer  

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

1890  Henry Morton Stanley inaugurated in Brussels on April - 19.  

1890  On this day in history lou Bandy, [Lodewijk F Dieben], revue-artist (Look for the Sun)  

1891  On April - 19 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 April - 19 charles Duryea takes 1st American-made auto out for a spin (Mass)  

1892  Germaine Tailleferre, [Les Six], Pau-St-Maur France, composer on April - 19.  

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

1894  Jules Massenet's opera "Werther," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

1895  George Scharf, critic, dies on this day in history.  

1896  Herzl's "The Jewish State" is published on this day in history.  

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 this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1898  Constance Talmadge, Brooklyn NY, comedienne/actress (Intolerance) on this day in history.  

1899  3rd Boston Marathon won by Lawrence Brignolia of Mass in 2:54:38 on this day in history.  

1900  4th Boston Marathon won by Jim Caffrey of Canada in 2:39:44.4 on April - 19.  

1900  Richard Arthur Warren Hughes, English writer (Fiction as Truth) on this day in history.  

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

1902  In Guatemala a 7.5 earthquake lasted perhaps 30 to 40 seconds and caused some 2,000 deaths in Quelzaltenango on April - 19.  

1902  On this day in history 6th Boston Marathon won by Sam Mellor of NY in 2:43:12  

1903  The birth of Eliot Ness, American agent who put Al Capone behind bars on April - 19.  

1903  Eliot Ness, untouchable (FBI agent-Chicago) on April - 19.  

1904  On this day in history r S Dugan discovers asteroids #533 Sara & #534 Nassovia  

1904  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1905  On April - 19 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  Orazio Benevoli, composer was born on April - 19.  

1658  On this day in history birth of johann Wilhelm, Elector Palatine (d. 1716)  

1660  On this day in history 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  On April - 19 birth of georg Abraham Schneider, composer  

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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 April - 19 death of alphege, Archbishop of Canterbury (b. 954)  

1044  Gothelo, duke of Neth-Lotharingen, dies on this day in history.  

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

1390  Robert II, King of Scotland, dies on this day in history.  

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

1560  On April - 19 philipp Melanchton (Schwazerd), church reformer, dies at 63  

1567  On this day in history michael Stifel, German theologist/mathematician, dies at about 79  

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