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Historical Events In April - 19

Friday, 03 July 2020

1943  Jews attack Nazi occupation forces at Warsaw Ghetto on this day in history.  

1943  On this day in history warsaw ghetto revolt; liquidation of the Warsaw ghetto continues for one month.  

1943  On April - 19 alexander Schmorell, German resistance fighter, beheaded  

1943  On this day in history "Bermuda Conference": Fruitless discussion by U.S. and British delegates on deliverance of Nazi victims.  

1944  Gerard Cote wins his 2nd straight & 3rd career Boston Marathon on this day in history.  

1944  On April - 19 tommy Hitchcock, polo player (Westchester Cup 1924, 27), dies at 44  

1945  Rodgers & Hammerstein musical "Carousel" opens on Broadway on this day in history.  

1945  On April - 19 j P Heyboer, resistance fighter, executed  

1946  The birth of Tim Curry, American actor on this day in history.  

1947  Tor Maple Leafs beat Montreal Canadiens 4 games to 2 for Stanley Cup on this day in history.  

1948  On April - 19 gerard Cote wins his 4th Boston Marathon  

1949  Yankees dedicate a plaque for Babe Ruth on April - 19.  

1950  19-year-old Ham Young became the youngest Boston Marathon winner on April - 19.  

1950  Tyrwhitt-Wilson, 14th baron Berners/composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

1951  On April - 19 shigeki Tanaka, survivor of Hiroshima A-bomb, wins Boston Marathon  

1954  On April - 19 7-time winner of the Boston Marathon, 65-year-old Clarence Demar, runs his last race at Boston finishing 78th  

1955  USS Albany and USS William Wood begin to provide disaster relief to citizens of Volos, Greece, ending 21 April on this day in history.  

1956  On April - 19 uS actress Grace Kelly marries Monaco's Prince Rainier III  

1956  Ernst R Curtius, German literature historian, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

1957  On April - 19 charles Funk of Funk & Wagnalls, dies at 76  

1957  On this day in history in the Fox Islands, Alaska a 7.5quake was one of th elargest qukes in the U.S. (man they get a lot up in that area)  

1957  On this day in history charles Funk, Encylopediest (Funk & Wagnalls), dies at 76  

1962  On April - 19 eino Oksanen wins his 3rd Boston Marathon  

1962  On this day in history nASA civilian pilot Joseph A Walker takes X-15 to 46,900 m  

1963  On this day in history "Hot Spot" opens at the Majestic Theater on Broadway  

1964  On April - 19 cyril Merry, cricketer (WI batsman in 2 Tests 1933), dies  

1965  T.A.M.I. Show premiers in London on April - 19.  

1965  George Davis, actor (Private Lives, Devil May Care), dies at 75 on this day in history.  

1966  On this day in history roberta Bignay becomes the first woman to run in the Boston Marathon  

1967  On April - 19 beatles sign a contract to stay together for 10 years (they don't)  

1967  US Surveyor III lands on Moon on this day in history.  

1967  On this day in history conrad Adenauer, West Germany chancellor (1949-63), dies at 91  

1968  Dedication of the Desert Mounted Corps Memorial on Anzac Parade, Canberra, by Prime Minister John Gorton The memorial is a copy of the original unveiled at Port Said, Egypt, by former Prime Minister William Morris Hughes in 1932 on April - 19.  

1968  On April - 19 the first American since 1957 wins the 72nd Boston Marathon  

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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 this day in history.  

1603  On this day in history birth of michel le Tellier, French statesman (d. 1685)  

1605  On April - 19 birth of orazio Benevoli, composer  

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

1660  On this day in history birth of sebastian Duron, composer  

1665  Jacques Lelong, French bibliographer (d. 1721) was born on April - 19.  

1686  On this day in history birth of vasily Tatishchev, Russian statesman (d. 1750)  

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 this day in history judith, French empress/2nd wife of Louis de Vrome, dies  

1012  Death of Alphege, Archbishop of Canterbury (b. 954) on April - 19.  

1044  On this day in history gothelo, duke of Neth-Lotharingen, dies  

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  Philipp Melanchton (Schwazerd), church reformer, dies at 63 on April - 19.  

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

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