Historical Events In April - 19
Monday, 28 September 2020
1943 Jews attack Nazi occupation forces at Warsaw Ghetto on April - 19.
1943 Warsaw ghetto revolt; liquidation of the Warsaw ghetto continues for one month on April - 19.
1943 Alexander Schmorell, German resistance fighter, beheaded on April - 19.
1943 "Bermuda Conference": Fruitless discussion by U.S. and British delegates on deliverance of Nazi victims on April - 19.
1944 On April - 19 gerard Cote wins his 2nd straight & 3rd career Boston Marathon
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 J P Heyboer, resistance fighter, executed on April - 19.
1946 On this day in history the birth of Tim Curry, American actor
1947 Tor Maple Leafs beat Montreal Canadiens 4 games to 2 for Stanley Cup on April - 19.
1948 On April - 19 gerard Cote wins his 4th Boston Marathon
1949 On this day in history yankees dedicate a plaque for Babe Ruth
1950 On April - 19 19-year-old Ham Young became the youngest Boston Marathon winner
1950 Tyrwhitt-Wilson, 14th baron Berners/composer, dies at 66 on April - 19.
1951 On April - 19 shigeki Tanaka, survivor of Hiroshima A-bomb, wins Boston Marathon
1954 7-time winner of the Boston Marathon, 65-year-old Clarence Demar, runs his last race at Boston finishing 78th on this day in history.
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 US actress Grace Kelly marries Monaco's Prince Rainier III on this day in history.
1956 Ernst R Curtius, German literature historian, dies at 70 on April - 19.
1957 Charles Funk of Funk & Wagnalls, dies at 76 on April - 19.
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 Eino Oksanen wins his 3rd Boston Marathon on April - 19.
1962 NASA civilian pilot Joseph A Walker takes X-15 to 46,900 m on this day in history.
1963 On April - 19 "Hot Spot" opens at the Majestic Theater on Broadway
1964 Cyril Merry, cricketer (WI batsman in 2 Tests 1933), dies on April - 19.
1965 On April - 19 t.A.M.I. Show premiers in London
1965 On this day in history george Davis, actor (Private Lives, Devil May Care), dies at 75
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 On April - 19 uS Surveyor III lands on Moon
1967 On April - 19 conrad Adenauer, West Germany chancellor (1949-63), dies at 91
1968 On this day in history 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
1968 The first American since 1957 wins the 72nd Boston Marathon on April - 19.