Historical Events In April - 19
Wednesday, 18 May 2022
1943 On this day in history jews attack Nazi occupation forces at Warsaw Ghetto
1943 On April - 19 warsaw ghetto revolt; liquidation of the Warsaw ghetto continues for one month.
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 Gerard Cote wins his 2nd straight & 3rd career Boston Marathon on this day in history.
1944 Tommy Hitchcock, polo player (Westchester Cup 1924, 27), dies at 44 on April - 19.
1945 On this day in history rodgers & Hammerstein musical "Carousel" opens on Broadway
1945 On April - 19 j P Heyboer, resistance fighter, executed
1946 On this day in history the birth of Tim Curry, American actor
1947 On this day in history tor Maple Leafs beat Montreal Canadiens 4 games to 2 for Stanley Cup
1948 Gerard Cote wins his 4th Boston Marathon on this day in history.
1949 Yankees dedicate a plaque for Babe Ruth on this day in history.
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 April - 19.
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 April - 19.
1956 On this day in history ernst R Curtius, German literature historian, dies at 70
1957 Charles Funk of Funk & Wagnalls, dies at 76 on April - 19.
1957 On April - 19 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 Charles Funk, Encylopediest (Funk & Wagnalls), dies at 76 on this day in history.
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 "Hot Spot" opens at the Majestic Theater on Broadway on this day in history.
1964 Cyril Merry, cricketer (WI batsman in 2 Tests 1933), dies on this day in history.
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 April - 19.
1966 On this day in history roberta Bignay becomes the first woman to run in the Boston Marathon
1967 Beatles sign a contract to stay together for 10 years (they don't) on April - 19.
1967 On this day in history uS Surveyor III lands on Moon
1967 Conrad Adenauer, West Germany chancellor (1949-63), dies at 91 on April - 19.
1968 On April - 19 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.