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Historical Events In April - 19

Monday, 10 May 2021

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

1943  On April - 19 warsaw ghetto revolt; liquidation of the Warsaw ghetto continues for one month.  

1943  Alexander Schmorell, German resistance fighter, beheaded on this day in history.  

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 April - 19.  

1944  Tommy Hitchcock, polo player (Westchester Cup 1924, 27), dies at 44 on this day in history.  

1945  On April - 19 rodgers & Hammerstein musical "Carousel" opens on Broadway  

1945  On this day in history j P Heyboer, resistance fighter, executed  

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  Gerard Cote wins his 4th Boston Marathon on this day in history.  

1949  On April - 19 yankees dedicate a plaque for Babe Ruth  

1950  On this day in history 19-year-old Ham Young became the youngest Boston Marathon winner  

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

1951  Shigeki Tanaka, survivor of Hiroshima A-bomb, wins Boston Marathon on April - 19.  

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 April - 19.  

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

1956  On April - 19 ernst R Curtius, German literature historian, dies at 70  

1957  On this day in history charles Funk of Funk & Wagnalls, dies at 76  

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  On this day in history 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 April - 19 "Hot Spot" opens at the Majestic Theater on Broadway  

1964  Cyril Merry, cricketer (WI batsman in 2 Tests 1933), dies on this day in history.  

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 April - 19 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 this day in history.  

1967  On this day in history uS Surveyor III lands on Moon  

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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history birth of orazio Benevoli, composer  

1658  Johann Wilhelm, Elector Palatine (d. 1716) was born on this day in history.  

1660  Sebastian Duron, composer was born on April - 19.  

1665  On this day in history birth of jacques Lelong, French bibliographer (d. 1721)  

1686  Vasily Tatishchev, Russian statesman (d. 1750) was born on this day in history.  

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  Judith, French empress/2nd wife of Louis de Vrome, dies on April - 19.  

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

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

1054  On this day in history leo IX, [Bruno von Egesheim und Dagsburg], Pope (1049-54), dies at 51  

1390  On this day in history robert II, King of Scotland, dies  

1529  On April - 19 john Cuspinianus, [Spiessheimer], German physician, dies at about 55  

1560  Philipp Melanchton (Schwazerd), church reformer, dies at 63 on April - 19.  

1567  On April - 19 michael Stifel, German theologist/mathematician, dies at about 79  

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