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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 19

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1320  On April - 19 birth of pedro I, King of Portugal (1357-67)  

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  On this day in history birth of sebastian Duron, composer  

1665  On April - 19 birth of jacques Lelong, French bibliographer (d. 1721)  

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

1700  On this day in history birth of georg Abraham Schneider, composer  

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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  On this day in history 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  John Cuspinianus, [Spiessheimer], German physician, dies at about 55 on this day in history.  

1560  Philipp Melanchton (Schwazerd), church reformer, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

1567  Michael Stifel, German theologist/mathematician, dies at about 79 on April - 19.  

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