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Historical Events In April - 19

Friday, 03 July 2020

1968  Tommy Bridges, US baseball pitcher (Detroit Tigers), dies at 61 on April - 19.  

1969  "Oliver," Cliff Robertson & Katharine Hepburn win 51st Acadamy Awards on April - 19.  

1971  Sierra Leone becomes a republic (Natl Day) on April - 19.  

1971  The Soviet Union launch the first manned spacelab, Salyut 1 on April - 19.  

1971  USSR Salyut 1 launched; first manned lab in orbit on this day in history.  

1972  Bangladesh joins the British Commonwealth on April - 19.  

1972  T Smirnova discovers asteroid #2328 Robeson on this day in history.  

1972  On this day in history adolf Bach, German philologist/sociologist, dies at 82  

1973  On this day in history barbra Striesand records "Between Yesterday & Tomorrow"  

1974  On April - 19 p Wild discovers asteroids #1938 Lausanna & #2040 Chalonge  

1975  India launches first satellite with help of USSR on April - 19.  

1976  C-I Lagerkvist discovers asteroid #2114 Wallenquist on April - 19.  

1978  On this day in history yitzhak Navron elected 5th president of Israel  

1978  On this day in history emile de Strijker, Belgian philosopher, dies at 70  

1979  FCC raids & shuts down pirate radio station WFAT (Bkln NY) on this day in history.  

1979  On April - 19 j C Muzzio discovers asteroid #3666  

1980  On April - 19 ethel Wilson actress (Aunt Harriet-Aldrich Family), dies at 88  

1980  Ethel Wilson, actress (Aunt Harriet-Aldrich Family), dies at 88 on April - 19.  

1981  Ernst Levy, composer, dies at 85 on April - 19.  

1982  On April - 19 alberto Salazar wins the Boston Marathon in a record 2 8 51  

1982  Rosie Ruiz, marathon race cheater, arrested for forgery on this day in history.  

1982  On April - 19 sally Ride announced as first woman astronaut  

1982  On April - 19 uSSR Salyut 7 space station put into orbit  

1982  On this day in history alberto Salazar wins the Boston Marathon in a record 2:8:51  

1983  On April - 19 lorene Scott actress (Faraway Hill), dies at 74  

1983  On this day in history jerzy Andrzejewski, writer (Ashes & Diamonds), dies at 73  

1984  A Mrkos discovers asteroid #3451 on this day in history.  

1984  Nemesis, death star of dinosaurs first appears in print (Nature mag) on April - 19.  

1985  On April - 19 16th Space Shuttle Mission (51-D)-Discovery 4 returns to Earth  

1986  On April - 19 alvin Childress actor (Amos-Amos 'n' Andy), dies at 78  

1986  On this day in history michael Spinks beats Larry Holmes for heavyweight boxing title  

1986  On April - 19 alvin Childress, actor (Amos-Amos 'n' Andy), dies at 78  

1987  Jacqueline Blanc, sets women's downhill ski speed rec (124.902 mph) on this day in history.  

1987  On this day in history maxwell D Taylor US commander 101st airborne (WW II), dies at 85  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 19

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1320  On this day in history 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 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 this day in history.  

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  On this day in history death of alphege, Archbishop of Canterbury (b. 954)  

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

1054  On this day in history 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  On April - 19 philipp Melanchton (Schwazerd), church reformer, dies at 63  

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

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