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Historical Events In April - 19

Monday, 19 April 2021

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

1969  On this day in history "Oliver," Cliff Robertson & Katharine Hepburn win 51st Acadamy Awards  

1971  On this day in history sierra Leone becomes a republic (Natl Day)  

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

1971  On this day in history uSSR Salyut 1 launched; first manned lab in orbit  

1972  Bangladesh joins the British Commonwealth on this day in history.  

1972  T Smirnova discovers asteroid #2328 Robeson on April - 19.  

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

1973  Barbra Striesand records "Between Yesterday & Tomorrow" on this day in history.  

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

1975  India launches first satellite with help of USSR on this day in history.  

1976  On April - 19 c-I Lagerkvist discovers asteroid #2114 Wallenquist  

1978  On April - 19 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 April - 19.  

1979  On this day in history 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  On this day in history ernst Levy, composer, dies at 85  

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

1982  On this day in history rosie Ruiz, marathon race cheater, arrested for forgery  

1982  Sally Ride announced as first woman astronaut on April - 19.  

1982  On this day in history 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 this day in history lorene Scott actress (Faraway Hill), dies at 74  

1983  Jerzy Andrzejewski, writer (Ashes & Diamonds), dies at 73 on this day in history.  

1984  On this day in history a Mrkos discovers asteroid #3451  

1984  Nemesis, death star of dinosaurs first appears in print (Nature mag) on this day in history.  

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

1986  Alvin Childress actor (Amos-Amos 'n' Andy), dies at 78 on this day in history.  

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  Pedro I, King of Portugal (1357-67) was born on April - 19.  

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  On this day in history birth of johann Wilhelm, Elector Palatine (d. 1716)  

1660  On April - 19 birth of sebastian Duron, composer  

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 April - 19.  

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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 this day in history.  

1012  Death of Alphege, Archbishop of Canterbury (b. 954) on this day in history.  

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

1054  On April - 19 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  John Cuspinianus, [Spiessheimer], German physician, dies at about 55 on April - 19.  

1560  On April - 19 philipp Melanchton (Schwazerd), church reformer, dies at 63  

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

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