Historical Events In April - 19
Monday, 03 August 2020
1943 On April - 19 jews attack Nazi occupation forces at Warsaw Ghetto
1943 Warsaw ghetto revolt; liquidation of the Warsaw ghetto continues for one month on April - 19.
1943 On this day in history alexander Schmorell, German resistance fighter, beheaded
1943 On April - 19 "Bermuda Conference": Fruitless discussion by U.S. and British delegates on deliverance of Nazi victims.
1944 Gerard Cote wins his 2nd straight & 3rd career Boston Marathon on April - 19.
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 this day in history.
1946 The birth of Tim Curry, American actor on April - 19.
1947 On this day in history tor Maple Leafs beat Montreal Canadiens 4 games to 2 for Stanley Cup
1948 On this day in history gerard Cote wins his 4th Boston Marathon
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 this day in history.
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 On April - 19 uSS Albany and USS William Wood begin to provide disaster relief to citizens of Volos, Greece, ending 21 April
1956 US actress Grace Kelly marries Monaco's Prince Rainier III on April - 19.
1956 Ernst R Curtius, German literature historian, dies at 70 on this day in history.
1957 On this day in history charles Funk of Funk & Wagnalls, dies at 76
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 April - 19 charles Funk, Encylopediest (Funk & Wagnalls), dies at 76
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 George Davis, actor (Private Lives, Devil May Care), dies at 75 on April - 19.
1966 Roberta Bignay becomes the first woman to run in the Boston Marathon on this day in history.
1967 On this day in history beatles sign a contract to stay together for 10 years (they don't)
1967 US Surveyor III lands on Moon on this day in history.
1967 Conrad Adenauer, West Germany chancellor (1949-63), dies at 91 on this day in history.
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 this day in history.