Historical Events In April - 19
Friday, 14 May 2021
1943 On this day in history 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 Alexander Schmorell, German resistance fighter, beheaded on this day in history.
1943 On April - 19 "Bermuda Conference": Fruitless discussion by U.S. and British delegates on deliverance of Nazi victims.
1944 On April - 19 gerard Cote wins his 2nd straight & 3rd career Boston Marathon
1944 Tommy Hitchcock, polo player (Westchester Cup 1924, 27), dies at 44 on this day in history.
1945 Rodgers & Hammerstein musical "Carousel" opens on Broadway on this day in history.
1945 On this day in history j P Heyboer, resistance fighter, executed
1946 On April - 19 the birth of Tim Curry, American actor
1947 Tor Maple Leafs beat Montreal Canadiens 4 games to 2 for Stanley Cup on this day in history.
1948 On April - 19 gerard Cote wins his 4th Boston Marathon
1949 Yankees dedicate a plaque for Babe Ruth on April - 19.
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 this day in history.
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 April - 19.
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 On April - 19 uS actress Grace Kelly marries Monaco's Prince Rainier III
1956 On this day in history 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 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 On April - 19 eino Oksanen wins his 3rd Boston Marathon
1962 On April - 19 nASA civilian pilot Joseph A Walker takes X-15 to 46,900 m
1963 "Hot Spot" opens at the Majestic Theater on Broadway on April - 19.
1964 On April - 19 cyril Merry, cricketer (WI batsman in 2 Tests 1933), dies
1965 On this day in history t.A.M.I. Show premiers in London
1965 On April - 19 george Davis, actor (Private Lives, Devil May Care), dies at 75
1966 Roberta Bignay becomes the first woman to run in the Boston Marathon on this day in history.
1967 Beatles sign a contract to stay together for 10 years (they don't) on April - 19.
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 April - 19 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.