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April 19th, 2008 (April 19 2008)DeathJohn Marzano, American baseball player (born in 1963)
April 19th, 2008 (April 19 2008)DeathGermaine Tillion, French anthropologist, member of French Resistance (born in 1907)
April 19th, 2008 (April 19 2008)DeathAlfonso Lopez Trujillo, Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church (born in 1935)
April 19th, 2007 (April 19 2007)DeathJean-Pierre Cassel, French actor (born in 1932)
April 19th, 2007 (April 19 2007)DeathHelen Walton, wife of Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton (born in 1919)
April 19th, 2006 (April 19 2006)DeathScott Crossfield, American pilot, first man to fly at Mach 2 (born in 1921)
April 19th, 2006 (April 19 2006)DeathZola Levitt, Messianic Jewish preacher (born in 1938)
April 19th, 2005 (April 19 2005)EventCardinal Joseph Ratzinger elected Pope Benedict XVI on the second day of the Papal conclave.
April 19th, 2005 (April 19 2005)DeathRuth Hussey, American actress (born in 1911)
April 19th, 2005 (April 19 2005)DeathNiels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, Danish jazz bassist (born in 1946)
April 19th, 2005 (April 19 2005)DeathGeorge Pan Cosmatos, Greek film director (born in 1941)
April 19th, 2005 (April 19 2005)DeathClement Meadmore, Australian sculptor (born in 1929)
April 19th, 2004 (April 19 2004)DeathNorris McWhirter, Scottish co-founder of the Guinness Book of Records (born in 1925)
April 19th, 2004 (April 19 2004)DeathJohn Maynard Smith, English biologist (born in 1920)
April 19th, 2000 (April 19 2000)DeathLouis Applebaum, Canadian conductor and composer (born in 1918)
April 19th, 1999 (April 19 1999)EventThe German Bundestag returns to Berlin.
April 19th, 1999 (April 19 1999)DeathDavid Sanes, US Navy employee
April 19th, 1999 (April 19 1999)DeathHermine Braunsteiner, Nazi war criminal (born in 1919)
April 19th, 1998 (April 19 1998)DeathOctavio Paz, Mexican diplomat and writer, Nobel Prize laureate (born in 1914)
April 19th, 1997 (April 19 1997)DeathEl Duce, American singer and drummer (The Mentors) (born in 1958)
April 19th, 1995 (April 19 1995)EventOklahoma City bombing: The Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA, is bombed, killing 168. That same day convicted murderer Richard Wayne Snell, who had ties to bombing suspect Timothy McVeigh, is executed in Arkansas.
April 19th, 1993 (April 19 1993)EventThe 51-day siege of the Branch Davidian building outside Waco, Texas, USA, ends when a fire breaks out. Eighty-one people die.
April 19th, 1993 (April 19 1993)EventSouth Dakota governor George Mickelson and seven others are killed when a state-owned aircraft crashed lands in Iowa.
April 19th, 1993 (April 19 1993)DeathDavid Koresh, leader of Branch Davidians (born in 1959)
April 19th, 1993 (April 19 1993)DeathGeorge S. Mickelson, American politician (born in 1941)
April 19th, 1992 (April 19 1992)DeathFrankie Howerd, English comedian (born in 1917)
April 19th, 1991 (April 19 1991)DeathStanley Hawes, British-born Australian film producer, director and administrator (born in 1905)
April 19th, 1990 (April 19 1990)BirthKim Chiu, Filipino actress
April 19th, 1989 (April 19 1989)EventA gun turret explodes on the USS Iowa, killing 47 sailors.
April 19th, 1989 (April 19 1989)BirthFiona MacGillivray, Canadian vocalist (The Cottars)
April 19th, 1989 (April 19 1989)DeathDaphne du Maurier, British novelist (born in 1907)
April 19th, 1988 (April 19 1988)DeathKwon Ki-ok, first Korean female pilot (born in 1901)
April 19th, 1987 (April 19 1987)BirthJoe Hart, English Under-21 Footballer
April 19th, 1987 (April 19 1987)BirthOksana Akinshina, Russian actress
April 19th, 1987 (April 19 1987)BirthCourtland Mead, American actor
April 19th, 1987 (April 19 1987)BirthMaria Sharapova, Russian tennis player
April 19th, 1986 (April 19 1986)BirthCandace Parker, American basketball player
April 19th, 1985 (April 19 1985)EventAdvance Australia Fair is proclaimed as Australia s national anthem, and green and gold as the national colours.
April 19th, 1985 (April 19 1985)EventU.S.S.R performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalatinsk U.S.S.R.
April 19th, 1985 (April 19 1985)BirthValon Behrami, Swiss Footballer
April 19th, 1984 (April 19 1984)BirthLee Da Hae, South Korean actress
April 19th, 1983 (April 19 1983)BirthAlberto Callaspo, Venezuelan baseball player
April 19th, 1983 (April 19 1983)BirthZack Duke, American baseball player
April 19th, 1983 (April 19 1983)BirthJoe Mauer, American baseball player
April 19th, 1983 (April 19 1983)BirthCurtis Thigpen, American baseball player
April 19th, 1981 (April 19 1981)BirthHayden Christensen, Canadian actor
April 19th, 1981 (April 19 1981)BirthMartin Havlat, Czech hockey player
April 19th, 1981 (April 19 1981)BirthKasie Head, American actress and model
April 19th, 1981 (April 19 1981)BirthTroy Polamalu, American football player
April 19th, 1981 (April 19 1981)BirthCatalina Sandino Moreno, Colombian actress
April 19th, 1980 (April 19 1980)BirthAlexis Thorpe, American actress
April 19th, 1979 (April 19 1979)BirthKate Hudson, American actress
April 19th, 1978 (April 19 1978)BirthJames Franco, American actor
April 19th, 1978 (April 19 1978)BirthGabriel Heinze, Argentinian footballer
April 19th, 1978 (April 19 1978)BirthAmanda Sage, American born visionary artist
April 19th, 1977 (April 19 1977)BirthJoe Beimel, American baseball player
April 19th, 1977 (April 19 1977)BirthLucien Mettomo, Cameroonian footballer
April 19th, 1977 (April 19 1977)BirthDennys Reyes, Mexican baseball player
April 19th, 1976 (April 19 1976)EventExecutive Order 9066 is rescinded.
April 19th, 1976 (April 19 1976)BirthRuud Jolie, Dutch guitarist (Within Temptation)
April 19th, 1976 (April 19 1976)BirthScott Padgett, American basketball player
April 19th, 1975 (April 19 1975)EventIndia s first satellite Aryabhata is launched.
April 19th, 1975 (April 19 1975)BirthJason Gillespie, Australian cricketer
April 19th, 1975 (April 19 1975)BirthJussi Jaaskelainen, Finnish footballer
April 19th, 1974 (April 19 1974)BirthAkara Amarttayakul, Thai actor
April 19th, 1972 (April 19 1972)BirthRivaldo, Brazilian footballer
April 19th, 1972 (April 19 1972)BirthJeff Wilkins, American Football Player
April 19th, 1971 (April 19 1971)EventSierra Leone becomes a republic, and Siaka Stevens the president.
April 19th, 1971 (April 19 1971)EventVietnam War: Vietnam Veterans Against the War begin a five-day demonstration in Washington, DC.
April 19th, 1971 (April 19 1971)EventLaunch of Salyut 1, first human-made space station.
April 19th, 1971 (April 19 1971)EventCharles Manson is sentenced to death for the Sharon Tate murders.Sharon Tate Quotes
April 19th, 1970 (April 19 1970)BirthKelly Holmes, English athlete
April 19th, 1970 (April 19 1970)BirthLuis Miguel, Mexican pop-singer
April 19th, 1969 (April 19 1969)BirthJesse James, American television personality and motorcycle builder
April 19th, 1969 (April 19 1969)BirthSusan Polgar, Hungarian-born American chess player
April 19th, 1968 (April 19 1968)BirthAshley Judd, American actressAshley Judd Quotes
April 19th, 1968 (April 19 1968)BirthCraig McNeil, American writer, lawyer, and military officer
April 19th, 1968 (April 19 1968)BirthMswati III, King of Swaziland
April 19th, 1968 (April 19 1968)BirthPascal Kleiman, Spanish DJ, producer, musician
April 19th, 1967 (April 19 1967)BirthSteven H Silver, American science fiction editor
April 19th, 1967 (April 19 1967)BirthDar Williams, American musician and songwriter
April 19th, 1967 (April 19 1967)DeathKonrad Adenauer, German statesman (born in 1876)
April 19th, 1966 (April 19 1966)BirthVeronique Gens, French soprano
April 19th, 1966 (April 19 1966)BirthDavid La Haye, Canadian actor
April 19th, 1966 (April 19 1966)BirthOsamu Matsuda, Japanese professional wrestler
April 19th, 1966 (April 19 1966)BirthJulia Neigel, German singer and songwriter
April 19th, 1965 (April 19 1965)BirthNatalie Dessay, French soprano
April 19th, 1965 (April 19 1965)BirthSuge Knight, American record producer
April 19th, 1963 (April 19 1963)BirthValerie Plame Wilson, former C.I.A. agent
April 19th, 1962 (April 19 1962)BirthAl Unser, Jr., American race car driver
April 19th, 1961 (April 19 1961)EventThe Bay of Pigs invasion of Cuba ends in success for the defenders.
April 19th, 1960 (April 19 1960)EventStudents in South Korea hold a nationwide pro-democracy protest against their president Syngman Rhee, eventually forcing him to resign.
April 19th, 1960 (April 19 1960)BirthRoger Merrett, Australian footballer
April 19th, 1960 (April 19 1960)BirthJohn Schweitz, American basketball player and coach
April 19th, 1960 (April 19 1960)BirthFrank Viola, baseball player
April 19th, 1957 (April 19 1957)BirthMukesh Ambani, Indian businessman
April 19th, 1956 (April 19 1956)EventActress Grace Kelly marries Rainier III of Monaco.
April 19th, 1955 (April 19 1955)EventThe German automaker Volkswagen, after six years of selling cars in the United States, founds Volkswagen of America in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey to standardize its dealer and service network.Tom Ze Quotes
April 19th, 1954 (April 19 1954)EventConstituent Assembly of Pakistan decides Urdu and Bengali to be national languages of Pakistan.
April 19th, 1954 (April 19 1954)BirthTrevor Francis, English footballer
April 19th, 1954 (April 19 1954)BirthBob Rock, Canadian record producer & musician (The Payolas)
April 19th, 1953 (April 19 1953)BirthRod Morgenstein, American musician (Winger)
April 19th, 1953 (April 19 1953)BirthRuby Wax, British television personality
April 19th, 1952 (April 19 1952)BirthAlexis Arguello, Nicaraguan boxer
April 19th, 1951 (April 19 1951)EventGeneral Douglas MacArthur retires from the military.Douglas MacArthur Quotes
April 19th, 1951 (April 19 1951)BirthBarry Brown, American actor and writer (died in 1978)
April 19th, 1951 (April 19 1951)BirthJoannes Eidesgaard, Prime Minister of the Faroe Islands
April 19th, 1950 (April 19 1950)EventArgentina becomes a signatory to the Buenos Aires copyright treaty.
April 19th, 1950 (April 19 1950)DeathErnst Robert Curtius, Alsatian philologist (born in 1886) Philo Quotes
April 19th, 1949 (April 19 1949)BirthPaloma Picasso daughter of artist Pablo PicassoPablo Picasso Quotes
April 19th, 1949 (April 19 1949)BirthLarry Walters, American "lawn chair" pilot (died in 1993)
April 19th, 1949 (April 19 1949)DeathUlrich Salchow, Swedish figure skater (born in 1877)
April 19th, 1948 (April 19 1948)BirthRick Miller, American baseball player
April 19th, 1947 (April 19 1947)BirthMurray Perahia, American pianistMurray Perahia Quotes
April 19th, 1947 (April 19 1947)BirthMark Volman, American musician (The Turtles)
April 19th, 1946 (April 19 1946)BirthTim Curry, British actor
April 19th, 1946 (April 19 1946)BirthMary Jo Slater, American casting director
April 19th, 1945 (April 19 1945)EventThe diplomatic relations between the Soviet Union and Guatemala are established.
April 19th, 1944 (April 19 1944)BirthJames Heckman, American economist, Bank of Sweden Prize
April 19th, 1944 (April 19 1944)BirthBernie Worrell, American keyboardist (P Funk)
April 19th, 1943 (April 19 1943)EventWorld War II: In Poland, German troops enter the Warsaw ghetto to round up the remaining Jews, beginning the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.
April 19th, 1943 (April 19 1943)EventBicycle Day - Swiss chemist Dr. Albert Hofmann deliberately takes LSD for the first time.
April 19th, 1943 (April 19 1943)BirthEve Graham, Scottish singer (The New Seekers)
April 19th, 1942 (April 19 1942)BirthJack Roush, American racing entrepreneur
April 19th, 1941 (April 19 1941)BirthRoberto Carlos, Brazilian singer
April 19th, 1941 (April 19 1941)BirthBobby Russell, American songwriter (died in 1992)
April 19th, 1941 (April 19 1941)BirthAlan Price, English musician (The Animals, The Alan Price Set)
April 19th, 1940 (April 19 1940)BirthGenya Ravan, American vocalist (Goldie & the Gingerbreads, Ten Wheel Drive)
April 19th, 1937 (April 19 1937)BirthElinor Donahue, American actress
April 19th, 1937 (April 19 1937)BirthJoseph Estrada, actor and President of the Philippines
April 19th, 1937 (April 19 1937)DeathWilliam Martin Conway, British art critic and mountaineer (born in 1856)
April 19th, 1936 (April 19 1936)EventFirst day of the Great Uprising in Palestine.
April 19th, 1936 (April 19 1936)BirthWilfried Martens, Prime Minister of Belgium
April 19th, 1935 (April 19 1935)BirthDudley Moore, English actor, musician, comedian, composer (died in 2002)Dudley Moore Quotes
April 19th, 1934 (April 19 1934)EventShirley Temple debuts in Stand Up and Cheer.
April 19th, 1934 (April 19 1934)BirthDickie Goodman, American producer of novelty songs (died in 1989)
April 19th, 1933 (April 19 1933)BirthDickie Bird, English cricket umpire
April 19th, 1933 (April 19 1933)BirthJayne Mansfield, American actress (died in 1967)
April 19th, 1931 (April 19 1931)BirthGarfield Morgan, English actor
April 19th, 1931 (April 19 1931)BirthWalter Stewart, Canadian journalist (died in 2004)
April 19th, 1930 (April 19 1930)BirthDick Sargent, American actor (died in 1994)
April 19th, 1930 (April 19 1930)DeathGeorges-Casimir Dessaulles, Canadian senator (born in 1827)
April 19th, 1928 (April 19 1928)EventThe 125th and final fascicle of the Oxford English Dictionary is published.
April 19th, 1928 (April 19 1928)BirthAlexis Korner, English musician (died in 1984)
April 19th, 1927 (April 19 1927)EventMae West is sentenced to 10 days in jail for obscenity for her play Sex.Mae West Quotes
April 19th, 1926 (April 19 1926)DeathAlexander Alexandrovich Chuprov, Russian statistician (born in 1874)
April 19th, 1925 (April 19 1925)BirthHugh O Brian, American actor
April 19th, 1922 (April 19 1922)BirthErich Hartmann, German fighter pilot (died in 1993)
April 19th, 1919 (April 19 1919)EventLeslie Irvin of the United States makes the first successful voluntary free-fall parachute jump using a new kind of self-contained parachute.
April 19th, 1916 (April 19 1916)DeathEphraim Shay, American inventor (born in 1839)
April 19th, 1914 (April 19 1914)DeathCharles Sanders Peirce, American philosopher and mathematician (born in 1839)Charles Sanders Peirce Quotes
April 19th, 1912 (April 19 1912)BirthGlenn Seaborg, American chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (died in 1999)
April 19th, 1909 (April 19 1909)EventJoan of Arc receives beatification. Joan of Arc Quotes
April 19th, 1906 (April 19 1906)DeathPierre Curie, French physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (born in 1859)
April 19th, 1906 (April 19 1906)DeathSpencer Gore, British tennis player and cricketer (born in 1850)
April 19th, 1904 (April 19 1904)EventMuch of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, is destroyed by fire.
April 19th, 1903 (April 19 1903)BirthEliot Ness, American lawman (died in 1957)
April 19th, 1901 (April 19 1901)DeathAlfred Horatio Belo, American newswriter and businessman (born in 1839)
April 19th, 1900 (April 19 1900)BirthRichard Hughes, English novelist (died in 1976)
April 19th, 1900 (April 19 1900)BirthRoland Michener, Governor General of Canada (died in 1991)
April 19th, 1899 (April 19 1899)BirthGeorge O Brien, American actor (died in 1985)
April 19th, 1897 (April 19 1897)BirthPeter de Noronha, Indian businessman and philanthropist (died in 1970)
April 19th, 1897 (April 19 1897)BirthConstance Talmadge, American actress (died in 1973)
April 19th, 1892 (April 19 1892)EventCharles Duryea claims to have driven the first automobile in the United States, in Springfield, Massachusetts.
April 19th, 1892 (April 19 1892)BirthGermaine Tailleferre, French composer (died in 1983)
April 19th, 1892 (April 19 1892)DeathFr. Thomas Dale SSC, Anglican clergyman prosecuted for Ritualist practices in the 1870s (born in 1821)
April 19th, 1889 (April 19 1889)BirthOtto Georg Thierack, German jurist and politician (died in 1946)
April 19th, 1883 (April 19 1883)BirthRichard von Mises, Austrian-born mathematician (died in 1953)
April 19th, 1882 (April 19 1882)BirthGetulio Vargas, President of Brazil (died in 1954)
April 19th, 1882 (April 19 1882)DeathCharles Darwin, English biologist (born in 1809)Charles Darwin Quotes
April 19th, 1881 (April 19 1881)DeathBenjamin Disraeli, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (born in 1804)Benjamin Disraeli Quotes
April 19th, 1877 (April 19 1877)BirthOle Evinrude, Norwegian-American inventor (died in 1934)
April 19th, 1874 (April 19 1874)BirthErnst Rudin, Swiss psychiatrist, geneticist, and eugenicist (died in 1952)
April 19th, 1861 (April 19 1861)EventAmerican Civil War: Baltimore riot of 1861, a pro-Secession mob in Baltimore, Maryland, attacks United States Army troops marching through the city.
April 19th, 1854 (April 19 1854)DeathRobert Jameson, Scottish naturalist (born in 1774)
April 19th, 1840 (April 19 1840)DeathJean-Jacques Lartigue, Roman catholic bishop of Montreal (born in 1777)
April 19th, 1839 (April 19 1839)EventThe Treaty of London establishes Belgium as a kingdom.
April 19th, 1832 (April 19 1832)BirthJose Echegaray y Eizaguirre, Spanish writer, Nobel Prize laureate (died in 1916)
April 19th, 1831 (April 19 1831)DeathJohann Gottlieb Friedrich von Bohnenberger, German mathematician (born in 1765)Ric Berger Quotes
April 19th, 1824 (April 19 1824)DeathGeorge Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron, English poet (born in 1788)
April 19th, 1814 (April 19 1814)BirthLouis Amedee Achard, French novelist (died in 1875)
April 19th, 1813 (April 19 1813)DeathBenjamin Rush, physician, activist (born in 1745)
April 19th, 1810 (April 19 1810)EventVenezuela achieves home rule: Vicente Emparan, Governor of the Captaincy General is removed by the people of Caracas and a Junta is installed.
April 19th, 1809 (April 19 1809)EventThe army of Austria attacks and is defeated by the forces of the Duchy of Warsaw in the Battle of Raszyn, part of the struggles of the Fifth Coalition.
April 19th, 1793 (April 19 1793)BirthEmperor Ferdinand I of Austria (died in 1875)
April 19th, 1791 (April 19 1791)DeathRichard Price, Welsh philosopher (born in 1723) Philo Quotes
April 19th, 1787 (April 19 1787)BirthDeaf Smith, American frontiersman and revolutionary (died in 1837)
April 19th, 1785 (April 19 1785)BirthAlexandre Pierre Francois Boely, French composer (died in 1858)
April 19th, 1782 (April 19 1782)EventJohn Adams secured the Dutch Republic s recognition of the United States as an independent government and the house that he purchased in The Hague, Netherlands became the first American embassy.John Adams Quotes
April 19th, 1775 (April 19 1775)EventAmerican Revolutionary War: The Battle of Lexington and Concord which began the American Revolutionary War.
April 19th, 1768 (April 19 1768)DeathCanaletto, Italian artist (born in 1697)
April 19th, 1751 (April 19 1751)DeathPeter Lacy, Irish-born Russian Field marshal (born in 1678)
April 19th, 1739 (April 19 1739)DeathNicholas Saunderson, English mathematician (born in 1682/3)
April 19th, 1733 (April 19 1733)DeathElizabeth Villiers, mistress of William III of England
April 19th, 1721 (April 19 1721)BirthRoger Sherman, signer of the U.S. Declaration of Independence (died in 1793)
April 19th, 1713 (April 19 1713)EventWith no living male heirs, Emperor Charles VI issues the Pragmatic Sanction of 1713 to ensure that Habsburg lands and the Austrian throne would be inherited by his daughter, Maria Theresa (not actually born until 1717).
April 19th, 1689 (April 19 1689)DeathQueen Christina of Sweden (born in 1626)
April 19th, 1686 (April 19 1686)BirthVasily Tatishchev, Russian statesman (died in 1750)
April 19th, 1686 (April 19 1686)DeathAntonio de Solis y Ribadeneyra, Spanish writer (born in 1610)
April 19th, 1684 (April 19 1684)DeathRoger Williams, English theologian and colonist (born in 1603)Roger Williams Quotes
April 19th, 1665 (April 19 1665)BirthJacques Lelong, French bibliographer (died in 1721)
April 19th, 1658 (April 19 1658)BirthJohann Wilhelm, Elector Palatine (died in 1716)
April 19th, 1629 (April 19 1629)DeathSigismondo d India, Italian composer
April 19th, 1627 (April 19 1627)DeathJohn Beaumont, English poet (born in 1583)
April 19th, 1618 (April 19 1618)DeathThomas Bastard, clergyman and epigrammatist (born in 1565 or 1566)Thomas Bastard Quotes
April 19th, 1608 (April 19 1608)DeathThomas Sackville, 1st Earl of Dorset, English statesman and poet (born in 1536)
April 19th, 1603 (April 19 1603)BirthMichel le Tellier, French statesman (died in 1685)
April 19th, 1588 (April 19 1588)DeathPaolo Veronese, Italian painter
April 19th, 1587 (April 19 1587)EventSir Francis Drake sinks the Spanish fleet in Cadiz harbor.
April 19th, 1578 (April 19 1578)DeathUesugi Kenshin, Japanese samurai and warlord (born in 1530)
April 19th, 1567 (April 19 1567)DeathMichael Stifel, German mathematician (born in 1487)
April 19th, 1560 (April 19 1560)DeathPhilipp Melanchthon, German humanist and reformer (born in 1497)
April 19th, 1529 (April 19 1529)EventAt the Second Diet of Speyer, a group of rulers (German: Furst) and independent cities (German: Reichsstadt) protests the reinstatement of the Edict of Worms, beginning the Protestant movement.
April 19th, 1390 (April 19 1390)DeathKing Robert II of Scotland (born in 1316)
April 19th, 1054 (April 19 1054)DeathPope Leo IX (born in 1002)
April 19th, 1012 (April 19 1012)EventMartyrdom of St. Alphege in Greenwich, London.
April 19th, 1012 (April 19 1012)DeathAlphege, Archbishop of Canterbury (born in 954)

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