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 This day in History - April 19
498 Historic Events for April 19
1936

Csaba Szabo, composer

Birth
1936

Ruby Johnson, US singer (I'll Run Your Hurt Away)

Birth
1936

Anti-Jewish riots break out in Palestine

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1936

Wilfried Martens, premier (Belgium, 1979-81, 1981-92)

Birth
1937

USSR performs underground nuclear test

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1937

41st Boston Marathon won by Walter Young of Canada in 2:33:20

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1937

William M Conway, English historian/explorer (Spitzbergen), dies at 81

Death
1937

Elinor Donahue, Tacoma Wash, actress (Father Knows Best, Get a Life)

Birth
1938

Jonathan Tunick, composer

Birth
1938

Marie-Cl‚mentine "Suzanne" Valadon, French acrobat/model, dies at 72

Death
1938

Henry John Newbolt, poet/author (Studies Green and Gray), dies at 75

Death
1938

Phil Emmett Mueller and Dodger Ernie Koy both homer in their 1st at bat

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1938

42nd Boston Marathon won by Leslie Pawson of RI in 2:35:34.8

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1939

Connecticut finally approves Bill of Rights (148 years late)

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1939

Michael Macaulay, cricketer (Tvl, W Prov, OFS, NE Tvl, E Prov and S Afr)

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1939

Ellen Weston, NYC, actress (Betty-SWAT)

Birth
1939

E Clay Shaw Jr, (Rep-R-FL, 1981- )

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1939

43rd Boston Marathon won by Ellison Brown of RI in 2:28:51.8

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1940

44th Boston Marathon won by Gerard Cot‚ of Canada in 2:28:28.6

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1940

"Lake Shore Ltd" derails speed killing 34 near Little Falls NY

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1940

Dutch prime minister De Geer declares state of siege

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1940

Algy Cluff, CEO (Spectator, Cluff Resources)

Birth
1941

Johanna Muller-Hermann, composer, dies at 63

Death
1941

Milk rationed in Holland

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1941

Bulgarian troops invade Macedonia

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