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 This day in History - April 19
498 Historic Events for April 19
1941

B Brecht's "Mutter Courage und ihre Kinder," premieres in Zurich

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1941

45th Boston Marathon won by Leslie Pawson of RI in 2:30:38

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1941

Michel Roux, chef de cuisine

Birth
1942

Alan Price, Eng, rock keyboardist (Animals-House of the Rising Sun)

Birth
1942

46th Boston Marathon won by Joe Smith of Mass in 2:26:51.2

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1943

Gustave Doret, composer, dies at 76

Death
1943

Kurt Huber, German resistance fighter, beheaded

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1943

Alexander Schmorell, German resistance fighter, beheaded

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1943

47th Boston Marathon won by Gerard Cot‚ of Canada in 2:28:25.8

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1943

SS-lt-gen Jurgen Stoop leads destruction of ghetto of Warsaw

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1943

Jews attack Nazi occupation forces at Warsaw Ghetto

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1943

-May 16] Revolt in Warsaw Ghetto under Mordechai Anielewicz

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1943

Mike Kelly, rocker (Duprees)

Birth
1943

Willy Graf, German resistance fighter, beheaded

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1944

Allied fleet attack Sabang Sumatra

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1944

Margo MacDonald, Scotish national broadcaster

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1944

Mark "Flo" Volman, rocker (Flo and Eddie, Turtles-Eleanor)/DJ (WKRK)

Birth
1944

Bernard Worrell, US keyboardist (Funkadelic-Cosmic Slop)

Birth
1944

Tommy Hitchcock, polo player (Westchester Cup 1924, 27), dies at 44

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1945

J P Heyboer, resistance fighter, executed

Death
1945

Rodgers and Hammerstein musical "Carousel" opens on Broadway

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1945

49th Boston Marathon won by John A Kelley of Mass in 2:30:40.2

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1945

Nuria Ortiz, Mexico, skeet shooter (Olympic-13th-1968)

Birth
1945

US aircraft carrier Franklin heavy damaged in Japanese air raid

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1945

US offensive against Shuri-barrier on Okinawa

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