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 This day in History - April 19
498 Historic Events for April 19
1975

Temoc Suarez, Greenwood SC, soccer forward (Olympics-gold-96)

Birth
1975

India launches 1st satellite with help of USSR

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1975

Nazarena Almada, Miss Argentina Universe (1997)

Birth
1976

80th Boston Marathon won by Jack Fultz of Wash, DC in 2:20:19

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1976

5th Boston Women's Marathon won by Kim Merritt of Wis in 2:47:10

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1976

Vanessa Guzman, Miss Universe-Mexico (1996)

Birth
1978

Emile de Strijker, Belgian philosopher, dies at 70

Death
1978

Yitzhak Navron elected 5th president of Israel

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1978

Whitney Metzler, 400m medley swimmer (Olympics-8th-96)

Birth
1978

Adrienne Parker, Miss Tennessee Teen USA (1996)

Birth
1979

Mariah Billado, Miss Vermont Teen USA (1997)

Birth
1979

Challen Sievers, Downers Grove Ill, rhythmic gymnast (Olympics-96)

Birth
1979

Johnson brawl, Gossage sustains a sprained ligament in his left thumb

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1979

FCC raids and shuts down pirate radio station WFAT (Bkln NY)

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1979

Following a 6-3 loss to the Orioles, Yanks Goose Gossage and Cliff

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1980

Ethel Wilson, actress (Aunt Harriet-Aldrich Family), dies at 88

Death
1980

Tony Beckley, actor (Assault, When a Stranger Calls), dies at 51

Death
1981

Beth Daniel wins LPGA Florida Lady Citrus Golf

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1981

Oakland A's runs record to 11-0

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1981

Ernst Levy, composer, dies at 85

Death
1981

William Finn's musical "March of Falsettos," premieres in NYC

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1981

Rochester Red Wings and Pawtucket Red Sox play to 2-2 tie in 32 innings, game suspended at 4:07 AM (Pawtucket later wins in 33rd)

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1982

Guinon Bluford announced as 1st black astronaut

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1982

11th Boston Women's Marathon won by Charlotte Teske of Ger in 2:29:33

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1982

USSR Salyut 7 space station put into orbit

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