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 This day in History - April 19
498 Historic Events for April 19
1919

Gil Langley, cricketer (Australian wicket-keeper 1951-56)

Birth
1920

24th Boston Marathon won by Peter Trivoulidas of Greece in 2:29:31

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1920

Frank Fontaine, Cambridge Mass, comedian (Crazy Guggenheim)

Birth
1921

25th Boston Marathon won by Frank Zuna of NJ in 2:18:57.6

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1921

Glyn England, CEO (CEGB, Windcluster Ltd)

Birth
1921

Will Ogdon, composer

Birth
1921

Funeral of last German Emperoress, Augusta Victoria

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1922

Erich Hartmann, German WW II pilot (downed 352 Russian aircrafts)

Birth
1922

Luigi Barbbarito, reverend (Apostolic ProNuncio)

Birth
1922

26th Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar of Mass in 2:18:10

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1923

27th Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar of Mass in 2:23:37.4

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1923

New Egyptian law allows suffrage for men, except soldiers

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1923

Thomas Paine Westendorf, composer, dies at 75

Death
1924

28th Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar of Mass in 2:29:40.2

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1924

"National Barn Dance" premieres on WLS Chicago

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1925

Hugh O'Brian, [Krampke], Rochester NY, actor (Wyatt Earp, Search)

Birth
1926

30th Boston Marathon won by Johnny Miles of Canada in 2:25:40.4

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1926

Squire Bancroft, [Butterfield], actor/manager (Haymarket), dies at 84

Death
1927

Don Barbour, Greencastle Ind, singer (4 Freshmen)

Birth
1927

"Vagabond King" opens in London

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1927

31st Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar of Mass in 2:40:22.2

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1928

Yanks are out of 1st place for 1st time since May 1926

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1928

Japanese troops occupies Sjantung-schiereiland

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1928

32nd Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar of Mass in 2:37:07.8

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1928

John Horlock, British vice-chancellor (Open College)

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