What Happened on April 19, 1932

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 36th Boston Marathon won by Paul de Bruyn of Germany in 2:33:36.4

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Bonnie Parker is captured in a failed hardware store burglary, and subsequently jailed. A grand jury fails to indict her, however, and she is released a few months later

American Outlaw Bonnie Parker
American Outlaw
Bonnie Parker

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President Herbert Hoover suggests 5 day work week

31st US President Herbert Hoover
31st US President
Herbert Hoover

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrea Mead Lawrence, Rutland Vt, alpine slalom skier (Oly-2 gold-52)

Famous Deaths

  • Wladyslaw Rzepko, composer, dies at 77