What Happened on April 19, 1939

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 43rd Boston Marathon won by Ellison Brown of RI in 2:28:51.8
  • Connecticut finally approves Bill of Rights (148 years late)

Famous Birthdays

  • E Clay Shaw Jr, (Rep-R-FL, 1981-2007 ), (d. 2013)
  • Ellen Weston, actress (Betty-SWAT), born in NYC, New York
  • Michael Macaulay, cricketer (Tvl, W Prov, OFS, NE Tvl, E Prov & S Afr)