April 19, 1947 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • AAU record for a 25-foot rope climb is set in 4.7 seconds
  • French ship explodes in Texas City harbor, kills about 522

Birthdays in History

  • Frits Castricum, journalist/Dutch MP (PvdA)
  • Wilf Stevenson, director (British Film Institute)