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What Happened on April 19, 1883

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestGetulio Vargas

Getulio Vargas, President of Brazil (1930-45, 1951-54), modernizer and dictator, born in São Borja, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazilian Empire (d. 1954)

President and Dictator of Brazil Getulio Vargas
President and Dictator of Brazil
Getulio Vargas
  • Richard von Mises, Austrian scientist and mathematician (probability theory), born in Lemberg, Austria-Hungary (d. 1953)
1883 Highlights

About April 19, 1883

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 137 years, 6 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aries