On This Day

What Happened on April 19, 1900

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Highest scoring opening game, Phils beat Braves 19-17 in 10

Famous Birthdays

  • Richard Hughes, English writer (Fiction as Truth), born in Weybridge, Surrey (d. 1976)
  • Roland Michener, 20th Governor General of Canada (1967-74), born in Lacombe, Alberta, Canada (d. 1991)