What Happened on April 19, 1906

Day of the Week: Thursday

1906-04-19

Historical Events

  • 10th Boston Marathon won by Tim Ford of Mass in 2:45:45
  • Belgian naval education ship Comte The Stain de Naeyer sets sail
  • SF Earthquake ends killing 452

Famous Deaths

  • Pierre Curie, French physicist (Nobel 1903) and husband of Marie Curie, dies in a cart accident at 46
  • Spencer Gore, British tennis player and cricketer (b. 1850)