What Happened on April 21, 1919

Historical Events

  • 23rd Boston Marathon won by Carl Linder in 2:29:13.4

Famous Birthdays

  • Don Cornell [Luigi Varlaro], American pop singer (Sammy Kaye Orchestra - "Room Full of Roses; solo - "Hold My Hand"), born in The Bronx, New York City (d. 2004)
  • Frank Essed, Surinamese politician and forestry scientist (Operation Grasshopper), born in Paramaribo, Suriname (d. 1988)
  • John Goddard, West Indian cricket all-rounder and captain (27 Tests @ 30.67; 33 wickets; Barbados), born in St Michael, Barbados (d. 1987)
  • Roger Doucet, French Canadian tenor, noted for his bilingual rendition of national anthem "O Canada" at Montreal sporting events, born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 1981)
Born in 1919
1919 Highlights

About April 21, 1919

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 1 month and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Taurus