On This Day

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 singer (Sammy Kaye Orch, Hold My Hand), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2004)
  • Franc [Franklin E] Essed, Suriname agricultural eng, Oper Grasshopper)
  • John Goddard, cricketer, West Indian all-rounder 1948-57)
1919 Highlights

About April 21, 1919

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 101 years, 7 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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