On This Day

What Happened on April 19, 1926

Historical Events

  • 30th Boston Marathon won by Canadian Johnny Miles in 2:25:40.4

Famous Birthdays

  • Kim Bok-dong, Korean sex slave activist, born in Yangsan, Korea (d. 2019)

Famous Deaths

  • Alexander Alexandrovich Chuprov, Russian statistician (b. 1874)
  • Sir Squire Bancroft [Butterfield], British actor and manager known for creating 'drawing-room comedy' (Haymarket), dies at 84
1926 Highlights

About April 19, 1926

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 95 years, 7 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aries