What Happened on April 19, 1928

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 32nd Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar of Mass in 2:37:07.8
  • Japanese troops occupies Sjantung-schiereiland
  • The 125th and final fascicle of the Oxford English Dictionary is published.
  • Yanks are out of 1st place for 1st time since May 1926

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexis Korner, musician (Blues Inc-Bootleg Him), born in Paris, France
  • John Horlock, British vice-chancellor (Open College)