On This Day

What Happened on April 19, 1936

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • First day of the Great Uprising in Palestine, anti-Jewish riots break out

Famous Birthdays

  • Csaba Szabo, Hungarian composer, born in Ákosfalva, Transylvania (d. 2003)
  • Ruby Johnson, American singer (I'll Run Your Hurt Away), born in Elizabeth City, North Carolina (d. 1999)
  • Wilfried Martens, 44th Prime Minister of Belgium (1979-81, 1981-92), Sleidinge, Belgium (d. 2013)