On This Day

What Happened on April 19, 1937

Historical Events

  • 41st Boston Marathon won by Walter Young of Canada in 2:33:20

Famous Birthdays

  • Elinor Donahue, American actress (Father Knows Best, Get a Life), born in Tacoma, Washington

Person of interestJoseph Estrada

Joseph Estrada, Filipino actor and 13th President of the Philippines (1998-01), born in Tondo, Philippines

President of the Philippines Joseph Estrada
President of the Philippines
Joseph Estrada

Famous Deaths

  • William Conway, 1st Baron Conway of Allington, English historian and explorer (Spitzbergen), dies at 81
1937 Highlights

About April 19, 1937

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 9 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aries