On This Day

What Happened on April 19, 1938

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Phil Emmett Mueller & Dodger Ernie Koy both homer in their 1st at bat

Famous Birthdays

  • Jonathan Tunick, American composer (one of 15 people to have won all four major American show business awards: the Tony Awards, Academy Awards, Emmy Awards and Grammy Awards), born in NYC, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Henry John Newbolt, English poet and author (Studies Green & Gray), dies at 75