What Happened on April 19, 1941

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 45th Boston Marathon won by Leslie Pawson of RI in 2:30:38
  • Bertolt Brecht's play "Mother Courage and her Childeren" premieres in Zurich
  • Bulgarian troops invade Macedonia
  • Milk rationed in Holland

Famous Birthdays

  • Michel Roux, chef de cuisine
  • Roberto Carlos, Brazilian singer

Famous Weddings

  • Youngest Mitford sister Deborah Mitford marries Andrew Cavendish, son of the Duke of Devonshire in London

Famous Deaths

  • Johanna Muller-Hermann, composer, dies at 63