What Happened on April 19, 1942

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 46th Boston Marathon won by Joe Smith of Mass in 2:26:51.2

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Price, England, rock keyboardist (Animals-House of the Rising Sun)
  • Bas Jan Ader, Dutch artist (disappeared 1975).
  • Edwin "Eddie" Kramer, Suth African recording producer and engineer (the Beatles, David Bowie, Kiss, Led Zeppelin, Rolling Stones), born in Cape Town, South Africa
  • Jack Roush, American racing entrepreneur