What Happened on April 19, 1950

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 54th Boston Marathon won by Kee Yong Ham of Korea in 2:32:39

Famous Birthdays

  • Earl Gardner, American jazz trumpeter (Saturday Night Live), born in NYC, New York
  • Jeff Hammond, cricketer (Australian fast bowler on 1973 WI tour)
  • Marc Demeyer, Belgian cyclist (Paris-Brussel '74)

Famous Deaths

  • Lord Berners [Gerald Tyrwhitt], English composer (1st Childhood), dies at 66