On This Day

What Happened on April 19, 1951

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • "Tree Grows in Brooklyn" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 267 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

General Douglas MacArthur ends his military career

US WWII General Douglas MacArthur
US WWII General
Douglas MacArthur

Famous Birthdays

  • Barry Brown, American actor (Frederick Winterbourne-Daisy Miller), born in San Jose, California (d. 1978)
  • Jóannes Eidesgaard, Prime Minister of the Faroe Islands (2004-08), born in Tvøroyri, Suðuroy