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
  • 55th Boston Marathon won by Shigeki Tanaka of Japan in 2:27:45

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 and writer (d. 1978)
  • J√≥annes Eidesgaard, Prime Minister of the Faroe Islands