On This Day

What Happened on April 19, 1954

Historical Events

  • 58th Boston Marathon won by Veikko Karvonen of Finland in 2:20:39

Boston Marathon

7-time winner of Boston Marathon, 65-year-old Clarence DeMar, runs his last race at Boston finishing 78th

Famous Birthdays

  • Trevor Francis, British football player and manager, born in Plymouth, England
1954 Highlights

About April 19, 1954

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 7 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aries