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 soccer forward (52 caps; Birmingham City, Nottingham Forest, Manchester City, Sampdoria, Sheffield Wednesday) and manager (QPR, Sheffield Wed, Birmingham City, Crystal Palace), born in Plymouth, England (d. 2023)
Born in 1954

About April 19, 1954

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 5 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: I See The Moon - Stargazers