On This Day

What Happened on April 19, 1954

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

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

Sport awardBoston Marathon

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

Marathon Runner Clarence DeMar
Marathon Runner
Clarence DeMar

Famous Birthdays

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