On This Day

What Happened on April 19, 1956

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 1st ML baseball game in NJ, Dodgers beat Phils in Roosevelt Stadium

Famous Birthdays

  • Sue Barker, British tennis player (French Open 1976), born in Paignton, England

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

American actress Grace Kelly marries Monaco's Prince Rainier III (in Church)

Actress Grace Kelly
Grace Kelly

Famous Deaths

  • Ernst Robert Curtius, German literature historian, dies at 70
  • Leon N H Jungschlaeger, head milt intelligence Neth-Indies, dies at 52
  • Lionel K P "Buster" Crabb, British diver (WWII), dies at 47