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
  • 60th Boston Marathon won by Antti Viskari of Finland in 2:14:14

Famous Birthdays

  • Lori West, LPGA golfer (1994 State Farm-5th), born in Denver, Colorado
  • Sue Barker, English tennis star

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

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

Actress Grace Kelly
Grace Kelly

Famous Deaths

  • Ernst R 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