What Happened on April 19, 1962

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 66th Boston Marathon won by Eino Oksanen of Finland in 2:23:48
  • NASA civilian pilot Joseph A Walker takes X-15 to 46,900m

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestAl Unser Jr.

Al Unser Jr, Indy-car racer (over 10 wins), born in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Indy Car Driver Al Unser Jr.
Indy Car Driver
Al Unser Jr.
  • Christa Teno, Tecumseh Ontario, LPGA golfer (1989 Mitsubishi-44th)