What Happened on April 19, 1966

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 70th Boston Marathon: Kenji Kimihara of Japan 1st man in 2:17:11 and Bobbi Gibb of United States 1st woman in 3:21:40
  • In 1st regular season game at Anaheim Stadium, Angels lose 3-1 to Chic
  • Roberta Bignay becomes 1st woman to run in the Boston Marathon

Famous Birthdays

  • Paul Reiffel, cricketer (Victorian & Australian pace bowler)
  • Randolph Keys, NBA forward (Milwaukee Bucks)
  • VĂ©ronique Gens, French soprano