On This Day

What Happened on April 19, 1981

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Oakland A's runs record to 11-0
  • William Finn's musical "March of Falsettos" premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Catalina Sandino Moreno, Colombian actress (Maria Full of Grace), born in Bogotá, Colombia

Person of interestHayden Christensen

Hayden Christensen, Canadian actor (Sam-Life as a House, Star Wars), born in Vancouver, British Columbia

  • Martin Havlát, Czech ice hockey player, born in Mladá Boleslav, Czechoslovakia
  • Troy Polamalu, American football player (Pittsburgh Steelers), born in Garden Grove, California

Famous Deaths

  • Ernst Levy, Swiss composer, dies at 85