On This Day

What Happened on April 19, 1999

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 103rd Boston Marathon: Joseph Chebet of Kenya takes men's title in 2:09:52; 3-peat for Fatuma Roba of Ethiopia in women's race in 2:23:25
  • The German Bundestag returns to Berlin.

Famous Deaths

  • David Sanes, US Navy employee
  • Hermine Braunsteiner, Nazi war criminal and female camp guard at Ravensbrück and Majdanek concentration camps, dies at 79