On This Day

What Happened on April 19, 2004

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 108th Boston Marathon: Kenyan double; Timothy Cherigat takes men's title in 2:10:37; Catherine Ndereba wins her 3rd women's event in 2:24:27

Famous Deaths

  • John Maynard Smith, English biologist (b. 1920)
  • Norris McWhirter, Scottish co-founder of the Guinness Book of Records (b. 1925)