On This Day

What Happened on April 19, 2015

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Music awardsMusic Awards

50th Academy of Country Music Awards: Luke Bryan, Jason Aldean, and Miranda Lambert win

Country Music Singer-Songwriter Luke Bryan
Country Music Singer-Songwriter
Luke Bryan
  • Boat carrying approx. 850 migrants is shipwrecked in the Mediterranean between Italian and Libya, with only 27 migrants rescued.

Famous Deaths

  • Roy Mason [Baron Mason of Barnsley], British defense secretary and Labour MP, dies at 91