On This Day

April 19, 1941 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • Bertolt Brecht's play "Mother Courage and her Children" premieres in Zurich
  • Bulgarian troops invade Macedonia
  • Milk rationed in Holland

Birthdays in History

  • Michel Roux, French chef and restaurateur (opened Le Gavroche, 1st three Michelin starred restaurant in Britain), born in Charolles, Saône-et-Loire, Vichy France

Weddings in History

  • Youngest Mitford sister Deborah Mitford marries Andrew Cavendish, son of the Duke of Devonshire in London