April 19, 1943 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • Bicycle Day - Swiss chemist Dr. Albert Hofmann deliberately takes LSD for the first time.
  • Jews refuse to surrender the Warsaw Ghetto to SS officer J├╝rgen Stroop, who then orders its destruction, beginning the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

Deaths in History

  • Alexander Schmorell, German resistance fighter, beheaded
  • Kurt Huber, German resistance fighter, beheaded
  • Willy Graf, German resistance fighter, beheaded