Saturday April 19, 1941

US date format: 4/19/1941, UK date format: 19/4/1941

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 19, 1941). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Winston Churchill (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Roberto Carlos and Priit Aimla. Citizen Kane, directed by Orson Welles, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941
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Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 19, 1941?


  • Republic Day (Sierra Leone).
  • Declaration of Independence Day (Venezuela).
  • Easter Sunday 1908, 1981, 1987, 1992. In the Gregorian Calendar Easter Sunday falls on 19 April more often than on any other date.
  • Bicycle Day.
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  • 45th Boston Marathon won by Leslie Pawson of Rhode Island in 2:30:38.
  • Bulgarian troops invade Macedonia.
  • Bertolt Brecht's anti-war play ''Mother Courage and Her Children'' () receives its first theatrical production at the Schauspielhaus Zürich.

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Citizen Kane

Citizen Kane

Directed by: Orson Welles

Starring: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Dorothy Comingore, Agnes Moorehead

Country: United States of America

Penny Serenade

Penny Serenade

Directed by: George Stevens

Starring: Cary Grant, Irene Dunne, Beulah Bondi, Edgar Buchanan

Country: United States of America

The Wagons Roll at Night

The Wagons Roll at Night

Directed by: Ray Enright

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Sylvia Sidney, Eddie Albert, Joan Leslie

Lady from Louisiana

Lady from Louisiana

Directed by: Bernard Vorhaus

Starring: John Wayne, Ona Munson, Ray Middleton, Henry Stephenson

Invisible Ghost

Invisible Ghost

Directed by: Joseph H. Lewis

Starring: Bela Lugosi, Polly Ann Young, John McGuire, Clarence Muse

Days to next April 19

If April 19, 1941 is your birthday you're 79 years, 5 months, 3 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 28 days.

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