Sunday 19 April 1942US date format: 4/19/1942, UK date format: 19/4/1942
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 19, 1942). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat).
Famous people born on this day include Larry Ramos and Alan Price.
Saboteur, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
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Which were the important events of 19 April 1942 ?
- 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.
- The Roman holiday of Cerealia ends. (Roman Empire)
- Primrose Day (England) ? primroses are placed on the statue of Benjamin Disraeli in Parliament Square, London on the anniversary of his death (1881).
- George of Antioch
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saint Emma
- Landing of the 33 (Uruguay).
- Patriot's Day (Massachusetts, Maine, and Wisconsin, USA).
- Larry Ramos: American musician, a singer, guitarist...
- Alan Price: British musician, an organist, one of...
- Frank Elstner: German television presenter.
- Bas Ader: Dutch-American photographer and director...
- Bas Jan Ader: Dutch artist (disappeared 1975).
- Maarten van den Bergh: American-Dutch businessman.
- Jack Roush: American businessman founded Roush...
- André Blandin: French race horse trainer and jockey.
- 46th Boston Marathon won by Joe Smith of Massachusetts in 2:26:51.2.
- World War II: In Poland, the Majdan-Tatarski ghetto is established, situated between the Lublin Ghetto and a Majdanek subcamp.