Friday April 19, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

April 19: Day of the Week

April 19, 2024 is the 110th day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 256 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Friday.

If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is viernes.

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Here’s the April calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Aries is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Diamond is the modern birthstone for this month. Opal is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

April 19 Historical Event(s)

1713
With no living male heirs, Charles VI, Holy Roman Emperor, issues the Pragmatic Sanction of 1713 to ensure that Habsburg lands and the Austrian throne would be inherited by his daughter, Maria Theresa of Austria (not actually born until 1717).
1809
An Austrian corps is defeated by the forces of the Duchy of Warsaw in the Battle of Raszyn, part of the struggles of the Fifth Coalition. On the same day the Austrian main army is defeated by a First French Empire Corps led by Louis-Nicolas Davout at the Battle of Teugen-Hausen in Bavaria, part of a four day campaign that ended in a French victory.
1892
Charles Duryea claims to have driven the first automobile in the United States, in Springfield, Massachusetts.
1942
World War II: In Poland, the Majdan-Tatarski ghetto is established, situated between the Lublin Ghetto and a Majdanek subcamp.
1943
Bicycle Day – Swiss chemist Dr. Albert Hofmann deliberately takes LSD for the first time.
1956
Actress Grace Kelly marries Prince Rainier of Monaco.
1971
Vietnam War: Vietnam Veterans Against the War begin a five-day demonstration in Washington, D.C.
1985
U.S.S.R performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalatinsk.
1993
South Dakota governor George Mickelson and seven others are killed when a state-owned aircraft crashes in Iowa.
2005
His Eminence Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger is elected the 265th Pope of the Catholic Church following the death of Pope John Paul II. The new Pope takes on the regnal name Benedict XVI.

Who were born on April 19?

1900
Roland Michener, Canadian politician, Governor General (1967-1974) (d. 1991)
1953
Rod Morgenstein, American musician (Winger)
1959
Donald Markwell, Australian educator, Warden of Rhodes House, Oxford
1960
Frank Viola, American baseball player
1962
Al Unser, Jr., American race car driver
1966
David La Haye, Canadian actor
1970
Kelly Holmes, English athlete
1974
Akara Amarttayakul, Thai actor
1975
Jussi Jääskeläinen, Finnish footballer
1977
Joe Beimel, American baseball player

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