April 19: Day of the Week
April 19, 2019 was the 109th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 256 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Friday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kin'yōbi.
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Here’s the April calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
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.
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April 19 Historical Event(s)
- 1012Martyrdom of Ælfheah in Greenwich, London.
- 1770Marie Antoinette marries Louis XVI in a proxy wedding.
- 1810Venezuela achieves home rule: Vicente Emparan, Governor of the Captaincy General is removed by the people of Caracas and a junta is installed.
- 1927Mae West is sentenced to 10 days in jail for obscenity for her play Sex.
- 1942World War II: In Poland, the Majdan-Tatarski ghetto is established, situated between the Lublin Ghetto and a Majdanek subcamp.
- 1951General Douglas MacArthur retires from the military.
- 1971Charles Manson is sentenced to death for conspiracy to commit the Tate/LaBianca murders.
- 1971Sierra Leone becomes a republic, and Siaka Stevens the president.
- 1999The German Bundestag returns to Berlin, the first German parliamentary body to meet there since the Reichstag was dissolved in 1945.
- 2011Fidel Castro resigns from the Communist Party of Cuba’s central committee after 45 years of holding the title.
Who were born on April 19?
- 1897Peter de Noronha, Indian businessman and philanthropist (d. 1970)
- 1900Richard Hughes, English novelist (d. 1976)
- 1933Dickie Bird, English cricket umpire
- 1944Bernie Worrell, American keyboardist (P Funk)
- 1948Stuart McLean, Canadian radio host
- 1960Ara Gevorgyan, Armenian musician, composer and musical producer
- 1972Jeff Wilkins, American football player
- 1976Scott Padgett, American basketball player
- 1983Alberto Callaspo, Venezuelan baseball player
- 1990Kim Chiu, Filipino actress
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