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 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.
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)
- 65The freedman Milichus betrayed Piso’s plot to kill the Emperor Nero and all the conspirators were arrested.
- 1770Marie Antoinette marries Louis XVI in a proxy wedding.
- 1775American Revolutionary War: The war begins with an American victory in Concord during the battles of Lexington and Concord.
- 1861American Civil War: Baltimore riot of 1861: a pro-Secession mob in Baltimore, Maryland, attacks United States Army troops marching through the city.
- 1942World War II: In Poland, the Majdan-Tatarski ghetto is established, situated between the Lublin Ghetto and a Majdanek subcamp.
- 1943Bicycle Day – Swiss chemist Dr. Albert Hofmann deliberately takes LSD for the first time.
- 1948Burma (now Myanmar) joins the United Nations.
- 1985FBI siege on the compound of The Covenant, The Sword, and the Arm of the Lord (CSAL) in Arkansas
- 1985U.S.S.R performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalatinsk.
- 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?
- 1785Alexandre Pierre François Boëly, French composer (d. 1858)
- 1814Louis Amédée Achard, French novelist (d. 1875)
- 1877Ole Evinrude, Norwegian-American inventor (d. 1934)
- 1882Getúlio Vargas, President of Brazil (d. 1954)
- 1920Gene Leis, American jazz guitarist and educator (d. 1993)
- 1948Rick Miller, American baseball player
- 1973Alessio Scarpi, Italian footballer
- 1981Troy Polamalu, American football player
- 1983Alberto Callaspo, Venezuelan baseball player
- 1987Maria Sharapova, Russian tennis player
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