About April 19

April 19, 2021 is the 109th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 256 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Monday.

You can browse the full year calendar in case you need it.

Lovelife today Hey! How’s your lovelife today? Get a free love reading with the most frank answers. Start to seize love opportunities in your life! Did I mention it’s F-R-E-E? (Sponsored link; 18+ only)

Aries is the sun 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.

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 288 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

What Happened On April 19

  • 1782
    John Adams secures the Dutch Republic’s recognition of the United States as an independent government. The house which he had purchased in The Hague, Netherlands becomes the first American embassy.
  • 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.
  • 1839
    The Treaty of London establishes Belgium as a kingdom.
  • 1892
    Charles Duryea claims to have driven the first automobile in the United States, in Springfield, Massachusetts.
  • 1927
    Mae West is sentenced to 10 days in jail for obscenity for her play Sex.
  • 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.
  • 1943
    World War II: In Poland, German troops enter the Warsaw ghetto to round up the remaining Jews, beginning the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.
  • 1948
    Burma (now Myanmar) joins the United Nations.
  • 1954
    The Constituent Assembly of Pakistan recognises Urdu and Bengali as the national languages of Pakistan.
  • 1956
    Actress Grace Kelly marries Prince Rainier of Monaco.
  • 1971
    Sierra Leone becomes a republic, and Siaka Stevens the president.
  • 1975
    India’s first satellite Aryabhata is launched.
  • 1984
    Advance Australia Fair is proclaimed as Australia’s national anthem, and green and gold as the national colours.
  • 1985
    U.S.S.R performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalatinsk.
  • 1987
    The Simpsons premieres as a short cartoon on The Tracey Ullman Show
  • 1989
    A gun turret explodes on the USS Iowa, killing 47 sailors.
  • 1993
    South Dakota governor George Mickelson and seven others are killed when a state-owned aircraft crashes in Iowa.
  • 1997
    The Red River Flood of 1997 overwhelms the city of Grand Forks, North Dakota. Fire breaks out and spreads in downtown Grand Forks, but high water levels hamper efforts to reach the fire, leading to the destruction of 11 buildings.
  • 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.

My Birthday Ninja Is this your birthday? Are you not curious to learn who shares your special day? Find out the April 19 famous birthdays and expand your knowledge today. (Sponsored link)



Share or Link to This Page: