On This Day: April 19th
This is 109th day of the year and 256 days remain in the year.
- Hebrew calendar—14 Nisan 5779
- Chinese calendar—the 15th day of the 3rd month of 4717 (Ji Hai)
- Islamic calendar—(note)
The first Boston Marathon was run.
Roger Shermanpolitical leader
Sarah Kemble Knightteacher
Dudley Mooreactor, comedian, composer
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Note: Dates in the Islamic calendar are provided for planning purposes only, and calculated with the hdate Islamic calendar program for moonrise in Boston, Masschusetts. Depending on your location and other factors, this result may differ from actual religious observances by one day. Please consult your local religious authority for any religious determinations of hejiric date.