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The 19t o Aprile is the 109t day o the year (110t in lowp years) in the Gregorian Calendar, wi 256 days ti come.
Events[eedit | eedit soorce]
- 1390 - Robert III o Scotland acomes King.
- 1770 - James Cook sichts the east coast o Australie.
- 1839 - The Treaty o Lunnon staiblishes Belgium as a kinrick an guarantees its neutrality.
- 1865 - The funeral o Abraham Lincoln taks place.
- 1897 - Boston, Massachusetts haulds its first marathon.
- 1941 - Warld War II: A nichttime air-raid in Lunnon kills 13 firefechters.
- 1948 - Burma jyns the Unitit Naitions.
- 1956 - American actress Grace Kelly mairies Rainier III, Prince o Monaco.
- 1971 - Sierra Leone acomes a republic.
- 1975 - Indie launches its first satellite.
- 1987 - The Simpsons, creatit bi Matt Groening, premier on the Tracey Ullman show. The first full series stairts in December 1989.
- 1995 - The splosion o a bomb at the Alfred P. Murrah Federal biggin in Oklahoma Ceety kills 168 fowk.
- 1999 - The German Bundestag muives frae Bonn tae Berlin.
- 2005 - Pape Benedict XVI is electit heid o the Roman Catholic Kirk.
- 2006 - Maureen Watt teuk her Aith o Allegiance tae Queen Elizabeth II as Commissioner tae the Scots Pairlament.
- 2015 - A boat capsizes off Lampedusa, Soothren Italy, killin an estimatit ower 700 fowk fleein frae Africae an the Middle East.
- 2018 - Miguel Diaz-Canel acomes Preses o Cuba, succeedin Raul Castro.
- 2018 - On his 50t birthday, Mswati III o Swaziland proclaims a chynge in the kintra's offeecial name tae "Kinrick o eSwatini".
Births[eedit | eedit soorce]
- 1758 - William Carnegie, 7t Yerl o Northesk, Scots admiral (d. 1831)
- 1793 - Ferdinand I o Austrick (d. 1825)
- 1801 - Gustav Fechner, German filosofer, pheesicist an psychologist (d. 1887)
- 1832 - José Echegaray, Spaingie dramatist (d. 1916)
- 1882 - Getulio Vargas, Preses o Brazil (d. 1954)
- 1897 - Jiroemon Kimura, Japanese supercentenarian (d. 2013)
- 1912 - Glenn T. Seaborg, American chemist (d. 1999)
- 1932 - Fernando Botero, Colombie penter an sculptor
- 1936 - Séamus Pattison, Irish politeecian (d. 2018)
- 1937 - Joseph Estrada, umwhile Preses o the Philippines
- 1943 - Margo MacDonald, Scots politeecian (d. 2014)
- 1960 - Ara Gevorgyan, Armenian muisicker, componer an producer
- 1964 - Gordon Marshall, Scots fitbawer
- 1968 - Mswati III, King o Swaziland
- 1969 - Ashley Judd, American actress
- 1970 - Kelly Holmes, Inglis athlete
- 1970 - Luis Miguel, Mexican sangster
- 1972 - Rivaldo, Brazilian fitbawer
- 1978 - James Franco, American actor
- 1979 - Kate Hudson, American actress
- 1981 - Hayden Christensen, Canadian actor
- 1985 - Valon Behrami, Swiss fitbawer
- 1987 - Joe Hart, Inglis fitbawer
- 1987 - Maria Sharapova, Roushie profeesional tennis player an umwhile Warld No. 1.
- 1994 - Sam Stanton, Scots fitbawer
Daiths[eedit | eedit soorce]
- 1054 - Pape Leo IX (b. 1002)
- 1390 - Robert II o Scotland (b. 1316)
- 1560 - Philip Melanchthon, German reformer (b. 1497)
- 1768 - Canaletto, Italian airist (b. 1697)
- 1804 - Robert Hay-Drummond, 10t Yerl o Kinnoull, Scots peer (b. 1751)
- 1824 - Laird Byron, Inglis poet (b. 1788)
- 1829 - David Erskine, 11t Yerl o Buchan, Scots botanist, author an gairden an seemetry designer (b. 1742)
- 1854 - Robert Jameson, Scots naituralist an meeneralogist (b. 1774)
- 1881 - Benjamin Disraeli, Prime Meenister o the Unitit Kinrick (b. 1804)
- 1882 - Charles Darwin, Inglis naituralist (b. 1809)
- 1906 - Pierre Curie, French scientist (b. 1859)
- 1915 - Thomas Clouston, Scots psychiatrist (b. 1840)
- 1932 - Watson Cheyne, Scots surgeon an bacteriologist (b. 1852)
- 1967 - Konrad Adenauer, Chancellor o Wast Germany (b. 1876)
- 1974 - Ayub Khan, Preses o Pakistan (b. 1907)
- 1998 - Octavio Paz, Mexican writer (b. 1914)
- 2004 - Ronnie Simpson, Scots fitbawer (b. 1930)
- 2009 - J. G. Ballard, Inglis writer (b. 1930)
- 2016 - Patricio Aylwin, Preses o Chile (b. 1918)
Halidays[eedit | eedit soorce]
- The eat day o the follaein saunts in the Roman Catholic Kirk:
- Patriots' Day (Maine, Massachusetts, Wisconsin)
- King Mswati's Birthday (Swaziland)
- Bicycle Day
- Dutch-American Friendship Day
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