On This Day — April 19th

'Why Him?' film premiere, Los Angeles, USA - 17 Dec 2016

April 19th is the 109th day of the year (110th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 256 days remaining until the end of the year. This date is slightly more likely to fall on a Tuesday, Thursday or Sunday (58 in 400 years each) than on Friday or Saturday (57), and slightly less likely to occur on a Monday or Wednesday (56).

797 – Byzantine emperor Constantine VI was captured, blinded, and imprisoned by the supporters of his mother Irene.

1713 – With no living male heirs, Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI issued the Pragmatic Sanction to ensure one of his daughters would inherit the Habsburg lands.

1903 – A two-day anti-Jewish riot began in Kishinev, Bessarabia (now in Moldova), causing the death of nearly 50 Jews and focusing worldwide negative attention on the persecution of Jews in Russia.

1927 – American actress Mae West was sentenced to ten days in jail for “corrupting the morals of youth” for her play Sex.

1971 – The first space station, Salyut 1, was launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome near Tyuratam, Kazakh SSR, USSR.

Celebrity Birthdays

Tim Curry turns 72

Ashley Judd turns 50

James Franco turns 40

Kate Hudson turns 39

Joe Hart turns 31


4 thoughts on “On This Day — April 19th

    • The sexual predator isn’t ageing like the rest of the world because of a relatively stress-free lifestyle, which is all thanks to his Hollywood enablers and defenders.


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