April 19

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May 29, 2022

April 19 is the 109th day of the Gregorian calendar (110th in leap years).

event

1241 - The Battle of Legnica, a battle between the Mongols and the European Union, begins. 1587 - The British navy, commanded by Admiral Francis Drake, defeats the invincible fleet at Cadiz, Spain. 1775 - The Battle of Lexington, the first battle of the American Revolutionary War, takes place. 1948 - Myanmar joins the United Nations. 1960 - 4.19 Revolution takes place in Korea. 1989 - The barrel of the US Navy battleship BB-61 Iowa explodes, killing 47 sailors. 1993 A fire broke out at Nonsan Mental Hospital. After a 51-day standoff between federal police and the Davidic Bridge in Waco, Texas, a fire broke out in a building occupied by the Davidic sect, killing 86 people, including four ATF personnel. 1995 - Oklahoma bombing takes place. 1999 - The German Bundestag returns to Berlin. 2004 - Kim Jong-pil resigns as president of the Liberal Democratic Union and announces his retirement from politics. 2005 - Pope Benedict XVI is seated.

Culture

1964 - The first sports car, the Ford Mustang, is introduced. 2007 - Cho Woong-cheon made 700 appearances for the first time in professional baseball. 2008 - Korea's first astronaut Lee So-yeon returned to Earth. 2011 - Apink, a South Korean girl group, debuted. 2014 - Can't Stop Changu in Japan Theatrical Version: Gachinko! The Robot Dad of Counterattack was released. 2018 - Swaziland changed its name to Eswatini.

Birth

1688 – Vasily Tashshev, Russian writer (d. 1793 – Ferdinand I, Emperor of the Austrian Empire (b. 1889 – Otto Georg Tyrac, a German jurist (d. 1946 – Tim Curry, British actor (b. 1947 – Murray Peria, an American pianist (d. 1966 – Nam-Jung Park, a South Korean singer. 1967 – Kim Deok-hyun, a South Korean actor. 1968 – Asako Takakura, a Japanese football player and current football manager. 1970 - Mexican Latin pop singer Luis Miguel Lee Sang-heon, South Korean voice actor 1971 – Hee-yeol Yoo, a South Korean singer-songwriter. 1972 – Rivaldo, Brazilian footballer. 1973 – Choi Young-ah, South Korean announcer (b. 1974 Hu In-jeong, South Korean volleyball player. Lee Ye-rin, South Korean singer 1978 Argentine football player Gabriel Heinse. American actor James Franco. 1979 Gil-gun is a South Korean singer. American actress Kate Hudson. Son Jeong-seong is a South Korean voice actor. 1981 – Hayden Christensen, Canadian actor (b. 1983 – Lee Woo-seon, South Korean baseball player (b. 1984 – Lee Da-hae, a South Korean actress. 1987 Russian tennis player Maria Sharapova. British explorer James Hooper. British football player Joe Hart. 1988 – Haruna Kojima (AKB48), Japanese singer and actress. 1990 Korean football player and midfielder Hankook Young Im Soo-hyang, a South Korean actress. B.A.P Himchan is a South Korean singer. 1994 – T-ara Arum, a South Korean singer (b. 1998 - Love Live Nishikino Maki (b.

death

1054 - Pope Leo IX, 152nd Pope. 1390 – Robert II, King of Scotland. 1446 - Queen Soheon, the queen of King Sejong. 1578 – Kenshin Uesugi, a Japanese general during the Sengoku period. 1598 – Yoshikata Rokkaku, a Japanese general during the Sengoku period. 1604 – Yoshitaka Kuroda, a Japanese general during the Sengoku period. 1768 – Canaletto, Italian painter (d. 1824 – George Gordon Byron, English poet (b. 1881 – Benjamin Disraeli, British statesman and writer (b. 1882 – Charles Darwin, British biologist (d. 1906 – Pierre Curie, French physicist and Nobel laureate (b. 1946 – Rikichi Ando, ​​a Japanese imperial soldier (b. 1983 – Yezi Anzeyevsky, Polish writer (b. 1988 - Korea's German