This Day in History :: 19 April
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19 April 1961 : 65th Boston Marathon won by Eino Oksanen of Finland in 2:23:39
19 April 1960 : 64th Boston Marathon won by Paavo Kotila of Finland in 2:20:54
19 April 1959 : Louise Suggs wins LPGA Dallas Civitan Golf Open
19 April 1959 : Uprising in La Paz Bolivia, fails
19 April 1958 : 62nd Boston Marathon won by Franjo Mihalic of Yugoslavia in 2:25:54
19 April 1956 : 1st ML baseball game in NJ, Dodgers beat Phils in Roosevelt Stadium
19 April 1956 : 60th Boston Marathon won by Antti Viskari of Finland in 2:14:14
19 April 1955 : 59th Boston Marathon won by Hideo Hamamura of Japan in 2:18:22
19 April 1954 : 58th Boston Marathon won by Veikko Karvonen of Finland in 2:20:39
19 April 1954 : 7-time winner of Boston Marathon, 65-year-old Clarence Demar, runs his last race at Boston finishing 78th
19 April 1953 : Louise Suggs wins LPGA San Diego Golf Open
19 April 1953 : WAFB TV channel 9 in Baton Rouge, LA (CBS) begins broadcasting
19 April 1952 : 56th Boston Marathon won by Doroteo Flores of Guatemala in 2:31:53
19 April 1951 : "Tree Grows in Brooklyn" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 267 performances
19 April 1951 : 55th Boston Marathon won by Shigeki Tanaka of Japan in 2:27:45









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