April 19th is known as Bicycle Day and Hanging Out Day.
Today marks day 109 of the year, and we have 256 days left of the year.
If you were born on this day, your zodiac sign is Aries.
Today has been an eventful one in history, and you’re going to find out why right here! We’re going to look at facts and historical events that happened on this day.
Did you know that on this day in 1882, Charles Darwin died at 73-years-old? He was famous for teaching the world the theory of evolution by natural selection.
Keep reading for more interesting facts about April 19th in history!
What Happened On April 19 In History?
American construction worker Rodney King received $3.8 million in compensation after suffering police brutality on March 3, 1991.
Prolific killer Charles Manson was sentenced to death by gas chamber.
The decision came after a lengthy 225 days of trials.
Johnny Cash released his “Ring of Fire” single.
It won the Grammy Hall of Fame Award on February 25, 1998.
Grace Kelly married Rainier III the Prince of Monaco.
The Warsaw Uprising involved Jews in the Warsaw Ghetto resisting Nazi Germany during WWII.
Afterwards Officer Jürgen Stroop ordered for the Ghetto to be destroyed which started the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.
The Roman Catholic Church declared Joan of Arc a saint.
Charles Darwin, who taught the world the theory of evolution by natural selection, died at 73 years old.
The Battle of Lexington and Concord began, which kicked off the American Revolutionary War between 1775 & 1783.
Captain James Cook sighted Australia for the first time.
The town of Chartres in France surrendered to King Henry IV.
This marked the beginning of the end for Europe's War of Religion.
The Treaty of Frankfurt was signed between Holy Roman Emperor Charles V and Protestants.