History of April 19: Three Reasons Why It’s Significant

Many of my Facebook friends have asked me to write an article on the History of April 19th. Why?

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 somewhat less likely to occur on a Monday or Wednesday (56). But what important things have happened historically on this date in history…

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Writer and technologist. Author of fascinating articles about history, tech trends, and pop culture. billpetro.com @billpetro

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Bill Petro

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Writer and technologist. Author of fascinating articles about history, tech trends, and pop culture. billpetro.com @billpetro

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