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  • Burbank, California, U.S.
    Wednesday Apr 19, 1944

    The Wright brothers

    A Long Flight

    Burbank, California, U.S.
    Wednesday Apr 19, 1944

    On April 19, 1944, the second production Lockheed Constellation, piloted by Howard Hughes and TWA president Jack Frye, flew from Burbank, California, to Washington, D.C. in 6 hours and 57 minutes (2300 mi – 330.9 mph).




  • Manhattan, New York, U.S.
    Wednesday Apr 19, 1989
    21 PM

    Central Park Jogger Case

    Other victims identified by The New York Times in a 2002 review of the case

    Manhattan, New York, U.S.
    Wednesday Apr 19, 1989
    21 PM

    Michael Vigna, a competitive bike rider hassled about 9:05 p.m. by the group, one of whom tried to punch him. Antonio Diaz, a 52-year-old man walking in the park near 105th Street, was knocked to the ground by teenagers about 9:15 p.m., who stole his bag of food and bottle of beer. He was left unconscious but soon found by a policeman. Gerald Malone and Patricia Dean, riding on a tandem bike, were attacked on East Drive south of 102nd Street about 9:15 p.m. by boys who tried to stop them and grab Dean; the couple called police after reaching a call box.




  • Manhattan, New York, U.S.
    Wednesday Apr 19, 1989
    21 PM

    Central Park Jogger Case

    Other victims attacked by members of the large group while jogging near the reservoir

    Manhattan, New York, U.S.
    Wednesday Apr 19, 1989
    21 PM

    David Lewis, the banker, attacked and robbed about 9:25–9:40 Robert Garner, attacked about 9:30 p.m. David Good, attacked about 9:47 p.m. John Loughlin, the 40-year-old teacher, severely beaten and kicked about 9:40–9:50 p.m. near the reservoir and left unconscious. He was also robbed of a Walkman and other items.




  • Manhattan, New York, U.S.
    Wednesday Apr 19, 1989
    21 PM

    Central Park Jogger Case

    The Attacks

    Manhattan, New York, U.S.
    Wednesday Apr 19, 1989
    21 PM

    At 9 p.m. on April 19, 1989, a group of an estimated 30 – 32 teenagers who lived in East Harlem entered Manhattan's Central Park at an entrance in Harlem, near Central Park North. Some of the group committed several attacks, assaults, and robberies against persons walking, biking, or jogging in the northernmost part of the park and near the reservoir, and victims began to report the incidents to police. Within the North Woods, between 105th and 102nd streets, they were reported as attacking several bicyclists, hurling rocks at a cab, and attacking a pedestrian, whom they robbed of his food and beer, and left unconscious. The teenagers roamed south along the park's East Drive and the 97th Street transverse, between 9 and 10 p.m.




  • Manhattan, New York, U.S.
    Wednesday Apr 19, 1989
    21 PM

    Central Park Jogger Case

    The Reservoir Area Attack

    Manhattan, New York, U.S.
    Wednesday Apr 19, 1989
    21 PM

    At least some of the group traveled further south to the area around the reservoir, where four men jogging were attacked by several youths. Among the victims was John Loughlin, a 40-year-old schoolteacher, who was severely beaten and robbed between 9:40 and 9:50. He was hit in the head with a pipe and stick, knocking him briefly unconscious. At a pre-trial hearing in October 1989, a police officer testified that when Loughlin was found, he was bleeding so badly that he "looked like he was dunked in a bucket of blood".




  • U.S.
    Friday Apr 19, 2002

    Dwayne Johnson

    First Lead Role

    U.S.
    Friday Apr 19, 2002

    Johnson played his first lead role in the spin-off The Scorpion King (2002).




  • Menlo Park, California, U.S.
    Friday Apr 19, 2013

    Facebook, Inc.

    Facebook Modified Its Logo

    Menlo Park, California, U.S.
    Friday Apr 19, 2013

    On April 19 Facebook modified its logo to remove the faint blue line at the bottom of the "F" icon. The letter F moved closer to the edge of the box.


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