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Boston Marathon - Historical Events
Date Event
1898-04-19

2nd Boston Marathon won by Ron McDonald of Mass in 2:42:00

1899-04-19

3rd Boston Marathon won by Lawrence Brignolia of Mass in 2:54:38

1900-04-19

4th Boston Marathon won by Jim Caffrey of Canada in 2:39:44.4

1901-04-19

5th Boston Marathon won by Jim Caffrey of Canada in 2:29:23.6

1901-04-19

James J Caffrey wins Boston marathon (2:29:23.6)

1902-04-19

6th Boston Marathon won by Sam Mellor of NY in 2:43:12

1903-04-20

7th Boston Marathon won by John Lorden of Mass in 2:41:29.8

1904-04-19

8th Boston Marathon won by Michael Spring of NY in 2:38:04.4

1905-04-19

9th Boston Marathon won by Fred Lorz of NY in 2:38:25.4

1906-04-19

10th Boston Marathon won by Tim Ford of Mass in 2:45:45

1907-04-19

11th Boston Marathon won by Tom Longboat of Canada in 2:24:24

1908-04-20

12th Boston Marathon won by Tom Morrissey of NY in 2:25:43.2

1909-04-19

13th Boston Marathon won by Henri Renaud of NH in 2:53:36.8

1910-04-19

14th Boston Marathon won by Fred Cameron of Canada in 2:28:52.4

1911-04-19

15th Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar of Mass in 2:21:39.6

1912-04-19

16th Boston Marathon won by Mike Ryan of NY in 2:21:18.2

1913-04-19

17th Boston Marathon won by Fritz Carlson of Minn in 2:25:14.8

1914-04-20

18th Boston Marathon won by James Duffy of Canada in 2:25:01.2

1915-04-19

19th Boston Marathon won by Edouard Fabre of Canada in 2:31:41.2

1916-04-19

20th Boston Marathon won by Arthur Roth of Mass in 2:27:16.4

1917-04-19

21st Boston Marathon won by Bill Kennedy of NY in 2:28:37.2

1919-04-19

23rd Boston Marathon won by Carl Linder of Mass in 2:29:13.4

1920-04-19

24th Boston Marathon won by Peter Trivoulidas of Greece in 2:29:31

1921-04-19

25th Boston Marathon won by Frank Zuna of NJ in 2:18:57.6

1922-04-19

26th Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar of Mass in 2:18:10

1923-04-19

27th Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar of Mass in 2:23:37.4

1924-04-19

28th Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar of Mass in 2:29:40.2

1925-04-20

29th Boston Marathon won by Charles Mellor of Ill in 2:33:00.6

1926-04-19

30th Boston Marathon won by Johnny Miles of Canada in 2:25:40.4

1927-04-19

31st Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar of Mass in 2:40:22.2

1928-04-19

32nd Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar of Mass in 2:37:07.8

1929-04-19

33rd Boston Marathon won by Johnny Miles of Canada in 2:33:08.6

1930-04-19

34th Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar of Mass in 2:34:48.2

1931-04-20

35th Boston Marathon won by Jim Henigan of Mass in 2:46:45.8

1932-04-19

36th Boston Marathon won by Paul de Bruyn of Germany in 2:33:36.4

1933-04-19

37th Boston Marathon won by Leslie Pawson of RI in 2:31:01.6

1934-04-19

38th Boston Marathon won by Dave Komonen of Canada in 2:32:53.8

1935-04-19

39th Boston Marathon won by John A Kelley of Mass in 2:32:07.4

1936-04-20

40th Boston Marathon won by Ellison Brown of RI in 2:33:40.8

1937-04-19

41st Boston Marathon won by Walter Young of Canada in 2:33:20

1938-04-19

42nd Boston Marathon won by Leslie Pawson of RI in 2:35:34.8

1939-04-19

43rd Boston Marathon won by Ellison Brown of RI in 2:28:51.8

1940-04-19

44th Boston Marathon won by Gerard Cote of Canada in 2:28:28.6

1941-04-19

45th Boston Marathon won by Leslie Pawson of RI in 2:30:38

1942-04-19

46th Boston Marathon won by Joe Smith of Mass in 2:26:51.2

1943-04-19

47th Boston Marathon won by Gerard Cote of Canada in 2:28:25.8

1944-04-18

48th Boston Marathon won by Gerard Cote of Canada in 2:31:50.4

1945-04-19

49th Boston Marathon won by John A Kelley of Mass in 2:30:40.2

1946-04-20

50th Boston Marathon won by Stylianos Kyriakides of Greece in 2:29:27

1947-04-19

51st Boston Marathon won by Yun Bok Soh of Korea in 2:25:39

1948-04-19

52nd Boston Marathon won by Gerard Cote of Canada in 2:31:02

1949-04-19

53rd Boston Marathon won by Gosta Leandersson of Sweden in 2:31:50.8

1950-04-19

54th Boston Marathon won by Kee Yong Ham of Korea in 2:32:39

1951-04-19

55th Boston Marathon won by Shigeki Tanaka of Japan in 2:27:45

1952-04-19

56th Boston Marathon won by Doroteo Flores of Guatemala in 2:31:53

1953-04-20

57th Boston Marathon won by Keizo Yamada of Japan in 2:18:51

1954-04-19

58th Boston Marathon won by Veikko Karvonen of Finland in 2:20:39

1954-04-19

7-time winner of Boston Marathon, 65-year-old Clarence Demar, runs his last race at Boston finishing 78th

1955-04-19

59th Boston Marathon won by Hideo Hamamura of Japan in 2:18:22

1956-04-19

60th Boston Marathon won by Antti Viskari of Finland in 2:14:14

1957-04-20

61st Boston Marathon won by John J Kelley of Conn in 2:20:05

1958-04-19

62nd Boston Marathon won by Franjo Mihalic of Yugoslavia in 2:25:54

1959-04-20

63rd Boston Marathon won by Eino Oksanen of Finland in 2:22:42

1960-04-19

64th Boston Marathon won by Paavo Kotila of Finland in 2:20:54

1961-04-19

65th Boston Marathon won by Eino Oksanen of Finland in 2:23:39

1962-04-19

66th Boston Marathon won by Eino Oksanen of Finland in 2:23:48

1963-04-19

67th Boston Marathon won by Aurele Vandendriessche of Belgium in 2:18:58

1964-04-20

68th Boston Marathon won by Aurele Vandendriessche of Belgium in 2:19:59

1965-04-19

69th Boston Marathon won by Morio Shigematsu of Japan in 2:16:33

1966-04-19

70th Boston Marathon won by Kenji Kimihara of Japan in 2:17:11

1966-04-19

Roberta Bignay becomes 1st woman to run in the Boston Marathon

1967-04-19

71st Boston Marathon won by Dave McKenzie of New Zealand in 2:15:45

1968-04-19

72nd Boston Marathon won by Amby Burfoot of Conn in 2:22:17

1969-04-21

73rd Boston Marathon won by Yoshiaki Unetani of Japan in 2:13:49

1970-04-20

74th Boston Marathon won by Ron Hill of Great Britain in 2:10:30

1971-04-19

75th Boston Marathon won by Alvaro Mejia of Colombia in 2:18:45

1972-04-17

76th Boston Marathon won by Olavi Suomalainen of Finland in 2:15:39

1973-04-17

77th Boston Marathon won by Jon Anderson of Oreg in 2:16:03

1974-04-15

78th Boston Marathon won by Neil Cusack of Ireland in 2:13:39

1975-04-21

79th Boston Marathon won by Bill Rodgers of Mass in 2:09:55

1975-04-21

Liane Winter wins world record female Boston marathon (2:42:24)

1976-04-19

80th Boston Marathon won by Jack Fultz of Wash, DC in 2:20:19

1977-04-18

81st Boston Marathon won by Jerome Drayton of Canada in 2:14:46

1978-04-17

82nd Boston Marathon won by Bill Rodgers of Mass in 2:10:13

1979-04-16

83rd Boston Marathon won by Bill Rodgers of Mass in 2:09:27

1980-04-21

84th Boston Marathon won by Bill Rodgers of Mass in 2:12:11

1981-04-20

85th Boston Marathon won by Toshihiko Seko of Japan in 2:09:26

1982-04-19

86th Boston Marathon won by Alberto Salazar of Oreg in 2:08:51

1983-04-18

87th Boston Marathon won by Greg Meyer of Mass in 2:09:00

1984-04-16

88th Boston Marathon won by Geoff Smith of Great Britain in 2:10:34

1985-04-15

89th Boston Marathon won by Geoff Smith of Great Britain in 2:14:05

1986-04-21

90th Boston Marathon won by Rob de Castella of Australia in 2:07:51

1987-04-20

91st Boston Marathon won by Toshihiko Seko of Japan in 2:11:50

1988-04-18

92nd Boston Marathon won by Ibrahim Hussein of Kenya in 2:08:43

1989-04-17

93rd Boston Marathon won by Abebe Mekonen of Ethiopia in 2:09:06

1990-04-16

94th Boston Marathon won by Gelindo Bordin of Italy in 2:08:19

1991-04-15

95th Boston Marathon won by Ibrahim Hussein of Kenya in 2:11:06

1992-04-20

96th Boston Marathon won by Ibrahim Hussein of Kenya in 2:08:14

1993-04-19

97th Boston Marathon won by Cosmas N'deti of Kenya in 2:09:33

1994-04-18

98th Boston Marathon won by Cosmas Ndeti of Kenya in 2:07:15

1995-04-17

99th Boston Marathon won by Cosmas Ndeti of Kenya in 2:09:22

1996-04-15

100th Boston Marathon won by Moses Tanui of Kenya in 2:09:15.9

1997-04-21

101st Boston Marathon won by Lameck Aguta of Kenya in 2:10:34

2013-04-15

3 people are killed and 183 are injured after two explosions near the finish line of the Boston Marathon

2014-04-21

Meb Keflezighi wins the 2014 Boston Marathon

2016-04-19

Two Boston Marathon amputee survivors run 2016 race

2017-04-18

First woman to officially run Boston Marathon finishes race again at 70

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Boston Marathon - Birthdays
Date Event
1958-06-03

Ibrahim Hussein, marathoner, (Boston Marathon-1988, 91, 92)

1971-11-24

Cosmas Ndeti, three-time Boston Marathon winner

Boston Marathon - Deaths
Date Event
2015-12-17

Boston Marathon bombing survivor Kevin White dead at 37


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