This Day In History: April 19

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The first Boston Marathon is run, the shot heard around the world is coined in the Ralph Waldo Emerson poem, Concord Hymn, Grace Kelly becomes Princess Grace of Monaco, and Pope Benedict is elected in This Day in History video. The date is April 19th. Actress Grace Kelly married Prince Rainier and became the sponsor of the Cannes Film Festival.