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Historical Events In 2019

Friday, 18 September 2020

Jan 01   All works published in 1923 except sound recordings (see 2022 scheduled events) enter the public domain in the United States, the first works to do so since the passage of the 1998 Sonny Bono Copyright Term Extension Act in the year 2019.  

Jan 01   Jair Bolsonaro begins his 4 year term as President of Brazil in the year 2019.  

Jan 01   On this day in history jair Bolsonaro begins his four-year term as President of Brazil.  

Jan 01   Level at 1-1 in Hopman Cup tennis tie, Roger Federer and Serena Williams (combined 43 major singles titles) matchup in deciding mixed doubles; with team mate Belinda Bencic, Federer wins 4-2, 4-3 for 2-1 Swiss victory over US on this day in history.  

Jan 01   In the year 2019 qatar withdraws from OPEC.  

Jan 01   Same-sex marriage becomes legal in Austria on this day in history.  

Jan 01   Unmanned space probe New Horizons makes a close approach of the Kuiper belt object (KBO) 486958 Arrokoth at 05:33 UTC in the year 2019.  

Jan 02   Apple CEO Tim Cook blames below expectation Chinese iPhone sales for downturn in company's outlook, rocking international stock markets in the year 2019.  

Jan 02   Great Belt Bridge rail accident: A DSB express passenger train is hit by a semi-trailer from a passing cargo train on the western bridge of the Great Belt Fixed Link in Denmark, killing eight people and making it the deadliest rail accident in the country since 1988 in the year 2019.  

Jan 03   "Surviving R. Kelly " docuseries investigating sexual abuse by R&B singer R. Kelly premieres on Lifetime in the US in the year 2019.  

Jan 03   On this day in history 116th US Congress convenes in Washington D.C., electing Nancy Pelosi Speaker of the House of Representatives for the second time  

Jan 03   Chinese probe Chang'e 4 becomes the first human-made object to land on the far side of the Moon in the year 2019.  

Jan 05   Bartholomew I of Constantinople issues a formal decree granting independence to the Orthodox Church of Ukraine from the Russian Orthodox Church in the year 2019.  

Jan 05   On this day in history golden State and Sacramento combine for 41 3-pointers in Warriors' 127-123 win; set new NBA record for 3s in a game; Stephen Curry hits 10 triples while Buddy Hield leads Kings with 8, Justin Jackson adds 5  

Jan 05   In the year 2019 hopman Cup Tennis, Perth: Swiss pair Roger Federer & Belinda Bencic clinch 2-1 win over Germany; beat Angelique Kerber & Alexander Zverev 4-0, 1-4, 4-3; Switzerland's 4th event success  

Jan 06   On this day in history 76th Golden Globes: "The Americans", "Bohemian Rhapsody", "Green Book", Glenn Close and Rami Malek among the winners  

Jan 06   Muhammad V of Kelantan abdicates the federal throne as the 15th monarch of Malaysia, making him the first Malaysian monarch to do so on this day in history.  

Jan 07   A faction of the Armed Forces of Gabon announces a coup d'état. Gabon's government later declares that it has reasserted control in the year 2019.  

Jan 09   US President Donald Trump makes Oval Office address live on TV over government shutdown and border wall in the year 2019.  

Jan 10   In the year 2019 lady Gaga apologises for working with R. Kelly in light of docuseries "Surviving R. Kelly"  

Jan 10   Venezuela enters a constitutional crisis as Juan Guaidó and the National Assembly declare incumbent President Nicolás Maduro "illegitimate" and start the process of attempting to remove him on this day in history.  

Jan 13   Lionel Messi scores for FC Barcelona in 3-0 win over Eibar, his 400th goal in La Liga; becomes first player to reach mark in just one of Europe's top 5 leagues; Cristiano Ronaldo had 409 in Spain, England & Italy in the year 2019.  

Jan 15   Nairobi DusitD2 complex attack: A terrorist attack at an upscale hotel and office complex in Nairobi, Kenya, kills 21 people (including 5 attackers) and injures 28 more in the year 2019.  

Jan 15   In the year 2019 theresa May 's Brexit deal with the EU is rejected by UK parliament 432 votes to 202, largest parliamentary defeat in its democratic era  

Jan 15   On this day in history witness in El Chapo trial claims former Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto accepted $100 million bribe from the drug cartel head Learn More >>  

Jan 17   In the year 2019 a vehicle-bound suicide bomb attack in Bogotá, Colombia, kills 22 people and injures 68 others, making it the deadliest attack on the Colombian capital since 2003.  

Jan 18   On this day in history fuel thieves rupture a pipeline in Tlahuelilpan, Mexico, and a subsequent explosion kills at least 137 people and injures dozens more.  

Jan 19   In the year 2019 a magnitude 6.7 earthquake hits Tongoy, Coquimbo Region in Chile, causing two deaths and as many as 200,000 people left without power. Despite its moderate magnitude, since it was an intraplate earthquake, it caused some serious damage in La Serena and nearby cities.  

Jan 21   2019 Piper PA-46 Malibu crash: An aircraft carrying new Cardiff City F.C. footballer Emiliano Sala and pilot David Ibbotson en route from Nantes, France, to Cardiff, Wales, goes missing over the English Channel. Sala's body is recovered on February 7 on this day in history.  

Jan 21   In the year 2019 li Na of China becomes first Asian player to be elected to the International Tennis Hall of Fame; joins Russian Yevgeny Kafelnikov and Mary Pierce of France as Class of 2019 inductees  

Jan 23   2019 Venezuelan presidential crisis: Thousands of people protest in favor of disputed interim President Juan Guaidó. Several people are killed, and President Maduro severs diplomatic ties with the United States on this day in history.  

Jan 23   Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido declares himself acting President amid widespread violent protests against President Nicolas Maduro's regime in the year 2019.  

Jan 25   On this day in history a mine tailings dam breaks in the Brazilian city of Brumadinho, in the state of Minas Gerais. At least 248 people are killed, with 22 missing.  

Jan 25   Documentary "Leaving Neverland" detailing singer Michael Jackson 's relationship with two boys premieres at the Sundance Film Festivval in the year 2019.  

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