Historical Events In 2019
Wednesday, 20 October 2021
Sep 09 John Legend and wife Chrissy Teigen fire back at Donald Trump on social media after he calls them "boring" and "filthymouthed" in tweets over Criminal Justice Reform in the year 2019.
Sep 09 Poet John Milton 's own copy of Shakespeare's First Folio of 1623 has survived with his annotations according to scholar Jason Scott-Warren in Philadelphia library, could be world's most important modern literary discovery on this day in history.
Sep 10 In the year 2019 alibaba chairman Jack Ma steps down, succeeded by Daniel Zhang
Sep 10 Novelist Margaret Atwood publishes "The Testaments", her follow-up to "The Handmaid's Tale" in the year 2019.
Sep 10 The Parliament of the United Kingdom is prorogued amid unprecedented protests from opposition MPs, who hold up signs in the House of Commons and refuse to back the shutdown in the year 2019.
Sep 11 Astronomers announce the detection of water in the atmosphere of exoplanet K2-18b, the first such discovery for an exoplanet in the habitable zone around a star on this day in history.
Sep 14 2019 Abqaiq–Khurais attack: Two Saudi Aramco oil refineries in Abqaiq and Khurais, Saudi Arabia, are attacked by drones, resulting in fires. Houthi militants claim responsibility, saying that they used ten drones for the attack. Aramco's oil exports and production are disrupted by five million barrels a day, close to half of the entire Saudi Arabian oil exports on this day in history.
Sep 15 "Jojo Rabbit" directed by "Taika Waititi and starring Scarlett Johansson wins the top award at the Toronto Film Festival in the year 2019.
Sep 16 50,000 workers at General Motors go on strike in the US over pay and factory closings in the year 2019.
Sep 16 A gas explosion in Koltsovo, Novosibirsk Oblast, Russia sets off a fire in a bioweapons plant that houses viruses including smallpox, ebola and anthrax on this day in history.
Sep 17 Israel holds legislative elections for the second time in 2019, after the 21st Knesset voted to dissolve itself due to Benjamin Netanyahu's failure to cobble a parliamentary coalition on this day in history.
Sep 17 Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg tells US Congress "I know you are trying but just not hard enough. Sorry.” in the year 2019.
Sep 18 Photo of Canadian PM Justin Trudeau wearing brownface in 2001 emerges during Canadian election campiagn on this day in history.
Sep 18 Second Israel General Election in five months results in another deadlock between Benny Gantz's Blue and White Party and Likud Party under Benjamin Netanyahu on this day in history.
Sep 19 30 Afghan nut farmers are killed and 40 injured in a U.S. drone attack in Nangarhar Province on this day in history.
Sep 20 An international strike and protest led by young people and adults is held three days before the latest UN Climate Summit, to demand action be taken to address the climate crisis. The event is one of the largest climate mobilizations in history on this day in history.
Sep 20 November 2 - The 2019 Rugby Union World Cup is held in Japan; the South Africa Springboks defeat the England national rugby union team 32–12 on this day in history.
Sep 21 In the year 2019 u.S. President Donald Trump approves deployment of several hundred troops and military equipment to Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates following the September 14 attack on Saudi oil refineries. Both Saudi Arabia and Iran vow to defend themselves.
Sep 22 "Howdy, Modi!" US President Donald Trump holds a mass rally for Indian PM Narendra Modi in Houston, Texas in the year 2019.
Sep 22 71st Emmy Awards: "Fleabag", " Game of Thrones ", "Chernobyl", Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Jharrel Jerome win on this day in history.
Sep 22 Nearly three weeks after Hurricane Dorian makes landfall on The Bahamas, the official death toll stands at 52 and 1,300 are reported missing. Rescuers report the widespread stench of rotting bodies in the rubble on this day in history.
Sep 23 One of the largest and oldest travel firms, Thomas Cook, goes bankrupt as last-minute rescue negotiations fail, stranding 600,000 tourists worldwide in the year 2019.
Sep 23 Russia formally adopts the Paris climate agreement in the year 2019.
Sep 24 Nancy Pelosi announces formal impeachment inquiry into US President Donald Trump , arguing that he tried to enlist a foreign power for his own political gain in the year 2019.
Sep 24 Spain's Supreme Court rules body of dictator Francisco Franco can be removed from state mausoleum, the Valley of the Fallen, to municipal cemetery on this day in history.
Sep 24 The Supreme Court of Spain unanimously rules in favour of the exhumation of the remains of Spanish dictator Francisco Franco from the Valle de los Caídos. He was finally exhumed on 24 October, being re-inhumed in a private crypt with his wife on this day in history.
Sep 24 The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom unanimously rules that the September 2019 prorogation of Parliament was unlawful and void on this day in history.
Sep 24 U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi announces the start of a formal impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump in the year 2019.
Sep 25 Chinese President Xi Jinping opens Beijing's new Daxing International Airport designed by Zaha Hadid in the year 2019.
Sep 27 In the year 2019 500,000 people march in a climate change protest led by activist Greta Thunberg and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Montreal, Canada. 4,000,000 go on strike around the world.
Sep 28 Elon Musk unveils SpaceX spacecraft Starship, designed to travel to Mars and the solar system and land back on earth in the year 2019.
Sep 28 Hurricane Lorenzo becomes the furthest northeast Category 5 hurricane on record in the year 2019.
Sep 28 The 2019 Afghan presidential election takes place on this day in history.
Sep 30 In the year 2019 the Republic of Ireland promises to plant 440 million trees in twenty years to combat climate change.