Historical Events In 2019
Sunday, 18 April 2021
Oct 01 70th anniversary of the People's Republic of China: In commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the People's Republic of China, the largest-ever military parade and mass pageant in the history of China takes place in Beijing on this day in history.
Oct 01 Hong Kong protests: A protester is shot in the chest with a live round of ammunition and critically injured on this day in history.
Oct 01 Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders taken to hospital after suffering a heart attack in the year 2019.
Oct 01 The Nanfang'ao Bridge, the only steel single-arch bridge in Taiwan, collapses, killing six people and injuring more than twenty others in the year 2019.
Oct 02 In the year 2019 25 soldiers are killed and 60 missing following attacks on two army camps in Boulkessi and Mondoro, Mali.
Oct 02 Prince Harry , Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex sue British newspaper The Mail on Sunday claiming it published her private letter in the year 2019.
Oct 03 European Commission spokesperson Daniel Rosario threatens retaliatory measures if the United States imposes a US$7.5-billion (approximately €6.8-billion) tariff on products such as olives, whiskey, wine, cheese, yogurt, and airplanes. The tariffs are scheduled to take place on October 18 in the year 2019.
Oct 03 On this day in history paris police headquarters stabbing: A man stabs five officers at the central police headquarters in Paris, France, killing four of them. The attacker, shot dead by other officers, was an administrative intelligence employee at the station.
Oct 03 On this day in history the European Court of Justice rules that Facebook must take down a post about Austrian politician Eva Glawischnig-Piesczek. The post originated in Ireland and the court ruled that the post defamed and insulted the politician and must be removed all over the world.
Oct 04 On this day in history 2019 Hong Kong protests: Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam and the Chief Executive in Council invokes the Emergency Regulations Ordinance and banning the face mask in public gatherings with immediate effect.
Oct 05 2019 Iraqi protests: 91 people are killed by police during a week of demonstrations in Iraq in the year 2019.
Oct 06 The 2019 Portuguese legislative election takes place, for all 230 seats to the Assembly of the Republic in the year 2019.
Oct 08 In the year 2019 about 200 Extinction Rebellion activists block the gates of Leinster House (parliament) in the Republic of Ireland.
Oct 08 On this day in history ecuadorian protests: The Government of Ecuador, headed by President Lenín Moreno, moves to Guayaquil as the Carondelet Palace in Quito is overtaken by protesters and chaos persists in the capital.
Oct 09 On this day in history the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan and the U.N. Human Rights Office issue a report that says that U.S. bombings in Nimroz and Farah Province, Afghanistan, that killed 39 civilians are unlawful. The U.S. said the attacks were against drug labs that fund the Taliban.
Oct 09 Turkey launches airstrikes on Kurdish forces in Northern Syria after US President Donald Trump announces decision to pull back US forces in the year 2019.
Oct 09 Turkish offensive into north-eastern Syria: President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan of Turkey announces a military invasion of north-eastern Syria, targeting the SDF and other Kurdish militias in the year 2019.
Oct 11 Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli scores career-best 254 not out to move past 7,000 Test runs on day 2 of the 2nd Test against South Africa in Mumbai; India wins by an innings and 137 runs on this day in history.
Oct 12 On this day in history typhoon Hagibis makes landfall in Japan, the biggest storm to hit the region in decades, with over seven million people urged to evacuate.
Oct 13 On this day in history simone Biles becomes the most decorated gymnast in history when she wins record 25th medal, for the balance beam, at the world championships in Stuttgart, Germany
Oct 13 On this day in history the 2019 Polish parliamentary election takes place, for all 460 seats in the Sejm and all 100 seats in the Senate.
Oct 14 On this day in history a New York Times investigation reveals that Russian planes have bombed at least 50 hospitals and clinics in opposition-held Idlib, Syria.
Oct 14 Booker Prize awarded jointly to Margaret Atwood for "The Testaments" and Bernardine Evaristo for "Girl, Woman, Other", Evaristo 1st black woman to win on this day in history.
Oct 14 In the year 2019 spain's Supreme Court jails nine Catalan separatist leaders for sedition for 2017 independence referendum, prompting violent clashes in Barcelona
Oct 14 Trial of Catalonia independence leaders: The Supreme Court of Spain sentences nine Catalan independence movement leaders to 9 to 13 years of prison for sedition and misuse of public funds. Three others are disqualified for 1 year and 8 months for disobedience. Violent protests erupt across Catalonia on this day in history.
Oct 16 Netflix reveals its most popular original movie was Sandra Bullock 's "Bird Box" and TV series "Stranger Things" for the year on this day in history.
Oct 17 Lana Del Rey 's ballad "Video Games" named song of the decade at Q Awards in London in the year 2019.
Oct 17 On this day in history shootouts erupt in Culiacán, Mexico, after the arrest of El Chapo's son, Ovidio Guzmán López, on an arrest warrant for drug dealing in the United States. Eight people are killed and 56 convicts escape from prison; 7 are recaptured by October 18. Guzmán López is released in an effort to restore peace and to prevent more bloodshed.
Oct 17 Turkey agrees to a ceasefire in Northern Syria for 5 days to allow withdrawal of Kudish troops, after talks between US VP Mike Pence and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the year 2019.
Oct 17 UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announces new Brexit deal with the EU, removes the Northern Ireland backstop clause in the year 2019.
Oct 18 In the year 2019 nASA astronauts Jessica Meir and Christina Koch conduct the first all-female spacewalk outside of the International Space Station.
Oct 18 Riots in Chilean capital city Santiago erupt as civil unrest escalated as a reaction to a series of economic measures and Government's declarations labeled as abuse by protesters on this day in history.
Oct 19 In the year 2019 an estimated one million people march through London in a protest organised by People's Vote, to demand a second referendum on Brexit.
Oct 20 On this day in history 2019 Bolivian general election: Evo Morales defeated his nearest rival by 10%, but after multiple allegations of irregularities the Organization of American States said it had found "clear manipulations" of Bolivia's voting system; Morales called for a new election.