Historical Events In 2019
Thursday, 01 October 2020
Oct 21 Canadian Federal Election: Justin Trudeau 's Liberal Party loses its majority but wins the most seats (157) to form a minority government on this day in history.
Oct 21 On this day in history the 2019 Canadian federal election takes place, for all 338 seats in the House of Commons of Canada. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the Liberal Party win a narrow victory to form a minority government.
Oct 22 Japanese Emperor Naruhito alongside Empress Masako formally declares his ascension to the throne of the world's oldest monarchy on this day in history.
Oct 22 Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan agree deal to jointly control former Kurdish territory in Northern Syria on this day in history.
Oct 23 All Star point guard Kyrie Irving pours in 50 points, setting a new NBA record for points on debut with a new team as his Brooklyn Nets go down 127-126 at home to the Minnesota Timberwolves in the year 2019.
Oct 23 In the year 2019 google announces that its 53-qubit "Sycamore" processor has achieved quantum supremacy. IBM disputes the claim.
Oct 23 The bodies of 39 people are found in a truck container in Essex, England. A 25-year-old man from Northern Ireland is arrested on suspicion of murder on this day in history.
Oct 24 Remains of Spanish dictator Francisco Franco removed from mausoleum in Valley of the Fallen and reburied in private family vault in Madrid on this day in history.
Oct 25 On this day in history tourists visit the summit of Uluru (also known as Ayers Rock) for the last time, as a ban on climbing the famous rock in Australia's Northern Territory comes into effect.
Oct 26 In the year 2019 raid by US Special Forces kills ISIS founder Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in Syria
Oct 26 In the year 2019 the Amazon Catholic bishops synod proposes that married men be ordained as priests, which would reverse the Church's centuries-old discipline of celibacy.
Oct 27 On this day in history the 2019 Argentine general election takes place. Peronist candidate Alberto Fernández is elected President getting 48% of the vote, defeating President Mauricio Macri. Former President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner is elected Vice President.
Oct 27 The 2019 Uruguayan general election takes place in the year 2019.
Oct 27 On this day in history tiger Woods scores a wire-to-wire 3-stroke win over Hideki Matsuyama at the inaugural Zozo Championship at Accordia Golf & Country Club to tie Sam Snead's record of 82 PGA victories
Oct 27 U.S. President Donald Trump announces that the leader of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, was killed in a U.S. special forces operation. It was reported that al-Baghdadi detonated a suicide vest after being chased into a tunnel in the year 2019.
Oct 30 An earthquake of 6.6. Mw rocks the Philippine island of Mindanao two days after an earthquake killed eight and left 12,000 people homeless in the year 2019.
Oct 30 In the year 2019 social media website Twitter bans all political advertising worldwide.
Oct 31 A fire destroys much of the 500-year-old Japanese Shuri Castle, a UNESCO World Heritage Site on this day in history.
Oct 31 A train catches fire near Rahim Yar Khan in Pakistan. The blaze, sparked by gas used by passengers cooking on board, kills at least 74 people in the year 2019.
Oct 31 Heavy rain and flooding leave 3 dead and 200,000 people are homeless in Beledweyne, Somalia. Meanwhile, 29 are dead and 29,000 homeless due to flooding in nearby Kenya.November 2 - Pirates take nine crew members from Norwegian ship MV Bonita, owned by J. J. Ugland, near Cotonou, Benin in the year 2019.
Nov 01 coronavirus pandemic in Worldwide killing 191,084 (As of April 24, 2020) people in the year 2019.
Nov 03 British Mercedes driver and defending champion Lewis Hamilton finishes second in the US Grand Prix at Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas to clinch his 6th F1 Drivers World Championship in the year 2019.
Nov 03 Olivia Newton-John 's black leather outfit from the film "Grease" sells for $405,700 at auction in Beverly Hills, California on this day in history.
Nov 04 In the year 2019 amnesty International alleges that Bangladesh killed 466 people in 2018 under the guise of an anti-drugs campaign in what appears to be a wave of extrajudicial executions.
Nov 04 On this day in history leBarón family massacre: Nine Americans are killed when Mexican gang members open fire on their vehicles while driving to a wedding about 70 miles (110 km) south of the Mexico–United States border.
Nov 04 On this day in history the United States formally begins process to pull out of the Paris Agreement on climate change.
Nov 05 In the year 2019 11,000 scientists from around the world publish a study in the journal BioScience, warning "clearly and unequivocally that planet Earth is facing a climate emergency".
Nov 05 Actress Emma Watson interviewed in Vogue magazine says she is happy to be single "I call it being self-partnered" launching worldwide discussion on the term in the year 2019.
Nov 05 Air pollution in parts of India hits record levels in the year 2019.
Nov 06 On this day in history 2019 Fada N'gourma attack: At least 37 people are killed and 60 others injured when gunmen attack a Canadian gold mining company convoy on a road in Burkina Faso.
Nov 07 In the year 2019 former Congolese rebel leader Bosco Ntaganda is sentenced to 30 years in prison for war crimes and crimes against humanity, the longest sentence ever handed down by the International Criminal Court.
Nov 07 Queen Elizabeth II confirms she is no longer buying clothes made with real fur on this day in history.
Nov 09 In the year 2019 cyclone Bulbul kills seven in West Bengal, India and seven in Bangladesh. 2,000,000 people are evacuated.
Nov 09 On this day in history the Supreme Court of India awards a holy site in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh to Hindus, rejecting a Muslim claim. The move is likely to spur sectarian disputes.