Historical Events In 2019
Sunday, 24 January 2021
Nov 10 On this day in history bolivian protests: President Evo Morales resigns after calling for a re-vote in the disputed elections.
Nov 10 Iranian President Hassan Rouhani announces the discovery of a new oil field with an estimated 53 million barrels of oil in Khuzestan province on this day in history.
Nov 10 In the year 2019 the November 2019 Spanish general election takes place, for all 350 seats in the Congress of Deputies and 208 (of the 266) seats in the Senate.
Nov 11 A transit of Mercury occurs in the year 2019.
Nov 11 Hong Kong protests: A traffic officer shot a youth in Sai Wan Ho during city-wide strike. A man was also set on fire by protesters on the same day on this day in history.
Nov 12 In the year 2019 550th anniversary of the birth of Guru Nanak - the founder of Sikhism celebrated in India and Pakistan
Nov 13 First day of public testimony in Donald Trump 's impeachment inquiry held in Washington D.C on this day in history.
Nov 13 Public impeachment hearings against U.S. President Donald Trump begin in the House of Representatives on this day in history.
Nov 13 The Chinese University of Hong Kong officially announces a premature end to the semester as a result of large-scale protests and civil unrest. Besides CUHK, several Hong Kong universities switch to online learning and suspend on-campus class. The Education Bureau in Hong Kong officially announces to close all schools in Hong Kong due to the ongoing protests in the year 2019.
Nov 14 Italy declares a state of emergency in Venice following record flooding on this day in history.
Nov 17 2019 Hong Kong protests: Police use tear gas and water cannons against protesters who try to break through cordons and reach The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, which is at the center of a week-long standoff between demonstrators and law enforcement. Protesters fight back with Molotov cocktails, arrows, and bricks on this day in history.
Nov 17 Iran's Ayatollah Ali Khamenei labels protesters "thugs" after unrest over higher gasoline prices brought Tehran to a standstill day before in the year 2019.
Nov 18 "Joker" starring Joaquin Phoenix is the 1st R-rated film to earn $1 billion worldwide in the year 2019.
Nov 18 Book written by Charlotte Bronte aged 14 for her toy soldiers bought by the Bronte Society for €600,000 at auction in Paris in the year 2019.
Nov 19 Google enters the video game market with the launch of Stadia on this day in history.
Nov 19 LeBron James hits 25 points, 11 rebounds & 10 assists as LA Lakers' beat Oklahoma City Thunder, 112-107 to become first player in NBA history to record a triple-double against all 30 franchises in the year 2019.
Nov 21 On this day in history elon Musk launches Tesla's electric Cybertruck with shatterproof windows that when demonstrated on stage shatter
Nov 21 In the year 2019 israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is indicted on charges of bribery, fraud and breach of trust.
Nov 22 Sacha Baron Cohen says if Facebook existed in the 1930s it would have run Hitler's ads on his "solution to the Jewish problem", in speech to Anti-Defamation League summit on this day in history.
Nov 23 In the year 2019 an independence referendum begins in Bougainville, Papua New Guinea. Voters overwhelmingly choose independence.
Nov 23 In the year 2019 the last known Sumatran rhinoceros in Malaysia dies.
Nov 24 2019 Busy Bee crash: A plane crashes shortly after takeoff in a densely populated area of Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo, killing all 19 people on board and at least 10 more on the ground on this day in history.
Nov 24 Davis Cup Tennis, Madrid: Rafael Nadal beats Denis Shapovalov of Russia 6-3, 7-6 to give Spain an unassailable 2-0 lead and a 6th Cup title; first competition under new week-long format at one venue on this day in history.
Nov 24 On this day in history taylor Swift wins six awards at American Music Awards including Artist of the Year and Artist of the Decade
Nov 25 IPv4 address exhaustion: The RIPE NCC, which is the official regional Internet registry (RIR) for Europe, officially announces that it has run out of IPv4 addresses on this day in history.
Nov 25 The World Meteorological Organization reports that levels of heat-trapping greenhouse gases in the atmosphere have reached another new record high of 407.8 parts per million, with "no sign of a slowdown, let alone a decline." in the year 2019.
Nov 26 Albania earthquake: 51 people are killed and around 2,000 others injured in a 6.4-magnitude earthquake in northwestern Albania. The earthquake was the strongest to hit Albania in more than 40 years, and is currently the world's deadliest earthquake in 2019 on this day in history.
Nov 26 Chilean protests: Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International issue reports on Chile's situation denouncing grave human rights violations, including excesive violence use and detention abuses by police forces. Among police brutality acts there are records of police agents firing non-lethal ammunition to protesters' faces against provider's regulations, resulting in more than 200 people with severe eye trauma and more than 50 requiring prosthetic eyes on this day in history.
Nov 27 In the year 2019 the U.S. Government passes the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act.
Nov 29 On this day in history wood fragment believed to be from Jesus' manger returned to Bethlehem after 1400 years by Pope Francis
Nov 30 22 people (two civilians, four police officers and 16 drug dealers) are killed in a shootout in Villa Unión, Coahuila, Mexico, the largest such crime in the country's history in the year 2019.
Nov 30 December 11 - The 2019 Southeast Asian Games are held in the Philippines.December 2 - Typhoon Kammuri hits the Philippines, causing the evacuation of 200,000 people, but without reports of injuries or serious damage on this day in history.
Dec 01 British Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton wins season-ending Abu Dhabi GP to claim his 6th F1 World Drivers C'ship by 87 points from team mate Valtteri Bottas; Mercedes' 6th straight Constructors title on this day in history.
Dec 02 On this day in history fIFA Ballon d'Or: Barcelona forward Lionel Messi wins his record 6th award from Liverpool's Dutch defender Virgil van Dijk; American midfielder Megan Rapinoe is Women's World Player of the Year