Historical Events In 2019
Friday, 01 July 2022
Dec 02 In the year 2019 the 2019 United Nations Climate Change Conference takes place in Madrid, Spain, after Chilean President Sebastián Piñera announced his country could not host the conference due to political unrest in the country.
Dec 03 70th anniversary of NATO marked by gathering in London of world leaders and reception by Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace on this day in history.
Dec 03 Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin announce they are stepping down from roles at parent company Alphabet, Sundar Pichai to become head of both on this day in history.
Dec 03 Spotify say Drake the most streamed star of the 2010s with 28 billion streams, Ed Sheeran 's "Shape Of You" most streamed track with 2.4 billion streams on this day in history.
Dec 03 World leaders discussing US President Donald Trump in unflattering terms at NATO reception caught on camera and goes viral in the year 2019.
Dec 05 Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi asks the House Judiciary Committee to begin drafting the articles of impeachment against U.S. President Donald Trump.December 8 - A fire at a factory in Delhi, India, kills 43 people and injures at least 50 others on this day in history.
Dec 05 The 2019 Burundi landslide is reported to have caused at least 26 deaths in the year 2019.
Dec 09 A volcano erupts on White Island in New Zealand, killing 19 people and injuring 28 on this day in history.
Dec 09 On this day in history chilean Air Force C-130 crash: A Chilean military transport aircraft crashes while en route to Base Presidente Eduardo Frei Montalva in Antarctica, killing all 38 people onboard. The crash site was located on December 12.December 10 - Sanna Marin, at the age of 34, becomes the world's youngest serving prime minister after being selected to lead Finland's Social Democratic Party.
Dec 09 The World Anti-Doping Agency votes unanimously to ban Russia from international sport for four years for doping offences, meaning it will be excluded from the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing and the 2022 World Cup in Qatar in the year 2019.
Dec 10 Democrats in the United States House of Representatives announce formal charges against President Donald Trump, accusing him of abusing power and "obstructing Congress"; he becomes the fourth U.S. president in history to face impeachment.December 11 - The World Trade Organization is left unable to intervene in trade disputes after the U.S. blocks the appointment of new panel members on this day in history.
Dec 11 Climate activist Greta Thunberg is named Time magazine's Person of the Year in the year 2019.
Dec 12 British General Election won by Boris Johnson 's Conservative Party in landslide win with 80 seat majority. Scottish National Party also wins 48 of 59 seats in Scotland in the year 2019.
Dec 12 On this day in history it is announced that Israel will hold an unprecedented third general election in less than a year, due to the apparent inability of any of the major parties to be able to form a decisive governing coalition. The election will take place on March 2, 2020.December 16 - Pope Francis abolishes pontifical secrecy in sex abuse cases; the move follows the Vatican's Meeting on the Protection of Minors in the Church months prior. The Pope also raises the definition of "child pornography" from 14 to 18 years old.
Dec 12 The 2019 United Kingdom general election takes place for all 650 seats in the House of Commons on this day in history.
Dec 16 Drew Brees breaks Peyton Manning's NFL record (539) for career touchdown passes as New Orleans Saints rout Indianapolis Colts, 34-7; Brees 29 of 30 for 307 yards & 4 TDs for record 96.7% pass completion in the year 2019.
Dec 16 Mariah Carey 's single "All I Want For Christmas Is You" reaches No. 1, 25 years after release on this day in history.
Dec 17 Shandong, China's first fully domestically built aircraft carrier, enters naval service on this day in history.
Dec 18 In the year 2019 the CHEOPS space telescope, whose mission is to study the formation of extrasolar planets and determine their precise radius, likely density and internal structure, is launched.
Dec 18 The U.S. House of Representatives approves two articles of impeachment against President Trump, making him the third president to be impeached in the nation's history.December 19 - Libya's Government of National Accord activates a cooperation accord with Turkey, allowing for a potential Turkish military intervention in the Second Libyan Civil War on this day in history.
Dec 19 A court in the Philippines convicts Andal Ampatuan Jr., his brother Zaldy Ampatuan and 31 others including three members of the Ampatuan clan, of 57 counts of murder and sentences them to life imprisonment without parole for their role in the Maguindanao massacre.December 20 - The United States founds the United States Space Force, a branch of the United States Armed Forces dedicated to space warfare in the year 2019.
Dec 19 A locust plague devastates 173,000 acres (70,000 hectares) of crop and grazing land in Ethiopia and Somalia in the year 2019.
Dec 20 The Dutch Supreme Court affirms that the Dutch government is responsible for management of carbon dioxide emissions for the country and is bound to protect human rights. The ruling reiterated from the Court of Appeals is that "every country is responsible for its share" of emissions.December 23 - Five men are sentenced to death and another three face 24 years in prison for their roles in the murder of dissident journalist and Washington Post columnist, Jamal Khashoggi, at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on this day in history.
Dec 23 In the year 2019 28 people are killed and 13 others injured after a bus plunges into a ravine on a winding road in South Sumatra.December 24 - Thousands of Muslims protest the December 20 burning of four mosques in the Amhara Region of Ethiopia.
Dec 25 On this day in history 20 people are killed and thousands are left homeless by Typhoon Phanfone in the Philippines.
Dec 26 An annular solar eclipse was visible from South Asia. This was a part of Saros 132 in the year 2019.
Dec 27 On this day in history at least 12 die in a plane crash in Kazakhstan.
Dec 27 Corporate defaults on corporate bonds in China reach a new record in the year 2019.
Dec 28 A truck bomb attributed to al-Shabaab kills at least 78 and wounds 125 in Mogadishu, Somalia on this day in history.
Dec 29 In the year 2019 a report by the Multi-Sector Epidemic Response Committee (CMRE) indicates that 2,231 people have died so far in the 2018–19 Kivu Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Dec 29 In the year 2019 the Taliban's ruling council agrees to a temporary cease-fire in Afghanistan, opening a door to a peace agreement with the United States.December 30 - Chinese authorities announce that He Jiankui, who claimed to have created the world's first genetically edited human babies, has been sentenced to three years in prison and fined 3 million yuan (US$430,000) for his genetic research efforts.
Dec 31 On this day in history iraqi militiamen and protesters breach the front gate checkpoint of the United States embassy in Baghdad following a U.S. military operation that targeted an Iraqi militia on December 29.