Historical Events In 2019
Tuesday, 23 February 2021
Mar 23 On this day in history an estimated 400,000 people march in central London in protest against Brexit.
Mar 23 Italy signs up to China's Belt and Road Initiative with deals signed in Rome between Italian Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio and Chinese President Xi Jinping in the year 2019.
Mar 23 In the year 2019 the final territory of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, located in Al-Baghuz Fawqani, Syria, is liberated.
Mar 24 On this day in history a four-page summary of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report into U.S. President Donald Trump's 2016 election campaign is published by the U.S. Attorney General William Barr. It concludes that there was no collusion with Russia - the basis of the investigation - but on the issue of obstruction of justice states: "While this report does not conclude that the president committed a crime, it also does not exonerate him".
Mar 24 On this day in history the 2019 Thai general election takes place, for all 500 seats in the House of Representatives.
Mar 26 Michelle Obama 's biography "Becoming" sells over 10 million copies according to its publisher Bertelsmann on this day in history.
Mar 26 In the year 2019 stolen Pablo Picasso painting "Buste de Femme" (Dora Maar) (1938) recovered after 20 years by Dutch art detective
Mar 26 The European Parliament votes by 348 to 278 in favour of the EU Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market, which expands legal liability for websites and includes the controversial Article 13 in the year 2019.
Mar 27 In the year 2019 indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announces the country is now a "space power" after successfully shooting down a satellite from space in a ballistic missile test
Mar 29 Joe Biden accused of an inappropriate kiss by fellow Democrat Lucy Flores on this day in history.
Mar 29 Singer-songwriter Billie Eilish releases her debut studio album "When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?" in the year 2019.
Mar 30 Pope Francis arrives in Rabat, Morocco, on his first-ever visit to the Magreb region of Northern Africa in the year 2019.
Mar 30 In the year 2019 swedish gamer and YouTuber PewDiePie overtaken by Indian channel T-Series as YouTube channel with most subscribers (both on 92 million)
Mar 31 On this day in history elton John joins George Clooney 's call to boycott hotels owned by the Sultan of Brunei after Brunei plans new anti-gay laws to make homosexual sex punishable by death
Mar 31 Taiwan scrambles its fighter aircraft after two Chinese jets crossed a maritime border between the two nations. Just the day before, Japan had similarly scrambled its jets when the Chinese flew between two Japanese islands, Miyako and Okinawa on this day in history.
Apr 01 On this day in history japanese government announces the name of a new era 'Reiwa' for the next Emperor, Crown Prince Naruhito Learn More >>
Apr 02 On this day in history abdelaziz Bouteflika resigns as President of Algeria amid widespread protests, after nearly two decades in office.
Apr 03 In the year 2019 ex-Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak goes on trial for the 1MDB corruption scandal in Kuala Lumpur, pleads not guilty
Apr 04 In the year 2019 second Libyan Civil War: The Libyan National Army (LNA) launches a surprise offensive in western Libya, moving units towards the Government of National Accord-held capital Tripoli and capturing Gharyan. The LNA says that the operation, ordered by General Khalifa Haftar, is aimed at "cleansing the western zone from terrorist groups".
Apr 07 Retiring NBA legends Dirk Nowitzki (Dallas) and Dwyane Wade (Miami) play their final home games, both victories; Magic Johnson sensationally quits as LA Lakers president of basketball operations; Houston Rockets convert NBA record 27 three-point field goals in 149-113 win over Phoenix in the year 2019.
Apr 07 US President Donald Trump announces Kisrtjen Nielsen, Secretary of Homeland Security is leaving her position in the year 2019.
Apr 08 On this day in history protests in Sudan against the government of Omar al-Bashir continue with seven killed and 2,500 arrested in Khartoum Learn More >>
Apr 09 On this day in history the April 2019 Israeli legislative election takes place, for all 120 seats in the Knesset.
Apr 10 First-ever photo of a black hole announced, taken by The Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration in 2017 in galaxy M87, 6.5 billion times the mass of earth, 55 million light-years away Learn More >> in the year 2019.
Apr 10 Fossil fragments found in the Callao Cave in the Philippines reveal the existence of the Homo luzonensis species of humans. The species is named after the island where it was discovered, Luzon in the year 2019.
Apr 10 Scientists from the Event Horizon Telescope project announce the first ever image of a black hole, located in the centre of the M87 galaxy on this day in history.
Apr 11 Amid mass protests, Omar al-Bashir is deposed as President of Sudan in a coup d'état, after nearly 30 years in office in the year 2019.
Apr 11 Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir overthrown and arrested by the army in Khartoum after 29 years in power in the year 2019.
Apr 11 In the year 2019 the 2019 Indian general election begins, along with elections in six states. Counting takes place on 23 May.
Apr 11 On this day in history wikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange is arrested after seven years in Ecuador's embassy in London.
Apr 11 In the year 2019 wikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is forcibly removed from the Ecuadorian embassy in London by police and arrested on failure to appear in court on US extradition charges
Apr 14 In the year 2019 83rd US Masters Tournament, Augusta National GC: Tiger Woods wins his 5th Masters title by 1 stroke from Xander Schauffele, Dustin Johnson & Brooks Koepka; Woods' 15th major and first in 11 years
Apr 15 On this day in history aretha Franklin posthumously receives the Pulitzer Prize Special Citation honor, first individual woman to win it since 1930
Apr 15 In the year 2019 during Holy Week, a major fire engulfs Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris, resulting in the roof and main spire collapsing.