Historical Events In 2019
Sunday, 09 May 2021
Apr 15 Paris cathedral Notre Dame catches fire, toppling its spire and destroying its roof Learn More >> in the year 2019.
Apr 16 The Howse Peak avalanche kills three noted mountaineers: Austrians Hansjörg Auer and David Lama, and Canadian Jess Roskelley on this day in history.
Apr 17 At least 29 people are killed in a bus crash on the Portuguese island of Madeira in the year 2019.
Apr 17 Beyoncé releases a live album of her 2018 Coachella performance on the same day as her Netflix documentary "Homecoming" on this day in history.
Apr 17 On this day in history the 2019 Indonesian general election takes place; for the President, 575 seats in the People's Representative Council, and 136 seats in the Regional Representative Council.
Apr 18 On this day in history nepaliSat-1 is launched. It is Nepal's first ever research satellite to be sent into space.
Apr 18 On this day in history the full 448-page report on the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 United States Presidential Election (the Mueller Report) is released in redacted form.
Apr 21 In the year 2019 a series of bomb attacks occur at eight locations in Sri Lanka, including three churches, four hotels and one housing complex in Colombo, on Easter Sunday, leaving 259 people dead and over 500 injured. This is the first major terrorist attack in the country since the Sri Lankan Civil War ended in 2009.
Apr 21 Comedian Volodymyr Zelensky is elected President of Ukraine in a runoff election. Zelensky previously portrayed a fictional Ukrainian president in the television series Servant of the People on this day in history.
Apr 21 On this day in history teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg speaks at a Extinction Rebellion protest in London amid city-wide climate protests where Waterloo Bridge was occupied over four days
Apr 22 On this day in history marvel film "Avengers: Endgame" directed by Anthony and Joe Russo starring Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans and an ensemble cast, premieres in Los Angeles
Apr 25 In the year 2019 former US Vice President Joe Biden announces his campaign for president via video
Apr 25 On this day in history north Korean leader Kim Jong-un visits Russia to hold a series of summits with Russian leaders, including President Vladimir Putin.
Apr 26 On this day in history avengers: Endgame is released in theaters, breaking many box-office records, including becoming the highest grossing movie of all time.
Apr 27 Pope Francis donates $500,000 for migrants stranded in Mexico trying to reach the US in the year 2019.
Apr 28 A general election takes place in Spain, for all 350 seats in the Congress of Deputies and 208 (of the 266) seats in the Senate. The PSOE, under Pedro Sánchez, wins the most seats, but not an outright majority on this day in history.
Apr 28 In the year 2019 disney says Marvel film " Avengers : Endgame" made estimated $1.2 billion worldwide, first film to make more than 1 billion on opening
Apr 28 On this day in history tV series " Game of Thrones : The Long Night" episode debuts with the longest battle ever screened (nearly 80 mins), surpassing "Lord of the Rings" Battle of Helm's Deep (44 mins)
Apr 28 In the year 2019 victor Vescovo achieves the deepest dive of any human in history, as he reaches Challenger Deep within the Mariana Trench, at a depth of 10,928 m (35,853 ft).
Apr 29 In the year 2019 abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the elusive leader of the Islamic State terrorist organization, appears in undated footage released by the group, his first appearance on video since 2014. In the video, he references the 2019 Sri Lanka Easter bombings, indicating it was filmed very recently.
Apr 30 Emperor Akihito of Japan abdicates from his throne, the first abdication by a Japanese monarch in almost two centuries. The abdication ends the Heisei era of Japan and ushers in the Reiwa era with new emperor Naruhito ascending the throne on 1 May in the year 2019.
Apr 30 Japanese Emperor Akihito declares his abdication at a ceremony in Tokyo which officially takes effect the following day in the year 2019.
Apr 30 On this day in history venezuelan presidential crisis: Venezuelan opposition leader and disputed interim President Juan Guaidó leads an attempted uprising against President Nicolás Maduro.
May 01 On this day in history argentine forward Lionel Messi scores twice for his 600th goal for FC Barcelona in a 3-0 home win over Liverpool in a Champions League semi final
May 01 On this day in history king Vajiralongkorn of Thailand marries his personal bodyguard Suthida Tidjai - a commoner - in a surprise ceremony, making her queen consort of Thailand.
May 01 Naruhito officially succeeds his father Akihito as the Emperor of Japan after the latter abdicated due to ill health on this day in history.
May 01 In the year 2019 russian President Vladimir Putin signs into law a controversial "sovereign internet" bill that allows Russian authorities to better monitor internet routing and to steer Russian internet traffic away from foreign servers. Proponents of the bill say it ensures Russian internet security and decreases dependence on foreign servers while critics argue it gives new censorship powers to the government and is a part of a global trend of cyber-balkanization.May 3 - The number of deaths from the Kivu Ebola outbreak exceeds 1,000. It is the second deadliest Ebola outbreak in history, only surpassed by the West African Ebola virus epidemic of 2013–2016.
May 01 Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange sentenced to 50 weeks in jail for breaching his bail conditions in London on this day in history.
May 02 On this day in history facebook bans Alex Jones (InfoWars), Milo Yiannopoulos (ex-Breitbart), Louis Farrakhan (Nation of Islam), Paul Nehlen and Laura Loomer for hate speech
May 02 Second-only sketch known of Leonardo da Vinci from Queen Elizabeth's collection revealed on the 500th anniversary of the artist's death in the year 2019.
May 02 US Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi accuses Attorney General William Barr of lying to Congress over the Mueller Report on this day in history.
May 03 In the year 2019 may 2019 Gaza–Israel clashes: The Gaza–Israel conflict escalates after the Israeli military launches airstrikes into Gaza killing more than 20 Palestinians including a pregnant woman and a toddler following the injury of two soldiers from Gazan sniper fire.
May 04 Coronation of King Vajiralongkorn of Thailand in the year 2019.
May 05 On this day in history aeroflot Flight 1492 crash-lands and bursts into flames at Sheremetyevo International Airport, Moscow, killing 41 of the 78 people on board.