Historical Events In October - 19
Thursday, 19 September 2019
1993 Bert Schoofs, table tennis star, dies at 48 on this day in history.
1994 Martha Raye, actress (Pin Up Girl), dies after illness at 78 on October - 19.
1995 Don E Cherry, jazz Musician, dies at 58 on October - 19.
1996 On October - 19 frank Neville Hosband Robinson, physicist, dies at 71
1997 On October - 19 glen Buxton, guitarist (Alice Cooper), dies of pneumonia at 49
2005 Hurricane Wilma swells into a Category 5 storm on October - 19.
2005 The Houston Astros won their first National League Championship to advance to their first ever World Series in franchise history on this day in history.
2005 On October - 19 the Trials of Saddam Hussein begin.
2006 On October - 19 on the 19th anniversary of the 1987 stock market crash, the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed above 12,000 for the first time gaining 19.05 points, or 0.16%, to 12,011.73.
2007 On this day in history a gas explosion rocked Glorietta, a shopping mall in Makati, Philippines which killed 11 and injured more than 100 people.
2012 On October - 19 8 people are killed and 78 injured by a car bomb in Beirut, Lebanon
2013 16 people are killed and 30 are wounded by a suicide bombing Beledweyne, Somalia on this day in history.
2014 A working human intestine is generated in a laboratory from stem cells in the United States on October - 19.
2017 New Zealand Labour Party forms a coalition government led by Jacinda Ardern (37), youngest NZ leader in 161 years on October - 19.
2017 On this day in history outbreak of the Marburg virus declared by Uganda's Ministry of Health
2018 "Halloween" film reboot starring Jamie Curtis makes a record $77m for a horror film with a female lead, biggest debut any film with female lead over 55 in US on October - 19.
2018 At least 59 people are killed and at least 100 injured when a train runs through a crowd at a Hindu festival in Punjab, India on this day in history.
2018 The unmanned European-Japanese spacecraft BepiColombo is launched on a seven-year journey to Mercury on October - 19.