Historical Events In October - 19
Friday, 28 February 2020
1993 Bert Schoofs, table tennis star, dies at 48 on October - 19.
1994 On October - 19 martha Raye, actress (Pin Up Girl), dies after illness at 78
1995 On this day in history don E Cherry, jazz Musician, dies at 58
1996 Frank Neville Hosband Robinson, physicist, dies at 71 on October - 19.
1997 Glen Buxton, guitarist (Alice Cooper), dies of pneumonia at 49 on this day in history.
2005 On October - 19 hurricane Wilma swells into a Category 5 storm.
2005 On this day in history the Houston Astros won their first National League Championship to advance to their first ever World Series in franchise history.
2005 The Trials of Saddam Hussein begin on October - 19.
2006 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 on October - 19.
2007 A gas explosion rocked Glorietta, a shopping mall in Makati, Philippines which killed 11 and injured more than 100 people on October - 19.
2012 8 people are killed and 78 injured by a car bomb in Beirut, Lebanon on October - 19.
2013 16 people are killed and 30 are wounded by a suicide bombing Beledweyne, Somalia on October - 19.
2014 On this day in history a working human intestine is generated in a laboratory from stem cells in the United States
2017 New Zealand Labour Party forms a coalition government led by Jacinda Ardern (37), youngest NZ leader in 161 years on this day in history.
2017 Outbreak of the Marburg virus declared by Uganda's Ministry of Health on October - 19.
2018 On this day in history "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
2018 On October - 19 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.
2018 On this day in history the unmanned European-Japanese spacecraft BepiColombo is launched on a seven-year journey to Mercury.
2019 On this day in history an estimated one million people march through London in a protest organised by People's Vote, to demand a second referendum on Brexit.