Historical Events In 2019
Sunday, 31 May 2020
Jan 01 All works published in 1923 except sound recordings (see 2022 scheduled events) enter the public domain in the United States, the first works to do so since the passage of the 1998 Sonny Bono Copyright Term Extension Act on this day in history.
Jan 01 Jair Bolsonaro begins his 4 year term as President of Brazil on this day in history.
Jan 01 On this day in history jair Bolsonaro begins his four-year term as President of Brazil.
Jan 01 In the year 2019 level at 1-1 in Hopman Cup tennis tie, Roger Federer and Serena Williams (combined 43 major singles titles) matchup in deciding mixed doubles; with team mate Belinda Bencic, Federer wins 4-2, 4-3 for 2-1 Swiss victory over US
Jan 01 Qatar withdraws from OPEC on this day in history.
Jan 01 On this day in history same-sex marriage becomes legal in Austria.
Jan 01 In the year 2019 unmanned space probe New Horizons makes a close approach of the Kuiper belt object (KBO) 486958 Arrokoth at 05:33 UTC.
Jan 02 On this day in history apple CEO Tim Cook blames below expectation Chinese iPhone sales for downturn in company's outlook, rocking international stock markets
Jan 02 Great Belt Bridge rail accident: A DSB express passenger train is hit by a semi-trailer from a passing cargo train on the western bridge of the Great Belt Fixed Link in Denmark, killing eight people and making it the deadliest rail accident in the country since 1988 on this day in history.
Jan 03 On this day in history "Surviving R. Kelly " docuseries investigating sexual abuse by R&B singer R. Kelly premieres on Lifetime in the US
Jan 03 On this day in history 116th US Congress convenes in Washington D.C., electing Nancy Pelosi Speaker of the House of Representatives for the second time
Jan 03 On this day in history chinese probe Chang'e 4 becomes the first human-made object to land on the far side of the Moon.
Jan 05 Bartholomew I of Constantinople issues a formal decree granting independence to the Orthodox Church of Ukraine from the Russian Orthodox Church in the year 2019.
Jan 05 Golden State and Sacramento combine for 41 3-pointers in Warriors' 127-123 win; set new NBA record for 3s in a game; Stephen Curry hits 10 triples while Buddy Hield leads Kings with 8, Justin Jackson adds 5 on this day in history.
Jan 05 Hopman Cup Tennis, Perth: Swiss pair Roger Federer & Belinda Bencic clinch 2-1 win over Germany; beat Angelique Kerber & Alexander Zverev 4-0, 1-4, 4-3; Switzerland's 4th event success on this day in history.
Jan 06 76th Golden Globes: "The Americans", "Bohemian Rhapsody", "Green Book", Glenn Close and Rami Malek among the winners on this day in history.
Jan 06 Muhammad V of Kelantan abdicates the federal throne as the 15th monarch of Malaysia, making him the first Malaysian monarch to do so on this day in history.
Jan 07 In the year 2019 a faction of the Armed Forces of Gabon announces a coup d'Ã©tat. Gabon's government later declares that it has reasserted control.
Jan 09 In the year 2019 uS President Donald Trump makes Oval Office address live on TV over government shutdown and border wall
Jan 10 Lady Gaga apologises for working with R. Kelly in light of docuseries "Surviving R. Kelly" on this day in history.
Jan 10 In the year 2019 venezuela enters a constitutional crisis as Juan GuaidÃ³ and the National Assembly declare incumbent President NicolÃ¡s Maduro "illegitimate" and start the process of attempting to remove him.
Jan 13 Lionel Messi scores for FC Barcelona in 3-0 win over Eibar, his 400th goal in La Liga; becomes first player to reach mark in just one of Europe's top 5 leagues; Cristiano Ronaldo had 409 in Spain, England & Italy on this day in history.
Jan 15 On this day in history nairobi DusitD2 complex attack: A terrorist attack at an upscale hotel and office complex in Nairobi, Kenya, kills 21 people (including 5 attackers) and injures 28 more.
Jan 15 On this day in history theresa May 's Brexit deal with the EU is rejected by UK parliament 432 votes to 202, largest parliamentary defeat in its democratic era
Jan 15 Witness in El Chapo trial claims former Mexican President Enrique PeÃ±a Nieto accepted $100 million bribe from the drug cartel head Learn More >> in the year 2019.
Jan 17 On this day in history a vehicle-bound suicide bomb attack in BogotÃ¡, Colombia, kills 22 people and injures 68 others, making it the deadliest attack on the Colombian capital since 2003.
Jan 18 Fuel thieves rupture a pipeline in Tlahuelilpan, Mexico, and a subsequent explosion kills at least 137 people and injures dozens more on this day in history.
Jan 19 On this day in history a magnitude 6.7 earthquake hits Tongoy, Coquimbo Region in Chile, causing two deaths and as many as 200,000 people left without power. Despite its moderate magnitude, since it was an intraplate earthquake, it caused some serious damage in La Serena and nearby cities.
Jan 21 On this day in history 2019 Piper PA-46 Malibu crash: An aircraft carrying new Cardiff City F.C. footballer Emiliano Sala and pilot David Ibbotson en route from Nantes, France, to Cardiff, Wales, goes missing over the English Channel. Sala's body is recovered on February 7.
Jan 21 Li Na of China becomes first Asian player to be elected to the International Tennis Hall of Fame; joins Russian Yevgeny Kafelnikov and Mary Pierce of France as Class of 2019 inductees in the year 2019.
Jan 23 2019 Venezuelan presidential crisis: Thousands of people protest in favor of disputed interim President Juan GuaidÃ³. Several people are killed, and President Maduro severs diplomatic ties with the United States on this day in history.
Jan 23 Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido declares himself acting President amid widespread violent protests against President Nicolas Maduro's regime in the year 2019.
Jan 25 A mine tailings dam breaks in the Brazilian city of Brumadinho, in the state of Minas Gerais. At least 248 people are killed, with 22 missing on this day in history.
Jan 25 In the year 2019 documentary "Leaving Neverland" detailing singer Michael Jackson 's relationship with two boys premieres at the Sundance Film Festivval