January 19, 2006 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • A Slovak Air Force Antonov An-24 crashes in Hungary.
  • Terrorist blows himself up in Tel Aviv, killing only himself but injuring 20 people, one of them seriously.
  • The New Horizons probe is launched by NASA on the first mission to Pluto.

Deaths in History

  • Aoun Al-Sharif Qasim, Sudanese writer and Islamic scholar (b. 1933)