On This Day

What Happened on October 19, 2001

Historical Events

  • SIEV-X, an Indonesian fishing boat en-route to Christmas Island, carrying over 400 asylum seekers, sinks killing 353

Famous Birthdays

  • SpotEmGottem [Nehemiah Harden], American rapper and songwriter ("Beat Box"), born in Jacksonville, Florida

Famous Deaths

  • Jagernath Lachmon, Surinamese politician, dies at 85
2001 Highlights

About October 19, 2001

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 20 years and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Libra