On This Day

What Happened on April 19, 2018

Historical Events

  • King Mswati III of Swaziland changes the name of Swaziland to eSwatini, or “land of the Swati”

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Miguel Diaz-Canel is elected Cuba's new president after former president Raúl Castro steps down

President of Cuba Raúl Castro
President of Cuba
Raúl Castro
  • Senator Tammy Duckworth is the first parent to bring a baby into the US Senate a day after the Senate votes to allow babies on the chamber's floor
2018 Highlights

About April 19, 2018

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 3 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aries