What Happened on August 19, 2018

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Limerick wins All Ireland Hurling Championship for first time in 45 years with a 3-16 to 2-18 win over defending champions Galway at Croke Park, Dublin
  • Monsoon rains finally ease in Kerala State, India, with flooding taking 350 lives with 200,000 in relief camps

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Novak Đoković beats Roger Federer 6-4, 6-4 in the final of the Cincinnati Masters to become the first player to win all 9 Masters 1,000 tennis tournaments since the series started in 1990

Tennis Champion Novak Đoković
Tennis Champion
Novak Đoković
Tennis Champion Roger Federer
Tennis Champion
Roger Federer

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Rudy Giuliani, US President Trump's lawyer claims in interview with NBC Chuck Todd that "truth isn't truth"

Mayor of New York City Rudy Giuliani
Mayor of New York City
Rudy Giuliani
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump
  • Two more earthquakes hit Lombok in Indonesia killing 14 two weeks after previous earthquakes
  • Weinstein accuser Asia Argento is alleged to have sexually assaulted a 17-year old in article by "The New York Times"