On This Day

What Happened on August 19, 2018

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

Sports History

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

Film & TV History

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

  • 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"
2018 Highlights

About August 19, 2018

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 3 years, 3 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Leo