On This Day

What Happened on February 19, 2018

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • At least 17 killed when a garbage mound collapses in Maputo, Mozambique
  • Canadian team of Justin Kripps & Alexander Kopacz dead-heat in 3:16.86 with Germans Francesco Friedrich & Thorsten Margis for the 2-man bobsleigh gold medal at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics
  • Nigeria says 110 girls missing, presumed kidnapped by Boko Haram after attack on school in Dapchi, Yobe state
  • Syrian government forces bombard Gouta in deadliest day in 3 years, killing over 100 civilians

Famous Deaths

  • Yury Tyukalov, Soviet rower (Olympic 1952,56 Gold), dies at 87