On This Day

What Happened on July 19, 2018

Historical Events

  • A duck boat sinks in Table Rock Lake, Missouri, drowning 17 people

Whale of a Plane!

Airbus Beluga XL, painted to look like the whale, makes its first flight, landing in Toulouse-Blagnac, France

  • Brazilian soccer international goalkeeper Alisson transfers from Roma to Liverpool for a world record shot blocker's fee of £66.8m
  • First commercial flight, the "bird of peace" between Ethiopia and Eritrea in 20 years lands in Asmara, Eritrea, reuniting families
  • Israel's parliament passes controversial "nation state" law giving only Jews self-determination, relegating Arabic to "special status"
  • Largest intact sarcophagus of its kind ever found (2000 years old) opened in Alexandria, contains 3 skeletons, not a curse as feared
  • Russian ship Dmitri Donskoii, with possible cargo of gold coins is discovered in waters between South Korea and Japan where it sunk in 1905
2018 Highlights

About July 19, 2018

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 3 years, 4 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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