On This Day

What Happened on April 3, 2019

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Brunei brings into force new Sharia laws punishing gay sex and adultery with death by stoning, prompting widespread condemnation

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Ex-Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak goes on trial for the 1MDB corruption scandal in Kuala Lumpur, pleads not guilty

Prime Minister of Malaysia Najib Razak
Prime Minister of Malaysia
Najib Razak
  • Lori Lightfoot elected first female African American Mayor of Chicago
  • San Antonio coach Geg Popovich is ejected after an NBA record low 63 seconds in the Spurs 113-85 loss in Denver; receives 2 technical fouls in a verbal confrontation with a referee