On This Day

What Happened on August 10, 2019

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 71 people die trying to siphon gas from an overturned tanker that explodes in Morogoro region, Tanzania
  • Financier Jeffrey Epstein found dead of an apparent suicide in his jail cell in New York, while awaiting trail for sex trafficking charges
  • Monsoon flooding in southern and western India kills at least 150 with 40 dead in Kerala state and 100,000 in emergency relief camps
  • Rebel forces for the UAE-backed Southern Transitional Council take control of the key port of Aden in Yemen's civil war
  • Typhoon Lekima makes landfall in Zhejiang province, China, killing at least 32 with one million evacuated