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What Happened on August 26, 2019

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Indonesian President Joko Widodo proposes moving the country's sinking and over-crowded capital from Jakarta to the island of Borneo (Kalimantan)

President of Indonesia Joko Widodo
President of Indonesia
Joko Widodo
  • Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay state of Oklahoma $572 million in 1st trial against opioid manufacturer
  • Leo DiCaprio's envirnomental organization Earth Alliance donates $5 to fighting fires in the Amazon
  • Meeting of the G7 agrees on $20 million aid package to fight fires in the Amazon in Biarritz