What Happened on August 26, 2019

Historical Events

Historic Event

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

  • Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay state of Oklahoma $572 million in 1st trial against opioid manufacturer
  • Leo DiCaprio's environmental organization Earth Alliance donates $5m to fighting fires in the Amazon
  • Meeting of the G7 agrees on $20 million aid package to fight fires in the Amazon in Biarritz
2019 Highlights

About August 26, 2019

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 3 years, 5 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Late Summer Bank Holiday (United Kingdom)

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Virgo

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