On This Day

What Happened on February 18, 2019

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

16 US states, including California and New York, band together to sue President Donald Trump over his use of emergency powers to build a border wall.

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump
  • 25-year old murder of a woman solved when police in Minnesota run DNA though a genealogy site and find suspect
  • American snowboarder David Wise wins first of 2 consecutive Olympic halfpipe gold medals in Sochi; wins again in Pyeongchang (2018)
  • Australian political parties hacked by a "sophisticated state actor" Prime Minister Scott Morrison says, just months ahead of general election
  • British parliamentary committee issues scathing report on Facebook, accusing company of breaking privacy laws, calling for new regulations
  • Gun battle in Pulwama, Indian-controlled Kashmir, kills nine with Pakistan-based group Jaish-e-Mohammad held responsible
  • Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei says ""There's no way the US can crush us" in interview with BBC, saying his daughter's arrest politically motivated
  • NHL hockey team Carolina Hurricanes owner Tom Dundon agrees to invest $250 million into the Alliance of American Football; named new chairman of the AAF