On This Day

What Happened on February 18, 2019

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

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Australian political parties hacked by a "sophisticated state actor" Prime Minister Scott Morrison says, just months ahead of general election

Prime Minister of Australia Scott Morrison
Prime Minister of Australia
Scott Morrison
  • 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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Laureus World Sports Awards, Monte-Carlo Sporting, Monaco: Sportsman: Novak Đoković; Sportswoman: Simone Biles; Team: French Men's National Football team

Gymnast Simone Biles
Gymnast
Simone Biles
Tennis Champion Novak Đoković
Tennis Champion
Novak Đoković
  • 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

Famous Deaths

  • T. J. Cunningham, American NFL safety (Seattle Seahawks), dies at 46
2019 Highlights

About February 18, 2019

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 1 year, 9 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aquarius