On This Day

What Happened on January 14, 2019

Historical Events

  • Americans chance of dying from an accidental opioid overdose higher than a car accident for the first time, according to US National Safety Council
  • China posts shock drop in trade figures with a 4.4% fall in exports for December and a 7.6% fall in imports
  • Pawel Adamowicz, Mayor of GdaƄsk, Poland, stabbed on stage at charity event. Dies two days later.
  • Spinning disk of ice 300m wide, resembling the moon, forms in the Presumpscot river, Westbrook, Maine

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Donald Trump denies he is a Russian agent after NY Times article states the FBI started an investigation and the Washington Post raised issues over a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump
Russian President Vladimir Putin
Russian President
Vladimir Putin
  • US Republican leaders strip Congressman Steve King from House committees after series of racist comments
2019 Highlights

About January 14, 2019

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 6 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Makar Sankranti / Pongal (India)

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Capricorn