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

Historic Event

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

  • 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? 4 years and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Makar Sankranti / Pongal (India)

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Capricorn

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Sunflower (Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse) - Post Malone & Swae Lee
  • UK #1 Song: Sweet But Psycho - Ava Max