On This Day

What Happened on January 31, 2019

Historical Events

  • At least 20 newborns and children have died in last two months of the cold, trying to get to the Al-Ho Syrian refugee camp according to WHO
  • Blockbuster NBA trade: NY Knicks send Kristaps Porziņģis, Tim Hardaway Jr., Courtney Lee & Trey Burke to Dallas Mavericks for Dennis Smith Jr., DeAndre Jordan, Wesley Matthews & 2 future 1st-round picks
  • Catholic leaders in Texas name 286 priests and others accused of sexually abusing children, dating back to 1940
  • Colonization of the America's in the late 1500s killed so many people it cooled the planet and led to a "Little Ice Age", according to a scientific report published in "Quaternary Science Reviews"
  • Leaked Indian government reports says unemployment rate at 6.1% highest since 1972-73, up from 2.2% in 2011-12
  • New government in Lebanon finally formed by Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri nine months after elections
  • Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah crowned King of Malaysia to serve a five-year term
  • US border agency seizes its biggest ever fentanyl bust, nearly 254 pounds hidden in Tractor-trailer in Nogales, Arizona
2019 Highlights

About January 31, 2019

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 1 year, 6 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aquarius