On This Day

What Happened on July 23, 2019

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • At least 36 people killed by a mud landslide in Shuicheng county, Guizhou province, China
  • BHP becomes the first mining company to tackle pollution, says it will invest $400 million to reduce emissions

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Boris Johnson is chosen the new British Prime Minister by the ruling Conservative Party to replace Theresa May

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson
British Prime Minister
Boris Johnson
  • Investigation launched after no girls born in three months in 132 villages in Uttarkashi district, India, with sex-selective abortions suspected as the reason
  • Nike's Jordan Brand signs 2019 NBA #1 draft pick Zion Williamson to richest multiyear sponsorship deal for a rookie in history; estimated 7 years for $75 million

Battle of Interest9/11 Attack on New York's World Trade Towers

US Senate passes bill to ensure 9/11 first responders fund never runs out of money
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UA Flight 175 flies toward the South Tower of the World Trade Center while the North Tower burns
UA Flight 175 flies toward the South Tower of the World Trade Center while the North Tower burns