What Happened on July 23, 2019

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 Interest

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

  • 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

9/11 Attack on NY's World Trade Towers

US Senate passes bill championed by comedian Jon Stewart to ensure 9/11 first responders fund never runs out of money

2019 History

About July 23, 2019

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 3 years, 10 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Leo

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