On This Day

What Happened on July 25, 2019

Historical Events

  • "City killer" Asteroid 2019 OK passes by almost undetected at 187 to 427 feet (57 to 130 meters) just 45,000 miles away from earth, closer than the Moon
  • High temperature records set across Europe just one day after previous records set, Paris 42.6C (108.7F), Germany 42.6C (108.6F), Netherlands 40.7C (105.2F), Belgium 40.6C (105.2F)
  • Highest ever UK temperature of 38.7C (101.6F) recorded in Cambridge, England
  • Scandal-hit Governor of Puerto Rico Ricardo Rossell√≥ resigns
  • US Justice department announces it is resuming the death penalty, scheduling five executions
  • Worst Mediterranean migrant drownings this year when boat carrying 250 people capsizes off Libyan coast, with over 100 feared drowned

Famous Deaths


Person of interestBeji Caid Essebsi

Beji Caid Essebsi, Tunisia's 1st freely elected President (2014-2019), dies at 92

President of Tunisia Beji Caid Essebsi
President of Tunisia
Beji Caid Essebsi

2019 Highlights

About July 25, 2019

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 1 year, 3 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Leo