On This Day

What Happened on July 25, 2019

Day of the Week: Thursday

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

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