On This Day

What Happened on June 18, 2019

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Chennai, India's 6th largest city with 4 million people runs out of water as its reservoirs dry up
  • China has been forcefully harvesting organs from marginalized groups in prison camps on a significant scale according to International Tribunal in London
  • England cricket captain Eoin Morgan smashes a ODI world record 17 sixes against Afghanistan in his side's 150-run World Cup victory at Old Trafford; Morgan, 148 from 71 balls
  • Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam apologizes for introducing the extradition law, announcing its suspension after massive protests in the city
  • Sex-changing Australian bush tomato study published in journal "PhytoKeys" detailing how Solanum Plastisexum can change from male to female to hermaphrodite
  • Two 14 year-old boys become the youngest in Irish history to be convicted of murder when found guilty of the murder and sexual assaultof 14 year-old girl in Dublin

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

US President Donald Trump announces his campaign for reelection

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump