On This Day

What Happened on June 18, 2019

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 announces the suspension of the pro-China and highly controversial extradition law, 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 assault of a 14 year-old girl in Dublin

Election of Interest

US President Donald Trump announces his campaign for re-election


2019 Highlights

About June 18, 2019

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 5 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Gemini