What Happened on June 24, 2019

Historical Events

  • El Salvador immigrant father and his 23-month-old daughter drown trying to cross the Rio Grande into the US with their photo causing widespread condemnation
  • Greek Cypriot army officer Nicos Metaxas given seven life sentences for the murder of five women and two children in Nicosia
  • Mysterious sickness affects 718 children with 152 deaths around Indian city of Muzaffarpur, previously thought due to lychee fruit but now unknown

Historic Event

US President Donald Trump imposes sanctions on Iran, targeted at Iran's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei in response to the shooting down of a US drone


Famous Deaths

  • Billy Drago, American character actor, specializing in roles as a villain (Pale Rider; The Untouchables), dies from stroke complications at 73
2019 Highlights

About June 24, 2019

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 3 years, 7 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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

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