What Happened on May 22, 2019

Historical Events

Indonesian Election Protest

Protests break out in Jakarta, Indonesia against the re-election of President Joko Widodo, killing six people and injuring 200

  • UN General Assembly votes for a motion condemning UK occupation of the Chagos Islands in the Indian Ocean and for them to reunite with nearby Mauritius
  • Washington State becomes the 1st US state to legalize composting human bodies
2019 History

Famous Deaths

  • Judith Kerr, British children's writer and illustrator (The Tiger Who Came to Tea, Mog books), dies at 95
  • Sultan Ahmad Shah, 7th King of Malaysia (1979-84), dies at 88

About May 22, 2019

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 4 years and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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

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