On This Day

What Happened on November 18, 2019

Historical Events

Historic Event

Book written by Charlotte Bronte aged 14 for her toy soldiers bought by the Bronte Society for €600,000 at auction in Paris

  • Deforestation of Brazil's Amazon rainforest worst since 2008, has lost 9,762 sq km (3,769 sq miles) of vegetation in 12 months according to country's Space Agency

Historic Event

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reverses US policy regarding Israeli West Bank settlements as illegal after 24 years

  • World wind speeds have risen, 3x faster since 2010 than previous decades of decline, according to Princeton study published in "Nature Climate Change"
2019 Highlights

About November 18, 2019

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 7 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Someone You Loved - Lewis Capaldi
  • UK #1 Song: Dance Monkey - Tones and I