On This Day

What Happened on October 29, 2019

Historical Events

  • 1.5 million people without power in California as utility company turns power off to try and avoid sparking more wildfires
  • Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad Hariri resigns after two weeks of nationwide protests and an economic crisis
  • Rising seas could endanger 150 million people worldwide, three times more than previously thought, according study by Climate Central published in "Nature Communications"

Famous Deaths

  • Barry Frank, American television sports impresario (CBS, ABC and IMG), dies of pulmonary problems at 87
  • John Witherspoon, American actor (Friday), dies at 77
2019 Highlights

About October 29, 2019

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 1 year, 5 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Scorpio