On This Day

What Happened on October 31, 2019

Historical Events

  • Fire destroys most of historic Shuri Castle, once seat of the Ryukyu Kingdom, on island of Okinawa, Japan
  • Gas canister explodes on a train in Rahim Yar Khan, Pakaistan killing at least 70 and injuring 30
  • Jihadist group Islamic State names Abu Ibrahim al-Hashemi al-Qurashi as its new leader after US special forces kill its former leader

Historic Event

US House of Representatives votes to formalize impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump

Famous Deaths

  • (Elizabeth) Ann Crumb, American stage and screen actress and singer, dies of ovarian cancer at 69
2019 Highlights

About October 31, 2019

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 7 months and 24 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