On This Day

What Happened on September 19, 2019

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Likely US drone attack kills at least 30 and injures 28 in Nangarhar Province,, Afghanistan
  • North America has lost 3 billion birds (29%) since 1970 according to analysis published in "Science"
  • Taliban suicide truck bombing kills 22 and injures 90 at a hospital in Zabul Province, southern Afghanistan
  • Tropical Depression Imelda hits southeast Texas and Louisiana prompting widespread evacuations

Famous Deaths

  • Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, 2nd President of Tunisia (1987-2011). dies in exile at 83