On This Day

What Happened on July 19, 2020

Historical Events

  • First Arab interplanetary mission, the Mars "Hope" orbiter launches on board Japanese H-2A rocket from Tanegashima Space Center

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Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says 25 million Iranians already infected with COVID-19, 35 million at risk (official figure just 269,440)

President of Iran Hassan Rouhani
President of Iran
Hassan Rouhani
  • Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler criticizes federal policing of protesters in his city, calling it unconstitutional

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World Formula 1 drivers champion Lewis Hamilton wins a record 8th Hungarian Grand Prix in Budapest to equal Michael Schumacher's record of wins at a single circuit (French GP)

Formula 1 Driver Lewis Hamilton
Formula 1 Driver
Lewis Hamilton

2020 Highlights

About July 19, 2020

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Cancer