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

COVID-19 Pandemic

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

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

Sports History

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)


2020 Highlights

About July 19, 2020

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 6 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Rockstar - DaBaby ft. Roddy Ricch
  • UK #1 Song: Savage Love (Laxed - Siren Beat) - Jawsh 685 & Jason Derulo