On This Day

What Happened on May 19, 2020

Historical Events

  • Greenhouse gas emissions dropped 17% worldwide in April 2020 when world was in lockdown, in study published in "Nature Climate Change"
  • Two dams on Tittabawassee River in central Michigan breached by floodwaters, forcing evacuation of thousands of residents
  • WHO member states agree to set up an inquiry into the global response to the pandemic, including looking at the WHO itself

Famous Deaths

  • Richard Anuszkiewicz, American artist 'new wizard of op', dies at 89
2020 Highlights

About May 19, 2020

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 10 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Taurus