On This Day

What Happened on July 19, 2021

Historical Events

  • Bomb attack on al-Wuhailat market in Baghdad, Iraq, ahead of Eid al-Adha festival, kills 25 people
  • Peruvian union leader Pedro Castillo declared winner of the country's presidential election (11 April), defeating Keiko Fujimori by only 44,000 votes
  • UK lifts most COVID-19 restrictions on so-called 'Freedom Day" despite 50,000 new daily infections

Famous Deaths

  • Jenny Lynn, American bodybuilder (IFBB Figure Olympia 2006, 07; Figure International 2003, 04, 05), dies from a seizure at 49
  • Layne Flack, American poker player (6 x World Series of Poker bracelets), dies at 52
2021 Highlights

About July 19, 2021

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 3 days
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Cancer