On This Day

Historical Events on February 19 (Part 2)

  • 2018 At least 17 killed when a garbage mound collapses in Maputo, Mozambique
  • 2018 Nigeria says 110 girls missing, presumed kidnapped by Boko Haram after attack on school in Dapchi, Yobe state

Historic Event

2019 Bernie Sanders announces he is running for President for a second time

  • 2019 New York city bans hair discrimination, to limit racial stereotyping
  • 2019 Vatican confirms secret church guidelines for children of priests
  • 2019 Four-time MLB All-Star at 3B Manny Machado agrees to the biggest free-agent contract in American sports history, a 10 year deal worth $300 million with the San Diego Padres
  • 2020 German gunman opens fire in a bar in Hanau, Germany, killing nine in a racially motivated attack