Historical Events on July 19 (Part 2)

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  • 2009 138th British Golf Open: Stewart Cink shoots a 278 at Ailsa Course

Sport awardSports Awards

2009 17th ESPY Awards: Michael Phelps, Nastia Liukin win

Film release premierFilm Premier

2011 "Captain America: The First Avenger", directed by Joe Johnston, starring Chris Evans and Hayley Atwell, premieres in Los Angeles

  • 2013 20 people are killed by a suicide bombing in Diyala, Iraq

Music releaseAlbum Release

2013 Selena Gomez releases her debut solo studio album "Stars Dance"

Singer and Actress Selena Gomez
Singer and Actress
Selena Gomez
  • 2015 World Health Organization puts world's Ebola death toll at 11,284
  • 2017 US scientists calculate total amount plastic ever produced - 8.3 billion tonnes, equal to weight of 1 billion elephants

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2017 US Senator John McCain diagnosed with brain cancer

US Senator John McCain
US Senator
John McCain
  • 2017 "Depacito" by Luis Fonsi ft. Daddy Yankee becomes the most streamed song ever, played 4.6 billion times
  • 2017 Archaeological dig in Kakadu National Park extends Aboriginal peoples time in Australia to 65,000 to 80,000 years ago
  • 2017 BBC publishes salaries of its top-earning journalists and presenters, two-thirds male, Chris Evans highest at over £2.2 million

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2017 Investigators using DNA identify 16 year-old James Byron Haakenson as a victim of serial killer John Wayne Gacy, 41 years after his disappearance

Serial Killer John Wayne Gacy
Serial Killer
John Wayne Gacy
  • 2018 Israel's parliament passes controversial "nation state" law giving only Jews self-determination, relegating Arabic to "special status"
  • 2018 First commercial flight, the "bird of peace" between Ethiopia and Eritrea in 20 years lands in Asmara, Eritrea, reuniting families
  • 2018 Largest intact sarcophagus of its kind ever found (2000 years old) opened in Alexandria, contains 3 skeletons, not a curse as feared

Notable FireworksWhale of a Plane!

2018 Airbus Beluga XL, painted to look like the whale, makes its first flight, landing in Toulouse-Blagnac, France
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  • 2018 Russian ship Dmitri Donskoii, with possible cargo of gold coins is discovered in waters between South Korea and Japan where it sunk in 1905
  • 2018 Brazilian soccer international goalkeeper Alisson transfers from Roma to Liverpool for a world record shot blocker's fee of £66.8m
  • 2018 Duck boot sinks in Table Rock Lake, Missouri, drowning 17 people