On This Day

June 13, 2019 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • Archaeologists announce Scottish crannogs (fortified settlements on artificial islands in lochs) far older than first thought, radiocarbon dated to 3640-3360 BC , older than Stonehenge
  • Kenyan MP Rashid Kassim arrested for slapping female MP Fatuma Gedi, following a walk out of parliament by female MPs after claiming male MPs joked "its slapping day"

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President Donald Trump announces Sarah Sanders will be leaving her position as White House Press Secretary

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump

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Recently deposed Sudan President Omar al-Bashir is charged with corruption in Sudan

President of Sudan Omar al-Bashir
President of Sudan
Omar al-Bashir
  • US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says Iran is responsible for recent attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman