On This Day

October 19, 2019 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • Chilean President Sebastián Piñera declares a 15 day state of emergency after widespread and violent protests over rise in public transport costs
  • Sunnyside, Queens, New York City: Intersection of 46th Street and Skillman Avenue named "Ethel Plimack Way", in honor of a longtime resident [1]

Event of interestEvent of Interest

UK parliament votes for the Letwin amendment in a special Saturday sitting, which forces Boris Johnson to ask the EU for an extension and delays vote on his Brexit deal

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson
British Prime Minister
Boris Johnson

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US Democratic representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez endorses Bernie Sanders for president

US Senator Bernie Sanders
US Senator
Bernie Sanders
US Congresswoman and Activist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
US Congresswoman and Activist
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez