On This Day

July 19, 2020 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • First Arab interplanetary mission, the Mars "Hope" orbiter launches on board Japanese H-2A rocket from Tanegashima Space Center

COVID-19 Pandemic

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says 25 million Iranians already infected with COVID-19, 35 million at risk (official figure just 269,440)

  • Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler criticizes federal policing of protesters in his city, calling it unconstitutional