February 2019 calendar

February 2019

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in February 2019.
The US president was Donald John Trump (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Theresa May (Conservative), Pope Francis was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on February 2019: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 2019?


  • 01 Feb 2019 Two dissident Irish Republican Campaign members were injured and shot in Londonderry in separate attacks. (BBC).A mortar tube and ammunition were found at the Irish border, County Louth.
  • 02 Feb 2019 Moro conflict: Patikul and Sulu shootout: Five soldiers, three militants, and several other people were killed in an attack in Patikul (Sulu), in The Philippines.
  • 03 Feb 2019 French Air Force Mirage 2000 fighter aircrafts struck a convoy consisting of approximately 40 pickups belonging to an armed group who entered northern Chad via Libya at the request of Chadian authorities.
  • 04 Feb 2019 Iraqi insurgency: 7 Iranian pilgrims were wounded when their bus was attacked by unidentified gunmen. One woman is in serious condition.
  • 05 Feb 2019 Syrian Civil War: Ben Wallace, the United Kingdom Minister of Security, stated that he believes John Cantlie, a British photojournalist, is still alive and being held hostage in Syria by Islamic State militants.
  • 06 Feb 2019 2018 Anchorage earthquake: There were two aftershocks that struck Anchorage, Alaska. The first was a magnitude of 4.1 and the second was a magnitude of 3.7. They occurred 23 minutes later.
  • 07 Feb 2019 Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos published an online essay in which he accused David Pecker, American Media, Inc., of "extortion & blackmail".
  • 08 Feb 2019 2018-19 North American winter: Jay Inslee, Washington Governor, declares a State of Emergency as a winter storm could bring snowfalls of up to 20 cm (20 inches) to the state.
  • 09 Feb 2019 2019 Piper PA-46 Malibu accident: David Ibbotson's family launched a GoFundMe campaign in an effort to find and recover his body. They raised thousands of pounds in just hours. Two weeks after the plane disappeared, Emiliano Sala, a footballer, was found dead in the wreckage.
  • 10 Feb 2019 J. D. Greear, President of the Southern Baptist Convention, condemns sexual abuse by clergy, laypersons and volunteers and labels it "pure evil".
  • 11 Feb 2019 Libyan Crisis (2011-present). The Libyan Tobruk government now has complete control over El Sharara, the largest oilfield of Libya after it was taken by the Libyan National Army. Local tribesmen took over the oilfield that was previously under the control of Tripoli's Government of National Accord in December 2018.
  • 12 Feb 2019 A Jamaat-ul-Ahrar faction shoots four police officers from Pakistan. Three more officers are also injured.
  • 13 Feb 2019 2019 Khash-Zahedan suicide attack: A suicide bombing attack in southeastern Iran kills at least 27 Iranian Revolutionary Guards. Jaish ul-Adl militants claim responsibility for the attack.
  • 14 Feb 2019 2019 Pulwama Attack: At least 46 Indian security personnel were killed in the suicide bomber's attack on his convoy of military vehicles driving along a Jammu and Kashmir highway.
  • 15 Feb 2019 2019 Kaduna State massacre - Gunmen killed 66 people in Nigeria's Kaduna State, with 34 of them being women or children. This attack occurred one day before the election, which was delayed by another week.
  • 16 Feb 2019 Syrian Civil War: Battle of Baghuz Fawqani - The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reports the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces took control of Al-Baghuz Fawqani after the surrender of ISIL militants.
  • 17 Feb 2019 After Flybmi filed for bankruptcy, hundreds of European airline passengers were left homeless.
  • 18 Feb 2019 Kashmir conflict: Two Jaish-e-Mohammed militants and one civilian were killed in a skirmish that took place in Pulwama, Indian-administered Kashmir. Police are searching for the suspects in Thursday’s suicide attack which claimed 40 lives of paramilitary police officers.
  • 19 Feb 2019 Insurgency in Egypt (2013)-present: Sixteen militants were killed in two raids on Egypt's Sinai Peninsula. The raids also include explosives and weapons.
  • 20 Feb 2019 According to the Southern Poverty Law Center, there has been a 30% increase in hate groups in America over the last four years. This includes a 7% increase for 2018.
  • 21 Feb 2019 American-led intervention in Syria's Civil War: France and the United Kingdom, allies of the United States, say that they will not keep their troops there after the United States withdraws.
  • 22 Feb 2019 2019 Venezuelan presidential crisis: Venezuelan National Guard troops open fire on indigenous Pemon protestors who tried to block a military convoy headed to Brazil-Venezuela border. At least two people were killed and 14 more were injured.
  • 23 Feb 2019 Venezuelan authorities attempt to allow humanitarian aid trucks from Brazil and Colombia into the country. Two trucks set fire to the Francisco de Paula Santander International Bridge.
  • 24 Feb 2019 91st Academy Awards: The Academy Awards are presented in Hollywood. Bohemian Rhapsody takes home four of the most prestigious awards. Black Panther, Green Book and Roma each took home three awards. (The Guardian),
  • 25 Feb 2019 American military intervention in Somalia (2007 to present): The United States Africa Command reports that 35 al Shabaab militants were killed in an airstrike by the United States in Somalia's central Hiran region.
  • 26 Feb 2019 Pakistan reported that Indian military aircraft had violated their airspace close to Muzaffarabad. They were intercepted and returned by Pakistan Air Force (PAF), military aircrafts. In a rush to drop their payload, Indian Air Force aircrafts dropped it near balakot. India claims the incident was an attack on a Jaish-e-Mohammed camp near Balakot as a reprisal to the Pulwama attack. (Reuters),
  • 27 Feb 2019 Israeli involvement in Syria Civil War, Israel-Russia Relations: Benjamin Netanyahu, the Israeli Prime Minister, tells Vladimir Putin that Israel will "continue taking action against Iran in Syria".
  • 28 Feb 2019 28 February 2019, Mogadishu bombings: 29 were killed in three bomb blasts and a siege that lasted until March 1.
  • 05 Feb 2019 Pope Francis becomes the first Pope in history to visit and perform papal mass in the Arabian Peninsula during his visit to Abu Dhabi.


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?


Which were the most popular books released in February 2019?

Crucible by James Rollins



Commander Gray Pierce investigates disappearance of his lover, who was pregnant with their child.

Free by Kristen Ashley



After she loses someone she loves, Cole Allen helps Rebel Stapleton; seventh series

Girl, Wash Your Face by Rachel Hollis

Girl, Wash Your Face


Subtitle: "Stop believing the lies about who you are so that you can become who and what your meant to be"

The Wedding Guest by Jonathan Kellerman

The Wedding Guest


Lieutenant Milo Sturgis, and Dr. Alex Delaware, a psychologist, investigate a murder at an event reception

Connections in Death by J.D. Robb

Connections in Death


Eve Dallas and Roarke investigate the murder of a man trying to turn his life around.