July 2019 calendar

July 2019

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in July 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 July 2019: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 2019?


  • 01 Jul 2019 War in Afghanistan: 1 July 2019, Kabul attack: More than 100 people are injured and 40 are killed in a car bombing in Kabul, Afghanistan. Five Taliban gunmen are killed and five more are taken by the Taliban. (New York Times). Taliban militants overran Qush Tepa District of Jowzjan Province, resulting the death of more than 50 Afghan soldiers. Others were also captured.
  • 02 Jul 2019 Two car bombs and gunmen were used by Islamist militants to attack the Niger Armed Forces Base in Inates, close to the border with Mali. They killed 18 soldiers. They also kidnapped four Nigerien soldiers, and stole dozens more vehicles.
  • 03 Jul 2019 Insurgency in Jammu Kashmir: Five Pakistani soldiers die and one is hurt in a bomb explosion in Jammu Kashmir.
  • 04 Jul 2019 Sanctions against Iran: Royal Marines take control of an oil tanker that was heading to Baniyas, Syria. The vessel is suspected of carrying Iranian crude oil and breaching EU sanctions. Robert Macaire, the Ambassador of the United Kingdom to Iran is summoned to Tehran for the incident. Iran calls it an "illegal seizure".
  • 05 Jul 2019 2019 Reyhanli car explosion: A car bomb explodes at the Turkish city Reyhanli. Three Syrian citizens were killed in the blast.
  • 06 Jul 2019 Islamist insurgency: ISIL claims responsibility in Wednesday's attack in Nangade District, Mozambique. Seven people were killed.
  • 07 Jul 2019 War in Afghanistan, 2019 Ghazni Bombing: Nearly 200 people are injured and 14 are killed in a suicide bombing carried out by the Taliban in Ghazni (Afghanistan).
  • 08 Jul 2019 Saudi Arabian-led intervention is in Yemen: The United Arab Emirates announces that it will withdraw some of its troops from Yemen as part a "strategic Redeployment".
  • 09 Jul 2019 Relations Argentina-Lebanon: President Mauricio Mcri of Argentina issues a decree declaring Hezbollah a terrorist organization.
  • 10 Jul 2019 An assailant raids a village in Papua New Guinea's Hela Province, burning down buildings and killing 16 children and women.
  • 11 Jul 2019 Libyan Civil War (2014-2018): A car bomb attack on a funeral of a commander of the Libyan National Army in Benghazi leaves four people dead and more than 30 others injured.
  • 12 Jul 2019 Asasey Hotel Attack: At least 26 people, including two journalists and nine foreigners, were killed in a car bombing and gun attack at the hotel in Kismayo (Somalia).
  • 13 Jul 2019 Afghanistan war: Taliban gunmen storm Badghis Province hotel killing 4 soldiers and 2 civilians. Three of the five gunmen were killed, and two others were arrested. (RFE/RadioLiberty). A second bombing in Wardak Province also results in the death of a U.S soldier.
  • 14 Jul 2019 The nine passengers on board the GippsAero GA8 Airvan Skydiving operation plane crash on Umea Island, Sweden.
  • 15 Jul 2019 Three people were arrested following a police raid on a neo Nazi group in northern Italy. During the operation, three people were arrested for possessing sophisticated weaponry including a Matra Super 530F Air-to-Air missile.
  • 16 Jul 2019 Syrian Civil War: Airstrikes by the Syrian government targeting residential areas in Jisr al-Shughur and Khan Shaykhun in Idlib province kill at least nine civilians, and injure fourteen others.
  • 17 Jul 2019 2018-19 Kivu Ebola epidemic - The World Health Organisation has declared the latest Ebola outbreak in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo as a Public Health Emergency of International Concern.
  • 18 Jul 2019 Two car bombs explode outside Kandahar police headquarters, Afghanistan. Twelve people were killed and more than 80 others were injured.
  • 19 Jul 2019 Relations between Iran and the United Kingdom: The Iranian Navy of Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps seizes the British tanker Stena Impero from the United Kingdom and temporarily seizes the British-operated, Liberian-flagged ship Mesdar in the Persian Gulf. Jeremy Hunt, British Foreign Secretary, says Iran will not allow the tanker to be released.
  • 20 Jul 2019 List of highest-grossing movies: The Walt Disney Company reports Avengers: Endgame has overtaken Avatar as the highest grossing film of all time, inflation-adjusted.
  • 21 Jul 2019 Lufthansa, a German airline, has resumed flights between Cairo and Frankfurt/Munich. British Airways flights to Cairo are still cancelled for six days. Although the UK Foreign Office advises against all travel to Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, its standard advice to Cairo passengers is to verify for any changes.
  • 22 Jul 2019 Second Libyan Civil War and Libya-Tunisia Relations: A pilot was arrested by the Tunisia Ministry of Defence after a L-39 Albatros-equipped Libyan warplane crashed onto a road in Tunisia.
  • 23 Jul 2019 Venezuelan foreign relations: The Lima Group, through Jorge Faurie (Argentine Foreign Affairs Minister), stated that the Lima Group will "repeal force when necessary".
  • 24 Jul 2019 Somali Civil War: Six government officials are killed when a suicide bomber explodes in the office of Mogadishu mayor Abdirahman Abdi Osman. Osman sustained serious injuries in the attack. His condition is critical.
  • 25 Jul 2019 Relations Japan-North Korea: North Korea tests two missiles that land in Japan's Sea of Japan. Takeshi Iwaya, the Japanese Defense Minister, condemns the test as "extremely regrettable".
  • 26 Jul 2019 The U.S. Department of Justice has approved a $26 billion merger of Sprint and T-Mobile. They will be the third largest mobile network operator in the country if they are successful.
  • 27 Jul 2019 Relations Japan-North Korea: Japan warned Saturday that North Korean projectiles are following trajectories not common for conventional ballistic missiles. This makes it difficult, if not impossible to intercept them on their way to Japan.
  • 28 Jul 2019 28 July 2019, Kabul suicide bombing: Gunfire, an explosion and more than 50 people were killed in a attack on the Kabul office for Vice Presidential candidate Amrullah Salh. Saleh was only slightly hurt in the attack.
  • 29 Jul 2019 Two American Army soldiers are killed by an Afghan National Army soldier in Afghanistan's Kandahar. This is suspected to be an insider attack. The victim is believed to have been wounded.
  • 30 Jul 2019 War in North-West Pakistan: A bomb explosion near Quetta, Pakistan kills four people and injures more than 20 others.
  • 10 Jul 2019 The last Volkswagen Beetle rolls off the line in Puebla, Mexico. The last of 5,961 "Special Edition" cars will be exhibited in a museum.

Famous Birthday


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?


Which were the most popular books released in July 2019?

Educated by Tara Westover



Memoir of a Cambridge Ph.D., who was raised by Idaho survivalists. She didn't enter a classroom until the age of 17

Summer of '69 by Elin Hilderbrand

Summer of '69


Four siblings have to deal with changing family dynamics in a turbulent summer.

Knife by Jo Nesbo



After being assigned to the Oslo Police cold-case office, Officer Harry Hole feels frustrated. This is the 12th series.

Window on the Bay by Debbie Macomber

Window on the Bay


Jenna Boltz, empty nester, is changed by an unexpected event

Under Currents by Nora Roberts

Under Currents


After fleeing from family drama, Zane Bigelow comes back to his small-town, where he meets Darby. Darby has had her own past difficulties.