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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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 2019?


Events

  • 01 Jul 2019 War in Afghanistan; 1 July 2019 Kabul attack: 40 people are killed and over 100 injured by a car bombing and shooting in Kabul, Afghanistan. The Taliban claims responsibility and loses five gunmen. (New York Times)Taliban militants overran the Qush Tepa district of Jowzjan Province, resulting in the deaths of over 50 Afghan soldiers. Many others were captured. (ATNNews)
  • 02 Jul 2019 Islamist militants attack a Niger Armed Forces base in the village of Inates, near the border with Mali, with two car bombs and gunmen, killing 18 soldiers. They also kidnapped four Nigerien soldiers and stole dozens of vehicles. (BBC)
  • 03 Jul 2019 Insurgency in Jammu and Kashmir: Five Pakistani soldiers are killed and one is injured by a bomb blast in Jammu and Kashmir. (Economic Times)
  • 04 Jul 2019 Sanctions against Iran: Royal Marines seize control of an oil tanker off the coast of Gibraltar that was en route to Baniyas in Syria, suspected of breaching EU sanctions against Syria, carrying Iranian crude oil. The United Kingdom's Ambassador to Iran, Robert Macaire, is summoned in Tehran over the incident, which Iran describes as an "illegal seizure". (BBC)
  • 05 Jul 2019 2019 Reyhanlı car bombing: A car bomb explodes in the Turkish city of Reyhanlı. The blast kills three Syrian citizens who were inside the car. (Daily Sabah)
  • 06 Jul 2019 Islamist insurgency in Mozambique: ISIL claims responsibility for a Wednesday attack in Nangade District in Mozambique, which killed seven people. (Business Standards)
  • 07 Jul 2019 War in Afghanistan, 2019 Ghazni bombing: Fourteen people are killed and nearly 200 are injured in a suicide car bombing by the Taliban in Ghazni, Afghanistan. (Al Jazeera)
  • 08 Jul 2019 Saudi Arabian-led intervention in Yemen: The United Arab Emirates announces a partial withdrawal of its forces from Yemen as part of a "strategic redeployment". (CNN)
  • 09 Jul 2019 Argentina–Lebanon relations: Argentine President Mauricio Macri issues a decree declaring Hezbollah a "terrorist organization". (La Nación)
  • 10 Jul 2019 Assailants raid a village in Papua New Guinea's Hela province, killing and dismembering 16 women and children, and burning buildings. (The Guardian)
  • 11 Jul 2019 Libyan Civil War (2014–present): Four people are killed and over 30 injured in a car bomb attack at a funeral for a senior Libyan National Army commander in Benghazi. (Reuters)
  • 12 Jul 2019 Asasey Hotel attack: A car bomb and a gun attack kill at least 26, including two prominent journalists and nine foreigners, in Kismayo, Somalia. (BBC)
  • 13 Jul 2019 War in Afghanistan: Taliban gunmen storm a hotel in Badghis Province, killing four soldiers and two civilians. Three of the five gunmen are killed and two are arrested. (RFE/RadioLiberty)A U.S. soldier is also killed in a separate bombing in Wardak Province. (Al Jazeera)
  • 14 Jul 2019 A GippsAero GA8 Airvan sky diving operation plane crashes on an island outside Umeå, Sweden, killing all nine people onboard. (The Guardian)
  • 15 Jul 2019 A police raid on a neo-Nazi group in northern Italy results in the arrest of three people. Sophisticated weaponry, including a Matra Super 530F air-to-air missile, are seized during the operation. (BBC)
  • 16 Jul 2019 Syrian Civil War: Syrian government airstrikes targeting residential areas in the towns of Jisr al-Shughur, Khan Shaykhun, Maar Shoreen, Hantoteen and Ain Al Bardeh in Idlib province, kill at least nine civilians and injure 14 others. (AA)
  • 17 Jul 2019 2018–19 Kivu Ebola epidemic: The World Health Organisation declares the most recent Ebola outbreak in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. (The Guardian)
  • 18 Jul 2019 War in Afghanistan: Twelve people are killed and over 80 injured by two car bombs at a gate outside police headquarters in Kandahar, Afghanistan. (Reuters)
  • 19 Jul 2019 Iran–United Kingdom relations: Iranian Navy of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps captures British tanker Stena Impero and temporarily seizes British-operated and Liberian-flagged tanker Mesdar in the Persian Gulf. British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt says there will be "serious consequences" if Iran does not release the tanker. (CNN) (Yahoo) (BBC)
  • 20 Jul 2019 List of highest-grossing films: The Walt Disney Company reports that Avengers: Endgame has surpassed Avatar as the highest grossing movie of all time, unadjusted for inflation. (CNN)
  • 21 Jul 2019 German airline Lufthansa resumes flights between Cairo and Frankfurt and Munich, while British Airways flights to Cairo remain cancelled for six more days. The UK Foreign Office warns against "all travel" to certain parts of Egypt, but its standard advice for Cairo is for passengers to check for changes. (BBC) (UK Foreign Office)
  • 22 Jul 2019 Second Libyan Civil War, Libya–Tunisia relations: Tunisia's Ministry of Defence says that a pilot is arrested after a damaged Libyan warplane, reported to be a L-39 Albatros, makes an emergency landing on a road near the southern town of Beni Khadash. (Reuters)
  • 23 Jul 2019 Foreign relations of Venezuela: Through Argentine Foreign Affairs Minister Jorge Faurie, the Lima Group say that "the use of force in Venezuela will be implemented when required". (El Nacional)
  • 24 Jul 2019 Somali Civil War: A suicide bomber detonates inside the office of Mogadishu's mayor Abdirahman Abdi Osman, killing six government officials. Osman is seriously injured in the attack and his condition is critical. (BBC)
  • 25 Jul 2019 Japan–North Korea relations: North Korea tests two new missiles that land in the Sea of Japan, though not within Japanese territory. Japanese Defense Minister Takeshi Iwaya condemns the testing as "extremely regrettable". (Al Jazeera) (DW)
  • 26 Jul 2019 The U.S. Department of Justice approves a $26 billion merger between T-Mobile and Sprint. If finalized, they will become the third-largest mobile network operator in the nation. (Reuters)
  • 27 Jul 2019 Japan–North Korea relations: Japan warns on Saturday that the new North Korean projectiles have trajectories that are not typical for conventional ballistic missiles, making them difficult or impossible to intercept en route to Japan. (Al-Manar)
  • 28 Jul 2019 28 July 2019 Kabul suicide bombing: Gunfire and an explosion kills 20 and injures over 50 in an attack at the Kabul office of the Vice Presidential candidate Amrullah Saleh, who was slightly injured in the attack. (BBC)
  • 29 Jul 2019 War in Afghanistan: An Afghan National Army soldier kills two United States Army soldiers in Kandahar, Afghanistan, which local police suspect is an insider attack. The killer is believed to be wounded. (BBC)
  • 30 Jul 2019 War in North-West Pakistan: Four are killed and over 20 injured in a bomb blast near a police station in Quetta, Pakistan. (Al Jazeera)

Movies

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Rear Window

Rear Window

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Wendell Corey, Thelma Ritter

Country: United States of America

Guardians of the Galaxy

Guardians of the Galaxy

Directed by: James Gunn

Starring: Chris Pratt, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Zoe Saldana

Country: United States of America

The Sixth Sense

The Sixth Sense

Directed by: M. Night Shyamalan

Starring: Bruce Willis, Haley Joel Osment, Toni Collette, Olivia Williams

Country: United States of America

The Mirror

The Mirror

Directed by: Andrei Tarkovsky

Starring: Margarita Terekhova, Filipp Yankovskiy, Ignat Daniltsev, Oleg Yankovskiy

Country: United States of America

Chungking Express

Chungking Express

Directed by: Kar-Wai Wong

Starring: Brigitte Lin, Takeshi Kaneshiro, Tony Chiu-Wai Leung, Faye Wong

Books

Which were the most popular books released in July 2019?
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Window on the Bay by Debbie Macomber

Window on the Bay

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An unexpected encounter changes the life of empty nester Jenna Boltz

The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead

The Nickel Boys

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Black boys experience horrific abuse at a juvenile reform school in the Jim Crow-era South

Justice on Trial by Mollie Hemingway, Carrie Severino

Justice on Trial

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Subtitle: "The Kavanaugh Confirmation and the Future of the Supreme Court"

Educated by Tara Westover

Educated

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Memoir by a Cambridge Ph.D. who was raised by Idaho survivalists and did not enter a classroom until she was 17

Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

Where the Crawdads Sing

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The reclusive Kya Clark is suspected in the death of Chase Andrews