June 2019 calendar

June 2019

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 2019?


  • 01 Jun 2019 Eight officers were killed when a suicide bomber drove a Humvee and detonated it with explosives in front of a security building.
  • 02 Jun 2019 Syrian Civil War: Five soldiers from the Syrian Democratic Forces are killed by a suicide car bomber at a checkpoint in central Raqqa. This bomb and another nearby roadside bomb inflicted wounds on 20 people. (DW)Israel strikes Syria's military targets in Golan Heights to counter two rockets that were fired at Mount Hermon on Saturday night. Ten people are killed. (The Guardian) A car bomb in Azaz results in the deaths of at least 21 people, and many injuries.
  • 03 Jun 2019 War in Afghanistan: In an IED bomb blast in Kabul (Afghanistan), five people were killed and more than 10 others were injured.
  • 04 Jun 2019 Carnival Corporation & PLC, a British-American cruise operator, was fined $20 Million for environmental violations.
  • 05 Jun 2019 Khartoum massacre: According to the Central Committee of Sudanese Doctors, at least 100 people were killed in Sudan this week. On Tuesday, 40 bodies were taken from the River Nile at Khartoum. As the Rapid Support Forces pushes further into Khartoum, members of the Rapid Support Forces reportedly roamed the streets and attacked civilians. (BBC). A Sudanese official claims that only 46 people were killed during protests.
  • 06 Jun 2019 According to Reuters, a source close to the matter told them that Elliott Management, a hedge fund firm, is looking to buy Barnes & Noble's storied bookseller for $476 million.
  • 07 Jun 2019 After failed attacks on Syrian troops, more than 120 rebels were killed in the northwestern Hama Governorate.
  • 08 Jun 2019 Syrian Civil War, Northwestern Syria offensive. Abdul Baset al-Sarout is a Jaysh al-Izza commander and the "singer" of the revolution. He was also the former goalkeeper for Syria's national football team.
  • 09 Jun 2019 A crane that fell onto an apartment building in Dallas caused severe weather to result in at least one death and six other injuries.
  • 10 Jun 2019 June 2019 Mali massacre: 95 Dogon villages were killed in an attack on a village located near Sangha, central Mali. Local Fulani are being blamed by the mayor of Bankass.
  • 11 Jun 2019 A US House of Representatives committee announces it will hold a hearing next week (June 20), to discuss fuel efficiency standards. The Trump administration is pressing for a rollback of an Obama-era schedule of 5 % reductions in annual emissions.
  • 12 Jun 2019 Attack on Abha International Airport: A ballistic missile fired from Houthi forces struck the Abha International Airport's arrivals hall in Saudi Arabia. 26 people were injured.
  • 13 Jun 2019 After being attacked in the Gulf of Oman by two oil tankers from Norway and one from Japan, both were damaged and abandoned. All crew members on both vessels were rescued.
  • 14 Jun 2019 Unnamed officials from the United States claim that an Iranian vessel launched a surface-to-air missile at a MQ-9 Reaper drone just before the attack on the merchant vessels. Houthi rebels may have also shot down another MQ-9 Reaper several days before in the Red Sea.
  • 15 Jun 2019 Yemeni Crisis (2011-present: Yemeni-based Houthi Forces launch drone strikes against Jizan Regional Airport in Yemen and Abha International Airport, Saudi Arabia. A spokesperson for the Saudi Arabian-led coalition claims that a Houthi drone was shot down in close proximity to Abha, Saudi Arabia.
  • 16 Jun 2019 Syrian Civil War, Northwestern Syria offensive (April 2019, 2019-present): Three Turkish soldiers were wounded in a mortar attack by the Turkish Land Forces on a Murak observation post. (Al Jazeera), (Daily Sabah). At least 12 people were killed when jihadists attacked Aleppo Governorate using mortars.
  • 17 Jun 2019 Boko Haram, Nigeria: Three suicide bombers from Boko Haram detonate their bombs among football fans in Konduga. The explosions killed 30 and injured 40 others. (BBC).Boko Haram terrorists engage in gunfire with Nigerian soldiers in Nganzai, a local government area of Borno State.
  • 18 Jun 2019 Relations Iran-United States: Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said that Iran would not wage war against any country in response to the United States accusing Iran of attacking two oil tankers in Gulf of Oman last week.
  • 19 Jun 2019 Li Ka-shing, Hong Kong's richest man, has pledged to pay the tuition fees for the 2019 Shantou University incoming class through his charitable foundation for up to five more years.
  • 20 Jun 2019 After it was allegedly violating Iranian airspace, the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps shot down an American RQ-4 Global Hawk spy plane.
  • 21 Jun 2019 Ten civilians are killed in an explosion by a suicide bomber in a crowd of Shia Muslims in eastern Baghdad.
  • 22 Jun 2019 2019 Amhara Region coup attempt: A coup attempt in Ethiopia's Amhara region leaves many people dead. This includes the regional president Ambachew Mekonnen as well as the Chief of Staff for the Ethiopian National Defense Forces, General Se'are Mekonnen.
  • 23 Jun 2019 Yemeni Civil War (2015)-present: Houthis launch an attack that kills one Syrian and injures 21 others. This attack is at Abha International Airport. It was previously attacked with a ballistic weapon two weeks ago. (Reuters) There are reports that another attack has occurred at Jizan Airport. However, there have been no confirmation. (Business Insider). Houthis warn of more attacks if Saudi Arabia continues to escalate its aggression in Yemen.
  • 24 Jun 2019 2019 Amhara Region coup-d'etat: Migbaru Kbede, the Attorney General of Ethiopia's Amhara Region dies from injuries sustained during the attempted coup two days before. Asaminew Tsige was reportedly killed by security personnel.
  • 25 Jun 2019 Yemeni Civil War: Saudi Arabian-led Intervention in Yemen: Saudi Arabia announces Abu Usama al-Muhajir has been captured by special forces. He is the leader of ISIL's Yemeni branch.
  • 26 Jun 2019 Three suicide bombers tried to storm a Balochistan police housing complex. Guards killed one of the attackers. The two other attackers entered and set themselves on fire, killing a senior officer and injuring five more. The Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility
  • 27 Jun 2019 2019 Tunis bombings: Two blasts from suicide bombers kill one officer and injure nine others in Tunis.
  • 28 Jun 2019 2019 Indanan bombings - Two suicide bombers set off their bombs in Sulu (Philippines), killing four soldiers as well as two civilians. ISIL claims responsibility.
  • 29 Jun 2019 China-United States trade conflict, China-United States relations. U.S. President Donald Trump meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G20 summit to reach a deal which will allow American companies and Huawei to sell their non-sensitive technology while China will purchase food and agricultural products from America.
  • 30 Jun 2019 Afghanistan War (2001-present: 23 people were killed by four humvees loaded with explosives and controlled by suicide bombers in Kandahar province. The Taliban claimed that 57 people were killed.
  • 03 Jun 2019 Khartoum massacre: In Sudan, over 100 people are killed when security forces accompanied by Janjaweed militiamen storm and open fire on a sit-in protest.


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?


Which were the most popular books released in June 2019?

The Hidden Power of F*cking Up by The Try Guys

The Hidden Power of F*cking Up


Authors face their insecurity to make their life advice work.

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

The Pioneers by David McCullough

The Pioneers


Subtitle: "The Heroic Story Of The Settlers Who Brought America the Ideal West"

Summer of '69 by Elin Hilderbrand

Summer of '69


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

Howard Stern Comes Again by Howard Stern

Howard Stern Comes Again


Memoir: A radio personality looks back at his best interviews and past guests