News & Politics

Was That Really This Year? A Quiz

These days, last week's news feels like ancient history. Can you recall which events actually happened in 2019?

Life moves pretty fast. Or, at least, the Trump-era news cycle does. Twitter barrages the president launched last month feel like they happened last summer. Boldface names who first trended a week ago might as well have had their star turns a decade ago. Your fifteen minutes of fame have been compressed into a few seconds. So how well have you managed to keep a hold on traditional notions of time? Here’s a list of memorable news events. Some happened this month, some happened a lot longer ago. Your task is simple: Can you identify whether they happened in 2019? It’s not as easy as it seems.