The federal government carries out its final execution under the Trump administration, executing convicted murderer Dustin Higgs by lethal injection at USP Terre Haute in Indiana.
Shortly after midnight, the federal government executes Lisa Marie Montgomery by lethal injection for the 2004 murder of Bobbie Jo Stinnett, after the Supreme Court vacated the last stay on her execution. Montgomery is the first woman to be executed by the federal government since 1953.
Democratic Party of Georgia Chair and State Senator Nikema Williams is selected by the party's Executive Committee to replace the name of the late incumbent John Lewis on the ballot for Georgia's 5th congressional district for the November 3 general election.
American serial killer Bobby Joe Long who murdered 10 women in the Tampa Bay Area during an eight month period in 1984 is executed by lethal injection.
A man who took four firefighters hostage in Suwanee, Georgia, United States, is killed in a gun battle with police.
"Interviews Before Execution", a Chinese television talk show that interviews death row inmates shortly before they are executed, is reportedly cancelled as a result of a BBC documentary on the programme which has attracted international attention.
The Supreme Court of the US state of Georgia has agreed to the execution of Cobb County killer Andrew Grant DeYoung to be videotaped. [http:--www.ajc.com-news-cobb-state-supreme-court-allows-1029058.html ("Atlanta Journal-Constitution")]date=August 2019
The United States Drug Enforcement Administration seizes the state of Georgia's supply of a lethal injection drug due to questions over how it was imported to the US.
Viva Leroy Nash, the oldest death row inmate in the United States, dies of natural causes at the age of 94.