What Happened on December 19, 2008

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Chanda Kochhar is named as the successor of K. V. Kamath to the post of CEO and Managing Director of ICICI Bank

Businesswoman and CEO of ICICI Bank Chanda Kochhar
Businesswoman and CEO of ICICI Bank
Chanda Kochhar

Famous Deaths

  • Carol Chomsky, American linguist and education specialist (b. 1930)
  • Dock Ellis, American baseball pitcher (b. 1945)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

James Bevel, American civil rights activist (Southern Christian Leadership Conference, Direct Action), dies of cancer at 72

Civil Rights Activist James Bevel
Civil Rights Activist
James Bevel
  • Kenny Cox, American jazz musician (b. 1940)