On This Day

What Happened on December 19, 2008

Historical Events

Historic Event

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

Famous Deaths

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

James Bevel

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

  • Kenny Cox, American jazz musician (b. 1940)
2008 Highlights

About December 19, 2008

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 12 years, 11 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Sagittarius