On This Day

What Happened on December 19, 2016

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • At least 48 people die after drinking bath lotion in Irkutsk, Siberia, thinking it contained alcohol
  • Russian ambassador to Turkey shot dead at an art gallery in Ankara by Turkish gunman
  • Truck driven into a Christmas market in Berlin kills 12, injures 48

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

US electoral collage votes 304 to 227 to nominate Donald Trump for President over the objections of seven faithless electors

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump