What Happened on December 19, 2016

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

Election of Interest

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

2016 Highlights

About December 19, 2016

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 6 years, 1 month and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Black Beatles - Rae Sremmurd Featuring Gucci Mane
  • UK #1 Song: Rockabye - Clean Bandit