On This Day

What Happened on December 1, 2018

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

Music releaseMusic Premiere

Ariana Grande releases the music video to her single "Thank U Next", biggest ever launch on Youtube Premiere

  • British boxer Tyson Fury dominates much of the fight but survives 2 knockdowns to force a split decision draw with defending WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder at the Staples Center, Los Angeles
  • Egyptian actress Rania Youssef charged for "inciting debauchery" after wearing see-through dress to Cairo film festival
  • Syrian shadow puppetry added to UN list of cultural activities in urgent need of saving
  • Violent demonstrations in Paris, France, by yellow-vest movement with 36,000 protesting nationwide
  • World's first super-high definition 8K television channel by Japanese broadcaster NHK launches

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Singer Nick Jonas (26) and actress Priyanka Chopra (36) marry at Umaid Bhavan Palace, Jodhpur, India

Actor Priyanka Chopra
Priyanka Chopra
Singer-songwriter Nick Jonas
Nick Jonas

Famous Deaths

Person of interestGeorge H. W. Bush

George H. W. Bush, 41st US President (R, 1989-93) and 43rd US Vice President (R, 1981-89), dies at 94

41st US President George H. W. Bush
41st US President
George H. W. Bush
  • Kenneth "Ken" Berry, American actor (F Troop, Mayberry RFD, Mama's Family), dies at 85