On This Day

What Happened on December 19, 2018

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Drones flying over Gatwick airport, England, causes delays and cancellations for 800 flights and 110,000 people
  • First use of a drone to deliver vaccines - to island of Erromango, Vanuatu, by Unicef
  • Houston Rockets set NBA single-game record with 26 three-pointers in 136-118 victory over Washington Wizards; 8 players hit from deep as Rockets shoot 26-of-55 (47.3%); James Harden leads charge, shooting 6-of-11 on 3s

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Donald Trump announces victory over the Islamic State and planned withdrawal of US troops from Syria

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