What Happened on December 22, 2018

Historical Events

  • Partial shutdown of US federal government begins
  • Tsunami hits Indonesia's Sunda Strait killing over 400 after part of the Anak Krakatoa volcano slips into the sea

Famous Deaths

  • Paddy Ashdown, British MP, leader of Liberal Democrats (1988-1999), dies of bladder cancer at 77
  • Roberto Suazo C√≥rdova, President of Honduras (1982-86), dies at 91
2018 Highlights

About December 22, 2018

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 4 years, 1 month and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Capricorn

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Thank U, Next - Ariana Grande
  • UK #1 Song: We Built This City - Ladbaby