On This Day

What Happened on December 1, 2019

Historical Events

  • A newly developed apple that can last a year - the Cosmic Crisp goes on sale in Washington State, US

Sports History

British Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton wins season-ending Abu Dhabi GP to claim his 6th F1 World Drivers C'ship by 87 points from teammate Valtteri Bottas; Mercedes' 6th straight Constructors title

COVID-19

Earliest traceable patient, a 55-year-old man, develops symptoms of a novel coronavirus (Covid-19) in Wuhan, China

  • Iraqi parliament approves resignation of Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi after weeks of unrest and 400 deaths

Famous Deaths

  • Pat Sullivan, American College Football Hall of Fame quarterback (Heisman Trophy 1971, Auburn University; NFL: Atlanta Falcons) and coach (TUC, Samford), dies from cancer at 69
  • Shelley Morrison, American actress (General Hospital, Will & Grace), dies at 83
2019 Highlights

About December 1, 2019

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 5 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Circles - Post Malone
  • UK #1 Song: Dance Monkey - Tones and I