On This Day

What Happened on December 10, 2019

Historical Events

  • 1st fully electric commercial plane, a retro-fitted seaplane, completes test flight in Vancouver
  • Australian car maker Holden announces an end to Commodore production after 41 years
  • Shooting at a New Jersey cemetery and a kosher supermarket leaves six dead, including the two shooters, in suspected anti-Semitic attack
  • Sydney, Australia, blanketed in smoke from nearby bush fires pushing air quality to 11 times hazardous levels

Famous Deaths

  • Jean Pagé, Canadian sports journalist (host: 'La Soirée du hockey' and '110%'), dies from prostate cancer at 73
  • Jim Smith, English soccer midfielder and manager (Birmingham City, QPR, Portsmouth, Derby County), dies at 79
2019 Highlights

About December 10, 2019

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 6 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Heartless - The Weeknd
  • UK #1 Song: Dance Monkey - Tones and I