What Happened on December 11, 2019

Historical Events

  • Bougainville votes to become independent of Papua New Guinea in a referendum

Historic Event

Climate activist Greta Thunberg is named Time magazine's Person of the Year

  • Discovery of the earliest figurative artwork in the world, (43,900 years old), figures part human part animal, from cave in Sulawesi, Indonesia, reported in journal "Nature"
  • India passes controversial Citizenship Amendment Bill clearing way for citizenship for immigrants from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan but not if they are Muslim
  • Militants attack army base in Ates, Niger, killing at least 71. Islamic State claim responsibility.

Famous Deaths

  • David Bellamy, English botanist and TV presenter, dies at 86
2019 Highlights

About December 11, 2019

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 9 months and 22 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