On This Day

What Happened on December 16, 2019

Historical Events


Sports record brokenNFL Record

Drew Brees breaks Peyton Manning's NFL record (539) for career touchdown passes as New Orleans Saints rout Indianapolis Colts, 34-7; Brees 29 of 30 for 307 yards & 4 TDs for record 96.7% pass completion

NFL Quarterback Drew Brees
NFL Quarterback
Drew Brees

Music releaseMusic Single

Mariah Carey's single "All I Want For Christmas Is You" reaches No. 1, 25 years after release

Singer Mariah Carey
Singer
Mariah Carey

Famous Deaths

  • Basil Butcher, West Indies cricket batsman (44 Tests; 3,104 runs @ 43.11), dies at 86
2019 Highlights

About December 16, 2019

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 6 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Sagittarius