On This Day

What Happened on December 2, 2019

Historical Events

Football Awards

FIFA Ballon d'Or: Barcelona forward Lionel Messi wins his record 6th award from Liverpool's Dutch defender Virgil van Dijk; American midfielder Megan Rapinoe is Women's World Player of the Year

  • Hawaiian Carissa Moore earns her 4th World Surf League Women’s Championship Tour title with a third placing at the season-ending Maui Pro event at Honolua Bay
  • Steve Bullock and Joe Sestak drop out of the US Presidential race

Famous Deaths

  • Francesco Janich, Italian soccer defender (6 caps; Bologna), dies at 82
  • Fred Storey, Canadian curler (World C'ship gold 1966, 68, 69), dies at 87
2019 Highlights

About December 2, 2019

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 7 months and 3 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