On This Day

What Happened on December 2, 2019

Historical Events


Sport awardFootball 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

Football Star Lionel Messi
Football Star
Lionel Messi
Soccer Star Megan Rapinoe
Soccer Star
Megan Rapinoe
  • 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? 1 year, 4 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Sagittarius