What Happened on December 5, 2019

Historical Events

  • National strike in France; more than 800,000 people in 100 cities protest against proposed pension reform
  • Saudi state-owned oil company Saudi Aramco raises a record $25.6 billion in its first public share offering, makes it the world's most valuable company at $1.7 trillion

Historic Event

Speaker of the US House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, announces articles of impeachment against US President Donald Trump will be drawn up for abuse of power

  • WHO says 142,000 people died of the measles around the world in 2018, nearly 20,000 more than in 2017
2019 Highlights

About December 5, 2019

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 3 years, 1 month and 24 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