On This Day

What Happened on January 3, 2019

Historical Events

Music History

"Surviving R. Kelly" docuseries investigating sexual abuse by R&B singer R. Kelly premieres on Lifetime in the US

Election of Interest

116th US Congress convenes in Washington, D.C., electing Nancy Pelosi Speaker of the House of Representatives for the second time

  • Archaeologists in Mexico announce discovery of pre-Aztec temple to god Xipe Tótec in Puebla state (dated 900-1150 AD)
  • Chinese Chang'e-4 spacecraft becomes the first ever to touch down on the far side of the Moon
2019 Highlights

About January 3, 2019

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 11 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Capricorn