On This Day

What Happened on January 3, 2019

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

R&B Singer R. Kelly
R&B Singer
R. Kelly

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

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

US Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi
US Speaker of the House
Nancy Pelosi
  • 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