Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on December 19. From 1900 until now.
December 19 is under the sign of Sagittarius.
Famous birthdays on this day include Alyssa Milano (1972), Jake Gyllenhaal (1980) and Edith Piaf (1915).
Several movies were released around December 19 over the years, such as The General in 1926 directed by Clyde Bruckman, Buster Keaton and Andrei Rublev in 1966 directed by Andrei Tarkovsky.
But much more happened on December 19 over the years: find out below
Which were the most popular Movies released around December 19 over the years?
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Which were the important events of December 19?
- 2018 American intervention in Syria, Syrian Civil War: The Pentagon reports it has begun withdrawing U.S. troops from Syria, with a spokesperson saying that the coalition has liberated ISIL-held territory but also that the campaign is not over. (Reuters)
- 2017 Houthis say that they launched a Volcano H-2 missile targeting at the Al-Yamamah Palace in the Saudi capital city of Riyadh. According to the Saudis, the missile was intercepted south of Riyadh and caused no casualties. (Reuters)
- 2016 Assassination of Andrei Karlov: The Russian ambassador to Turkey Andrei Karlov is killed in a gun attack at an art gallery in Ankara. Russia calls the assassin, 22-year old police officer, Mevlüt Mert Altıntaş, a "terrorist". Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu goes to Moscow for a planned trilateral meeting on Syria, saying "the incident will not impact relations between Turkey and Russia". (Reuters) (Daily Mirror UK) (New York Times) (Sputnik)
- 2015 American-led intervention in Iraq (2014–present): Iraqi Defense Minister Khaled al-Obaidi updates the death toll from Friday's friendly fire airstrike near Fallujah to 10, one officer and nine soldiers. U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter says it appears an American jet conducted the strike. Carter called Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi to express condolences. (The Washington Post)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 19 over the years?
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- 2017 Ed Sheeran - Perfect
- 2016 Rae Sremmurd Featuring Gucci Mane - Black Beatles
- 2015 Adele - Hello
- 2014 Taylor Swift - Blank Space
- 2013 Eminem - The Monster
- 2012 Bruno Mars - Locked Out Of Heaven
- 2011 Rihanna - We Found Love
- 2010 Katy Perry - Firework
- 2009 Jay-Z - Empire State Of Mind
- 2008 T.I. - Live Your Life
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Which were the most popular books released around December 19 over the years?
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