All About December 19th

All About December 19th

Holidays, Horoscope and Trivia

December 19th Holidays

 

December 19th Zodiac Sign is Sagittarius

See who you are compatible with, what your colors are, what personality traits you might have and which famous celebrities share your Zodiac sign.

Sagittarius Astrological Throw Pillow

If you were born today then you are a Sagittarius.

Time period: November 22 – December 21
Element: Fire
Ruling planet: Jupiter
Symbol: Archer
Birthstones: Topaz, Turquoise, Tanzanite, Zircon, Citrine
Famous Sagittariuses:  Scarlett Johansson, Hailey BaldwinJaime Lee Curtis, Nicki Minaj, Brad Pitt, Taylor Swift, Katie Holmes, Miley Cyrus, Bill Nye, Bruce Lee,  Jimi Hendrix, Frank Sinatra, Ozzy Osborne, Nostradamus, Walt Disney, Woody Allen and Mark Twain.

What do these Celebrities have in common?

Jennifer Beals at L5Alyssa Milano 2011Jake Gyllenhaal at Cannes 2015

December 19th Trivia

  • 1907 – Two hundred thirty-nine coal miners die in the Darr Mine Disaster in Jacobs Creek, Pennsylvania.
  • 1912 – William Van Schaick, captain of the steamship General Slocum which caught fire  NASA Apollo 17 Lunar Roving Vehicle edit 1and killed over one thousand people, is pardoned by U.S. President William Howard Taft after three-and-a-half-years in Sing Sing prison.
  • 1924 – German serial killer Fritz Haarmann is sentenced to death.
  • 1956 – Irish-born physician John Bodkin Adams is arrested in connection with the suspicious deaths of more than 160 patients. Eventually he is convicted only of minor charges even though it’s suspected that he is a serial killer, with 160 patients dying in mysterious ways.
  • 1961 – Reggie White, American football player and wrestler was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
  • 1963 – Jennifer Beals, American actress was born in Chicago, Il.
  • 1967 – Criss Angel, American magician was born in Town of Hempstead, NY.
  • 1972 – Alyssa Milano, American actress was born in , Bensonhurst, New York City, NY.
  • 1972 – The last manned lunar flight, Apollo 17, crewed by Eugene Cernan, Ronald Evans, and Harrison Schmitt, returns to Earth.
  • 1974 – The #1 song on the Hot 100 Billboard charts was, “Kung Fu Fighting,” by Carl Douglas.
  • 1980 – Jake Gyllenhaal, American actor was born in  Los Angeles, CA.
  • 1980 – The #1 song on the Hot 100 Billboards was, “Lady,” by Kenny Rogers.
  • 2013 – Spacecraft Gaia is launched by European Space Agency.
  • 2016 – A vehicular attack in Berlin, Germany, kills and injures multiple people at a Christmas market.
  • 2016 – The Electoral College of The United States votes and Donald J. Trump formally becomes 45th President-Elect of the United States.

December Holidays and Observances

 





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