December 15: Day of the Week
December 15, 2019 is the 349th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 16 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Sunday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Nichiyōbi.
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Here’s the December calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Sagittarius is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Turquoise is the modern birthstone for this month. Onyx is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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December 15 Historical Event(s)
- 533Byzantine general Belisarius defeats the Vandals, commanded by King Gelimer, at the Battle of Ticameron.
- 1791The United States Bill of Rights becomes law when ratified by the Virginia General Assembly.
- 1906The London Underground’s Great Northern, Piccadilly and Brompton Railway opens.
- 1913Nicaragua becomes a signatory to the Buenos Aires Convention.
- 1939Gone with the Wind receives its première at Loew’s Grand Theatre in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
- 1967The Silver Bridge collapses, killing 46 people.
- 1994Palau becomes a member of the United Nations.
- 1997A chartered Tupolev TU-154 from Tajikistan crashes in the desert near Sharja, United Arab Emirates airport killing 85.
- 2005Introduction of the F-22 Raptor into USAF active service.
- 2010A boat carrying 90 asylum seekers crashes into rocks off the coast of Christmas Island, Australia, killing at least 30 passengers.
Who were born on December 15?
- 1860Abner Powell, American baseball player (d. 1953)
- 1945Thaao Penghlis, Australian actor
- 1952Allan Simonsen, Danish footballer
- 1955Paul Simonon, English bassist (The Clash)
- 1956Tony Leon, South African politician and Ambassador to Argentina
- 1963Ellie Cornell, American actress
- 1977Dave Mackintosh, Scottish drummer (Dragonforce)
- 1979Eric Young, Canadian professional wrestler
- 1984Kirsty Lee Allan, Australian actress
- 1986Snejana Onopka, Ukrainian model
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