December 2: Day of the Week
December 2, 2019 is the 336th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 29 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Monday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Getsuyōbi.
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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 2 Historical Event(s)
- 1804At Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, Napoleon Bonaparte crowns himself Emperor of the French, the first French Emperor in a thousand years.
- 1845Manifest Destiny: US President James K. Polk announces to Congress that the United States should aggressively expand into the West.
- 1852Louis-Napoléon Bonaparte becomes Emperor of the French (Napoleon III).
- 1867At Tremont Temple in Boston, British author Charles Dickens gives his first public reading in the United States.
- 1946The British Government invites four Indian leaders, Nehru, Baldev Singh, Jinnah and Liaquat Ali Khan to obtain the participation of all parties in the Constituent Assembly.
- 1956The Granma yacht reaches the shores of Cuba’s Oriente province and Fidel Castro, Che Guevara and 80 other members of the 26th of July Movement disembark to initiate the Cuban Revolution.
- 1975Pathet Lao seizes power in Laos, and establishes the Lao People’s Democratic Republic.
- 1980Four U.S. nuns and churchwomen, Ita Ford, Maura Clarke, Jean Donovan, and Dorothy Kazel, are murdered by a death squad in El Salvador.
- 1993Space Shuttle program: STS-61 – NASA launches the Space Shuttle Endeavour on a mission to repair the Hubble Space Telescope.
- 1999The United Kingdom devolves political power in Northern Ireland to the Northern Ireland Executive.
Who were born on December 2?
- 1863Charles Ringling, American circus owner (d. 1926)
- 1898Indra Lal Roy, Indian pilot (d. 1918)
- 1906Peter Carl Goldmark, Hungarian-born recording engineer (d. 1977)
- 1950Paul Watson, founder of the Sea Shepherd on Whale Wars.
- 1954Stone Phillips, American television journalist
- 1957Dagfinn Høybråten, Norwegian politician
- 1963Dan Gauthier, American actor
- 1967Laurie Morgan, Channel Islands chief minister
- 1973Monica Seles, Yugoslavian-born tennis player
- 1976Eddy Garabito, Dominican baseball player
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