219 days before today

Today is July 16th, 2024 (Tuesday), so 219 days before today would be:

December 10th, 2023 (Sunday)

Time Zone: America/New_York (GMT-04:00)

• Day numbers: 344

• Week number: 49

• Leap year: 2023 is not a leap year

• Daylight Saving Time: No

• Sunrise time: 07:18 am

• Sunset time: 04:48 pm

• Day length: 09h 30m

• Source: suntoday.org

• Moon Phase: Waning Crescent

• Illumination: 4%

• Moon Age: 27.49 day(s)

• Source: mooninfo.org

December 10th, 2023 Holidays and National Days

December 10th, in History

The Wearmouth Colliery in Sunderland, East England, closes, marking the end of the County Durham coalfield, which had been in operation since the Middle Ages.
Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj announces the establishment of Mongolia’s democratic movement that changes the second oldest communist country into a democracy.
Democracy restored to Argentina with the assumption of Raul Alfonsin.
President of Egypt Anwar Sadat and Prime Minister of Israel Menachem Begin are jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
On UN Human Rights Day, the Soviet Union places 20 prominent dissidents under house arrest, cutting off telephones and threatening to break up a planned silent demonstration in Moscow’s Pushkin Square. Soviet newspapers decry human rights violations elsewhere in the world.
Dr. Ralph J. Bunche becomes the first African-American to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
150,000 French troops mass at the border in Vietnam to prevent a Chinese invasion.
Franklin D. Roosevelt signs a bill that postpones a draft of pre-Pearl Harbor fathers.
Allied forces bomb Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria.
Japanese troops invade the Philippine island of Luzon.