What Happened on December 15, 2011

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Barry Bonds is sentenced to 30 days of house arrest, two years of probation and 250 hours of community service, for an obstruction of justice conviction stemming from a grand jury appearance in 2003

MLB Legend Barry Bonds
MLB Legend
Barry Bonds

Famous Deaths

  • Andy Carey, third baseman for 1950s New York Yankees, dies at 80
  • Christopher Hitchens, author and journalist (Vanity Fair, New Statesman) dies of oesophageal cancer aged 62.