What Happened on December 31, 2014

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 36 die and 47 are wounded during a stampede of New Year revellers on Shanghai's Bund riverfront
  • 44th Fiesta Bowl: #20 Boise State beats #10 Arizona, 38-30
  • 81st Orange Bowl: #10 Georgia Tech beats #8 Mississippi State, 49-34

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Beji Caid Essebsi is sworn in as Tunisia's 1st ever freely elected President

President of Tunisia Beji Caid Essebsi
President of Tunisia
Beji Caid Essebsi

Famous Weddings

  • Olympic gold medalist soccer player Alex Morgan (25) weds Houston Dynamo midfielder Servando Carrasco (26) in Santa Barbara, California