On This Day

What Happened on January 21, 2012

Famous Deaths

  • Jonathan Idema, American torturer, kidnapper and con-artist, dies from Aids complications at 55
  • Roy John Britten, American molecular biologist (repeated DNA sequences in eukaryotic genomes), dies of pancreatic cancer at 92
2012 Highlights

About January 21, 2012

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 9 years and 9 months
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aquarius