On This Day

What Happened on January 31, 2012

Historical Events


Music releaseAlbum Release

Leonard Cohen releases his album "Old Ideas", becomes No.1 in 10 countries

Singer-songwriter and writer Leonard Cohen
Singer-songwriter and writer
Leonard Cohen

Famous Deaths

  • Anthony Bevilacqua, American cardinal, dies at 88
  • Dorothea Tanning, American artist (Nachtmusik, 1943, Night Shadow, 1945), dies at 101
  • Mike Kelley, American artist, commits suicide at 57
  • Tristram Coffin, American folklorist, dies from pneumonia at 89
2012 Highlights

About January 31, 2012

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 8 years, 8 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aquarius