On This Day

What Happened on January 5, 2012

Famous Deaths

  • Don Carter, American pro bowler (6 x Bowler of the Year; first athlete to earn $1m in single endorsement deal [Ebonite International]), dies from pneumonia and emphysema at 85
  • Frederica Sagor Maas, American playwright and screenwriter, dies at 111
  • Hikaru Hayashi, Japanese pianist, conductor and composer (Onibaba), dies at 80
2012 Highlights

About January 5, 2012

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 9 years, 11 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

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