On This Day

What Happened on December 31, 2014

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

Election of Interest

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


Famous Weddings

Alex Morgan

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

2014 Highlights

About December 31, 2014

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 6 years, 10 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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