On This Day

What Happened on January 12, 2014

Historical Events

Television Debut

"True Detective", a crime-drama starring Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey, debuts on HBO

  • 71st Golden Globes: "12 Years a Slave", Matthew McConaughey, & Cate Blanchett win
  • Stephen Bunting and Lisa Ashton win the 2014 BDO World Darts Championship

Golden Globes

Woody Allen receives the Cecil B. DeMille Award for lifetime achievement at the 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards

Actor, Screenwriter and Director Woody Allen
Actor, Screenwriter and Director
Woody Allen

Famous Deaths

  • Gyula Torok, Hungarian Olympic Champion Boxer, dies at 75
  • Michael L. Strang, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Colorado), dies at 84
2014 Highlights

About January 12, 2014

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 7 years, 9 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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