On This Day

What Happened on January 12, 2014

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

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

  • Stephen Bunting and Lisa Ashton win the 2014 BDO World Darts Championship

Film tv awardsGolden 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