On This Day

What Happened on December 31, 2015

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 82nd Orange Bowl: #1 Clemson beats #4 Oklahoma, 37-17
  • US law enforcement kills 1,134 in 2015, young black men 9x more likely to be victims

Famous Weddings

  • TV presenter Alex Jones (38) weds Charlie Thomson in a magical ceremony at Cardiff Castle

Famous Deaths

  • Beth Howland, American actress (Vera - Alice, Company), dies at 74

Person of interestNatalie Cole

Natalie Cole, American vocalist (Pink Cadillac, Miss You Like Crazy), dies at 65

Singer and Songwriter Natalie Cole
Singer and Songwriter
Natalie Cole
  • Wayne Rogers, American actor (M*A*S*H, House Calls), dies at 82