On This Day

What Happened on January 12, 2015

Historical Events

  • College Football National Championship, AT&T Stadium, Arlington: #4 Ohio State beats #2 Oregon, 42-20

Football Awards

FIFA Ballon d'Or: Real Madrid & Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo wins for a 2nd consecutive time; his 3rd award overall; VfL Wolfsburg midfielder Nadine Keßler is women's award winner

Famous Deaths

  • Clifford Adams, American trombone player, dies at 62
  • John Bayley, English academic and writer (Iris: A Memoir of Iris Murdoch), dies at 89
2015 Highlights

About January 12, 2015

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 7 years and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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