On This Day

What Happened on January 12, 2015

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

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

Sport awardFootball 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 Ke├čler is women's award winner

Football Star Cristiano Ronaldo
Football Star
Cristiano Ronaldo

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