What Happened on January 17, 2015

Historical Events

  • American boxer Deontay Wilder wins the WBC heavyweight championship by unanimous decision over Bermane Stiverne at MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas; Wilder first American to hold a heavyweight title since Shannon Briggs in 2007

Famous Weddings

Stephen Fry

English actor and comedian Stephen Fry (57) weds English stand-up comedian Elliott Spencer in Dereham, Norfolk, England

Famous Deaths

  • Greg Plitt, American fitness model and entrepreneur, dies when hit by a train at 37
2015 Highlights

About January 17, 2015

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 8 years, 8 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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

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