What Happened on December 14, 2016

Historical Events

  • Amazon announces its 1st delivery by drone 2 km from their warehouse in the UK

Music Concert

Rock for the Rainforest benefit concert held at Carnegie Hall, NYC; performers include: Sting, Bruce Springsteen, James Taylor, Ronnie Spector, Idina Menzal, Darlene Love, and Jennifer Nettles

  • University of Toronto scientists present findings of the world's oldest water - 2 billion years old from a mine in Canada
2016 History

Famous Deaths

  • Garrett K. Gomez, American jockey (US Champion Jockey by earnings 2006-09; Eclipse Award for Outstanding Jockey 2007-08), dies of a drug overdose at 44
  • Karel Husa, Czech-American Pulitzer prize winning composer (Trojan Women), dies at 95

About December 14, 2016

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 6 years, 5 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Black Beatles - Rae Sremmurd Featuring Gucci Mane
  • UK #1 Song: Rockabye - Clean Bandit