On This Day

What Happened on December 14, 2016

Historical Events

  • Amazon announces its 1st delivery by drone 2 km from their warehouse in the UK
  • University of Toronto scientists present findings of the world's oldest water - 2 billion years old from a mine in Canada

Famous Deaths

  • Garrett K. Gomez, American jockey (US Champion Jockey by earnings 2006-09; Eclipse Award for Outstanding Jockey 2007-08), dies of drug overdose at 44
  • Karel Husa, Czech-American Pulitzer prize winning composer (Trojan Women), dies at 95
2016 Highlights

About December 14, 2016

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 4 years, 9 months and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

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