On This Day

What Happened on December 24, 2016

Famous Deaths

  • Jack Philip Cannon, British composer, dies at 87
  • Richard Adams, English author (Watership Down), dies at 96
  • Vera Rubin, American astronomer who discovered dark matter, dies at 88
2016 Highlights

About December 24, 2016

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 3 years, 7 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Capricorn