On This Day

What Happened on December 27, 2016

Famous Deaths

Carrie Fisher

Carrie Fisher, American actress (Princess Leia in Star Wars, When Harry Met Sally...) and writer (Postcards from the Edge), dies at 60 four days after suffering a heart attack on a flight from London to Los Angeles

2016 Highlights

About December 27, 2016

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 5 years and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: Boxing Day (Canada), Christmas Day (Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom)

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