On This Day

What Happened on December 29, 2016

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Barack Obama retaliates against Russia for hacking American computer systems and trying to influence the 2016 presidential election by ejecting 35 Russian spies and imposing sanctions

44th US President Barack Obama
44th US President
Barack Obama

Famous Deaths

  • Chris Cannizzaro, American baseball player, dies at 78
  • Ferdi K├╝bler, Swiss cyclist (Tour de France 1950), dies at 97