What Happened on December 29, 2016

Historical Events

Historic Event

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

Famous Deaths

  • Chris Cannizzaro, American baseball player, dies at 78
  • Ferdi Kübler, Swiss cyclist (Tour de France 1950), dies at 97
2016 Highlights

About December 29, 2016

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 6 years, 1 month and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

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