On This Day

What Happened on December 31, 2016

Historical Events

AppointmentAppointment of Interest

Chris Ofili is appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2017 New Year Honours for services to art

Painter Chris Ofili
Chris Ofili

Famous Deaths

  • William Christopher, American comedian and actor (Father Mulcahy-M*A*S*H), dies at 84
2016 Highlights

About December 31, 2016

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 3 years, 11 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Capricorn