On This Day

What Happened on December 31, 2016

Historical Events

Appointment 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

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? 4 years, 11 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

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