What Happened on January 12, 2017

Historical Events

  • Justin Thomas (23) becomes the youngest player to shoot a sub-60 round of 59 in the opening round of the Sony Open at Waialae CC in Hawaii; he also wins the tournament

Medal of Freedom

US President Barack Obama in surprise presentation awards Vice President Joe Biden with the Presidential Medal of Freedom

Famous Deaths

William Peter BlattyWilliam Peter Blatty (1928-2017)

American scriptwriter and author of The Exorcist, dies at 89

About January 12, 2017

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 6 years, 2 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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