On This Day

What Happened on December 31, 2018

Historical Events

  • Houston guard James Harden scores 43 points in Rockets' 113-101 win over Memphis Grizzlies; 4th straight NBA game with 40+ points and 8th straight with 35+; joins Oscar Robertson as only player with at least 35 points & 5 assists in 8 straight games
  • Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina wins third term in Bangladesh elections with 17 people killed in violent clashes

Famous Deaths

  • Dean Ford (Thomas McAleese), Scottish singer-songwriter (Marmalade), dies from complications relating to Parkinson's disease at 72 [1]
  • Urban "Urbie" Green, American jazz trombonist (Woody Herman; Buck Clayton; Hugo Montenegro), dies at 92
2018 Highlights

About December 31, 2018

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 11 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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