December 31: Zodiac, Trivia, Birthdays and Holidays

December 31st marks the 365th day of the Gregorian calendar year (or the 366th in case of leap years). There are 0 days remaining until the end of the year. People born on this day are under the sign of Capricorn. Famous birthdays on this day include Anthony Hopkins (1937), Val Kilmer (1959) and Donna Summer (1948). Holidays and observances around the world include: NewYear’s Eve.
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December 31st Famous Birthdays

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December 31st Famous Deaths

Who died on December 31st? Here’s a shortlist of celebrities died on this day

  • Italian-American dancer, born in Italy, raised in Brooklyn, NY and one of the most celebrated Spanish dancers.

  • American actress, who is better known for her performances in theater than film.

  • American politician and one of California's longest-lasting liberal Democrats.

  • Director/producer (Murder In Amsterdam), dies aged 85.

  • American murder victim (Born 1972).

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Trivia and Events

What happened on December 31st in history? Here’s the historical highlights:

  • Dec 31st, 2018 Two people are killed and 34 injured in a bomb blast at a busy shopping center in Cotabato in the Philippines.
  • Dec 31st, 2017 A large number fireworks accidentally went off in a barge during a Terrigal New Year's Day celebration, NSW, Australia. This caused thousands of people to be evacuated from Terrigal by police. The two barges were also damaged.
  • Dec 31st, 2016 Iraqi Civil War (2014-17): December 2016 Baghdad Bombings: Two bomb blasts in Baghdad killed at least 27 and injured more than 50 people in the attack on a central Baghdad market. (AP),
  • Dec 31st, 2015 Six people were arrested in Belgium after house raids. They were involved in a plot to celebrate New Year's Eve in Brussels, the capital of the country.
  • Dec 31st, 2014 Terrorism in Yemen: At least 26 people are killed in a suicide bombing at Ibb (Yemen).
  • Dec 31st, 2013 An attack on an Egyptian gas pipeline in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula is being carried out by Islamist militants. Reuters reported that there were no injuries.
  • Dec 31st, 2012 The Kyoto Protocol's first commitment period has ended. {{cite journal
  • Dec 31st, 2011 2011 Syrian uprising. An Arab League observer witnessed snipers in Deraa, Syria and called for their immediate expulsion.
  • Dec 31st, 2010 There are no injuries when a pre-dawn bomb explodes in Athens' nightclub.
  • Dec 31st, 2009 Malaysia's High Court ruled that Christians in Malaysia have the constitutional right to use the term 'Allah’ in reference to God. It also declared unconstitutional the government's ban against the use of the word Allah’ by non-Muslims.
  • Dec 31st, 2008 U.S. crude oil prices rise 14 percent on the last trading day of 2008. February futures settled up US$5.57 to US$44.60 per barrel.
  • Dec 31st, 2007 The Boston Big Dig construction project, located in Boston, Massachusetts, has ended.

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