What Happened – December 31

The earliest event that Wiki says happened on this day is “406 – Vandals, Alans and Suebians cross the Rhine, beginning an invasion of Gaul” and the most recent is “2004 – The official opening of Taipei 101, the tallest skyscraper at that time in the world, standing at a height of 509 metres (1,670 ft).

 

A few other things that also took place on this day are:

1961 – First live performance of the Beach Boys.

1973 – AC/DC’s first live performance.

1995 – Final strip of Calvin and Hobbes is published in newspapers.

 

Happy birthday to Donna Summer, Val Kilmer, Bebe Neuwirth, James Remar, Tom Hamilton, Tim Matheson, Burton Cummings, Ben Kingsley, and Anthony Hopkins.

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