What Happened on January 2, 1950

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 16th Orange Bowl: #15 Santa Clara beats #11 Kentucky, 21-13
  • 16th Sugar Bowl: #2 Oklahoma beats #9 LSU, 35-0
  • 36th Rose Bowl: #6 Ohio State beats #3 California, 17-14

Famous Birthdays

  • David Shifrin, American classical clarinetist

Famous Deaths


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Emil Jannings, German actor (Faust, The Blue Angel, The Way of All Flesh), dies of liver cancer at 65

  • James Dooley, Irish-Australian Premier of New South Wales, dies at 72