What Happened on January 2, 1995

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 24th Fiesta Bowl: #4 Colorado beats Notre Dame, 41-24
  • 61st Sugar Bowl: #7 Florida State beats #5 Florida, 23-17
  • 81st Rose Bowl: #2 Penn State beats #12 Oregon, 38-20
  • Bus crashes in Luzon Philippines, 29 killed
  • Carquest Bowl 5: South Carolina beats West Virginia, 24-21
  • Most distant galaxy yet discovered found by scientists using Keck telescope in Hawaii (est 15 billion light years away)

Famous Deaths

  • Graham Sharp, ice skater, dies at 77
  • Manuel Rivera, Spanish painter/co-founder (El Paso), dies at 67
  • Nancy Kelly, US actress (Bad Seed, Submarine Patrol), dies at 73
  • Siad Barre, general/president of Somalia (1969-91), dies at 84