What Happened on January 2, 1997

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 63rd Sugar Bowl: #3 Florida beats #1 Florida State, 52-20
  • Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Columbus OH on WBZX 99.7 FM

Famous Deaths

  • Jim Rodger, sports writer, dies at 75
  • Randy California, [Wolfe], rock guitarist, dies at 45