What Happened on January 1, 2004

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 70th Orange Bowl: #10 Miami (FL) beats #9 Florida State, 16-14
  • 90th Rose Bowl: #1 Southern California beats #4 Michigan, 28-14
  • In a vote of confidence, General Pervez Musharraf wins 658 out of 1,170 votes in the Electoral College of Pakistan, and according to Article 41(8) of the Constitution of Pakistan, was "deemed to be elected" to the office of President until October 2007.

Famous Weddings

  • Singer Lou Rawls (71) weds Nina Malek Inman at the Peabody Hotel in Memphis, Tennessee