What Happened on January 4, 2010

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 39th Fiesta Bowl: #6 Boise State beats #3 TCU, 17-10
  • The Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention removed HIV infection from its list of communicable diseases of public health significance.
  • The world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, officially opens in Dubai

Famous Deaths

  • Casey Johnson, American heiress and socialite (b. 1979)
  • Johan Ferrier, Surinamian politician (b. 1910)
  • Rory Markas, American sportscaster (b. 1955)
  • Sandro, Argentine songwriter (b. 1945)
  • Tsutomu Yamaguchi, Japanese Businessman, and Survivor of Hiroshima and Nagasaki Atomic Bombings (b. 1916)