What Happened on January 4, 2012

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 78th Orange Bowl: #23 West Virginia beats #14 Clemson, 70-33

Famous Weddings

  • Roxy Music singer Bryan Ferry (66) weds PR executive Amanda Sheppard (29) in Turks and Caicos Island

Famous Deaths

  • Eve Arnold, American photojournalist, dies at 99
  • Gatewood Galbraith, [Louis], lawyer, American political activist, iconic Kentucky political figure, dies from pneumonia at 64
  • Harry Fowler, English actor, dies at 85
  • James Crow, American geneticist, dies at 95
  • Rod Robbie, Canadian architect and planner, dies at 83
  • Ruben Ayala, American politician (California State Senator 1974-1998), dies of natural cause at 89