- "Funny Thing Happened" closes at St James NYC after 715 perform
- "Ivanov" closes at Vivian Beaumont Theater NYC after 51 performances
- "Triumph of Love" closes at Royale Theater NYC
- A massive ice storm hits eastern Canada and the northeastern United States, continuing through January 10 and causing widespread destruction.
- Wilaya of Relizane massacres in Algeria: over 170 are killed in three remote villages.
Day of the Week: Sunday