- 36th Fiesta Bowl: #9 Boise State beats #7 Oklahoma, 43-42 (OT)
- 93rd Rose Bowl: #8 Southern California beats #3 Michigan, 32-18
- Adam Air Flight 574 disappears over Indonesia with 102 people on board.
- Bulgaria and Romania officially join the European Union. Also, Bulgarian, Romanian, and Irish become official languages of the European Union, joining 20 other official languages.
- Slovenia officially adopts the Euro currency and becomes the thirteenth Eurozone country.
Day of the Week: Monday