- "Mile High Miracle", In AFC Divisional Playoff Game Denver Broncos trail Baltimore Ravens 35-28 with 1:09 remaining, quarterback Joe Flacco heaves 70 yard touchdown pass to receiver Jacoby Jones to tie the game. Ravens win in overtime.
- A failed attempt to rescue a French hostage in Bulo Marer, Somalia, results in 18 deaths
- Beijing’s level of air pollution is declared to be at levels that are hazardous to human health
Day of the Week: Saturday