Historical Events on January 1st, 2015

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 101st Rose Bowl: #2 Oregon beats #3 Florida State, 59-20 (National Championship Playoff Semi-Final)
  • 81st Sugar Bowl: #4 Ohio State beats #1 Alabama, 42-35 (National Championship Playoff Semi-Final Game)
  • Eurasian Economic Union comes into effect, creating a political and economic union between Russia, Belarus, Armenia, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan
  • Lithuania adopts the euro as its currency, replacing the litas and becoming the 19th member of the Eurozone