January 3, 2015 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • 18 people are killed after the Norwegian cargo ship MS Bulk Jupiter sinks off the coast of Vietnam
  • Over 2,000 people are killed in north-east Nigeria after Boko Haram militants raze the town of Baga

Deaths in History

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Edward W. Brooke (R-Mass), first popularly elected African American to the US Senate (1967-79), dies at 95

US Senator Edward W. Brooke
US Senator
Edward W. Brooke