What Happened on January 2, 1950

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 16th Orange Bowl: #15 Santa Clara beats #11 Kentucky, 21-13
  • 16th Sugar Bowl: #2 Oklahoma beats #9 LSU, 35-0
  • 36th Rose Bowl: #6 Ohio State beats #3 California, 17-14

Famous Birthdays

  • David Shifrin, American classical clarinetist

Famous Deaths


Person of interestEmil Jannings

Emil Jannings, German actor (Faust, The Blue Angel, The Way of All Flesh), dies of liver cancer at 65

  • James Dooley, Irish-Australian Premier of New South Wales, dies at 72