On This Day

What Happened on January 2, 1967

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 33rd Orange Bowl: Florida beats #8 Georgia Tech, 27-12
  • 33rd Sugar Bowl: #6 Alabama beats #3 Nebraska, 34-7
  • 53rd Rose Bowl: #7 Purdue beats Southern California, 14-13

Famous Birthdays

  • Francois Pienaar, Vereeniging Transvaal (now known as Gauteng Province), South African rugby player and captain of the Springboks
  • Harlon Barnett, NFL safety (Minnesota Vikings)
  • Jón Gnarr, Icelandic comedian
  • Tia Carrere [Althea Janairo], American actress (Wayne's World, True Lies), born in Honolulu, Hawaii