On This Day

What Happened on January 2, 1998

Historical Events

  • 64th Orange Bowl: #2 Nebraska beats #3 Tennessee, 42-17
  • Autopsy of Chris Farley shows he overdosed of opiates & cocaine

Famous Deaths

  • Frank Muir, English writer & raconteur, dies at 77
1998 Highlights

About January 2, 1998

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 23 years, 7 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Day after New Year's Day (New Zealand), New Year Holiday (United Kingdom)

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Capricorn