On This Day

What Happened on January 2, 2002

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 68th Orange Bowl: #5 Florida beats #6 Maryland, 56-23
  • Eduardo Duhalde is appointed interim President of Argentina by the Legislative Assembly.

Famous Deaths

  • Armi Aavikko, Finnish singer (b. 1958)
  • Margaret "Bibi" Osterwald, American actress (As Good as It Gets, Bridget Loves Bernie), dies of lung disease at 83
  • Zac Foley, English rock bassist (EMF "Unbelievable"), dies at 31