On This Day

What Happened on January 2, 2004

Historical Events

  • 33rd Fiesta Bowl: #7 Ohio State beats #8 Kansas State, 35-28
  • Stardust successfully flies past Comet Wild 2, collecting samples that it will return to Earth two years later

Famous Deaths

  • Doralyn "Lynn" Cartwright, American character actress (A League of Their Own), dies at 76
  • Jess Collins, American artist, dies at 80
2004 Highlights

About January 2, 2004

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 16 years, 8 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Capricorn