On This Day

What Happened on January 23, 2005

Historical Events

Television Debut

"Numbers", starring Rob Morrow and David Krumholtz, debuts on CBS

  • AFC Championship, Heinz Field, Pittsburgh: New England Patriots beat Pittsburgh Steelers, 41-27
  • NFC Championship, Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia: Philadelphia Eagles beat Atlanta Falcons, 27-10

Famous Deaths

Johnny Carson

Johnny Carson, American comedian and TV host (The Tonight Show, Who Do You Trust), dies of respiratory failure arising from emphysema at 79

  • Morys George Lyndhurst Bruce, 4th Baron Aberdare, British politician (b. 1921)
2005 Highlights

About January 23, 2005

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 16 years, 10 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aquarius