On This Day

What Happened on January 2, 2006

Historical Events

  • 35th Fiesta Bowl: #4 Ohio State beats #5 Notre Dame, 34-20
  • 72nd Sugar Bowl: #11 West Virginia beats #7 Georgia, 38-35

Famous Weddings

  • NBC correspondent Chip Reid weds Nina Block in Hawaii

Famous Deaths

  • Cecilia Muñoz-Palma, first female Philippine Supreme Court Justice, dies at 92
  • Osa Massen [Aase Madsen Iversen], Dutch actress (Jack London, Rocketship X-M), dies at 91
2006 Highlights

About January 2, 2006

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 15 years, 11 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Day after New Year's Day (New Zealand), New Year Holiday, New Year's Day (United Kingdom), New Year's Day (Australia, Canada, Ireland, United States)

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Capricorn