What Happened on January 2, 2009

Historical Events

  • 75th Sugar Bowl: #6 Utah beats #4 Alabama, 31-17

Famous Deaths

  • Jett Travolta, son of actors John Travolta and Kelly Preston, dies of a seizure at 16
  • Maria de Jesus, Portuguese supercentenarian, dies at 115
2009 Highlights

About January 2, 2009

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 13 years, 9 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It) - Beyonce
  • UK #1 Song: Hallelujah - Alexandra Burke