What Happened on January 4, 2010

Historical Events

  • 39th Fiesta Bowl: #6 Boise State beats #3 TCU, 17-10
  • The Burj Khalifa, world's tallest building at 829.8 m (2,722 ft), officially opens in Dubai
  • The Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention removed HIV infection from its list of communicable diseases of public health significance.

Famous Deaths

  • Casey Johnson, American heiress and socialite (b. 1979)
  • Donal Donnelly, Irish actor (The Godfather: Part III, Dead), dies of cancer at 78
  • Johan Ferrier, Surinamian politician (b. 1910)
  • Rory Markas, American sportscaster (b. 1955)
  • Sandro, Argentine songwriter (b. 1945)
  • Tsutomu Yamaguchi, Japanese Businessman, and Survivor of Hiroshima and Nagasaki Atomic Bombings (b. 1916)
2010 Highlights

About January 4, 2010

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 12 years, 11 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: TiK ToK - Ke$ha
  • UK #1 Song: Bad Romance - Lady Gaga