On This Day

What Happened on January 5, 2010

Historical Events

  • 76th Orange Bowl: #10 Iowa beats #9 Georgia Tech, 24-14

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mike Shanahan is formally introduced as head coach of the Washington Redskins

NFL Head Coach Mike Shanahan
NFL Head Coach
Mike Shanahan

Famous Deaths

  • Gisela Kraft, German writer, dies at 73
  • Kenneth Noland, American Color Field painter, dies of kidney cancer at 85
  • Murray Saltzman, Reform Jewish rabbi and civil rights leader (b. 1929)
  • Rory Markas, Angels baseball announcer (b.1955)
2010 Highlights

About January 5, 2010

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 11 years, 8 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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