What Happened on January 22, 2012

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • AFC Championship Game: New England Patriots beat Baltimore Ravens 23-20
  • NFC Championship Game: New York Giants beat San Francisco 49ers 20-17 (OT)

Famous Deaths

  • Dick Tufeld, American voice actor, dies at 85
  • Joe Paterno, American college hall of football coach (Penn State) and Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of 1986, dies from lung cancer at 85