What Happened on January 2, 2013

Historical Events

  • 79th Sugar Bowl: #21 Louisville beats #3 Florida, 33-23

Famous Deaths

  • Ladislao Mazurkiewicz, Uruguayan soccer goalkeeper (36 caps; Atl├ętico Mineiro), dies from a respiratory illness at 67
  • Margaret A. Brewer, American soldier & first female general officer in US Marine Corps, dies at 82
  • Ned Wertimer, American actor (The Jeffersons), dies from complications from a fall at 89
  • Rod Hicks, American bassist (Paul Butterfield Blues Band), dies at 71
2013 Highlights

About January 2, 2013

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 9 years, 10 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Capricorn

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Locked Out Of Heaven - Bruno Mars
  • UK #1 Song: Impossible - James Arthur