On This Day

What Happened on January 1, 2014

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 100th Rose Bowl: #4 Michigan State beats #5 Stanford, 24-20
  • 43rd Fiesta Bowl: #15 UCF beats #6 Baylor, 52-42
  • Dutchman Michael van Gerwen wins his first PDC World Darts Championship beating Peter Wright of Scotland, 7-4; first time no Englishman in the final
  • New Zealand cricket batsman Corey Anderson smashes a record century off just 36 balls in the Black Caps' 159 run ODI win over the West Indies in Queenstown; finishes on 131 not out off 47 balls