On This Day

What Happened on January 1, 2014

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

Famous Deaths

  • Juanita Moore, American actress (Imitation Of Life), dies at 99 [1]
2014 Highlights

About January 1, 2014

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 7 years, 11 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: New Year's Day (Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom, United States)

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