On This Day

What Happened on January 3, 2014

Historical Events

  • 80th Orange Bowl: #12 Clemson beats #7 Ohio State, 40-35
  • Cambodian garment workers go on strike demanding a wage increase
  • Tommy Lynn Sells is executed at Texas State Penitentiary, Huntsville, for the murder of nine-year-old Mary Perez, thought to have committed 21 more murders

Famous Deaths

Person of interestPhil Everly

Phil Everly, American rock and roll singer-guitarist (The Everly Brothers - "Bye, Bye Love"; "Wake Up Little Susie"; "When WIll I Be Loved"), dies of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at 74

Singer Phil Everly
Singer
Phil Everly
  • Saul Zaentz, American record company executive (Fantasy), and film producer (One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest; Amadeus; The Unbearable Lightness Of Being; The English Patient), dies of Alzheimer's disease complications at 92
  • Tom Rosenthal, British publisher & broadcaster, dies at 78
2014 Highlights

About January 3, 2014

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 7 years, 9 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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