On This Day

What Happened on January 2, 2015

Historical Events

Historic Event

The Economist lists Daniel Kahneman as the 7th most influential economist in the world

Economist and Psychologist Daniel Kahneman
Economist and Psychologist
Daniel Kahneman

Famous Deaths

  • "Little" Jimmy Dickens, American country singer (Grand Ole Opry), dies at 94
  • Bob Gilmore, Irish keyboard player (Trio Scordatura), educator, and musicologist (Harry Partch: A Biography), dies of cancer at 53
2015 Highlights

About January 2, 2015

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 6 years, 9 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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

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