What Happened on January 23, 2015

Historical Events

Sports History

Golden State guard Klay Thompson scores the most NBA points in a quarter (37) and most 3-pointers in a quarter (9) in Warrior's 126-101 win over Sacramento Kings

Royal Coronation

Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud is crowned King of Saudi Arabia, on the death of this half-brother King Abdullah

Famous Deaths

Ernie BanksErnie Banks (1931-2015)

American Baseball HOF shortstop, 1st baseman (14 x MLB All Star; NL MVP 1958, 59; Chicago Cubs), dies of a heart attack at 83

  • King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia (2005-2015), dies at 90

About January 23, 2015

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 8 years, 2 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aquarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Uptown Funk! - Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars
  • UK #1 Song: Uptown Funk - Mark Ronson Ft. Bruno Mars