What Happened on January 2, 2017

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Michael van Gerwen of the Netherlands wins his 2nd PDC World Darts Championship beating defending champion Gary Anderson, 7-3 at the Alexandra Palace, London
  • US House Republicans vote to gut the independent Office of Congressional Ethics, a public uproar forces them to back down the next day

Famous Deaths

  • John Berger, English art critic and author (Ways of Seeing), dies at 90