On This Day

What Happened on January 2, 2018

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Bus crash in Pasamayo, Peru, kills 51 on notorious "Devil's Curve" road
  • Storm Eleanor forms near Ireland then sweeps across the UK and Western Europe in next few days
  • WHO reveals it will classify gaming addiction as mental health condition in its next Classification of Diseases

Famous Deaths

  • Thomas Monson, 16th president of the (Mormon) Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, dies at 90