What Happened on January 2, 2018

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
  • US senator Al Franken resigns
  • WHO reveals it will classify gaming addiction as mental health condition in its next Classification of Diseases
2018 History

Famous Deaths

  • Rick Hall, American record producer, songwriter, and creator of the "Muscle Shoals sound" (FAME Studio), dies of prostate cancer at 85
  • Thomas Monson, 16th president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, dies at 90

About January 2, 2018

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 5 years, 4 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Capricorn

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

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