On This Day

What Happened on January 22, 2018

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Netflix becomes the largest digital media and entertainment company in the world worth $100 billion

Event of interestEvent of Interest

New Orleans Pelicans' DeMarcus Cousins has 44 points, 24 rebounds & 10 assists in 132-128 double-OT win over Chicago Bulls; 1st player since Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (1972) with 40+ points, 20+ rebounds & 10+ assists

  • US government ends three-day shutdown after an agreement in Congress to extend funding

Famous Deaths

  • James "Jimmy" Armfield, British former-footballer, manager and pundit (BBC Radio Five Live), dies at 82
  • Ursula K. Le Guin, American sci-fi author (The Left Hand of Darkness, Tombs of Atuan), dies at 88