On This Day

What Happened on January 2, 2019

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Apple CEO Tim Cook blames below expectation Chinese iPhone sales for downturn in company's outlook, rocking international stock markets

CEO of Apple Tim Cook
CEO of Apple
Tim Cook
  • Two women become the first to ever enter India's Sabarimala shrine in Kerala State, after law change, prompting protests
  • United States international Christian Pulisic becomes the most expensive American soccer player when he moves from Borussia Dortmund to Chelsea for £58; remains at Dortmund on loan until the end of the season

Famous Deaths

  • Bob Einstein, American comedian (Officer Judy, Super Dave Osborne), dies of leukemia at 76
  • Julia Grant [prev George Roberts], transgender activist featured in "A Change of Sex", dies at 64