On This Day

What Happened on January 4, 2019

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Indian cricket batsmen Cheteshwar Pujara scores 193 and Rishabh Pant 159no as the tourists declare at 622/7 on Day 2 of 4th Test against Australia in Sydney; Pant, first Indian wicketkeeper to hit a century in Australia
  • Thailand's worst storm in 30 years, Tropical Storm Pabuk makes landfall on country's east coast

Famous Deaths

  • John Burningham, English author and illustrator of childrens books (Mr Grumpy's Outing), dies at 82