What Happened on January 1, 2022

Historical Events

  • Chicago Bulls forward DeMar DeRozen becomes first player in NBA history to hit buzzer-beaters on consecutive days; hits 3-pointers to beat Washington Wizards, 120-119 and previous night Indiana Pacers, 108-106

Desmond Tutu's Funeral

State Funeral in Cape Town, South Africa, for anti-apartheid leader Archbishop Desmond Tutu

Famous Deaths

  • Dan Reeves, American football coach (AP NFL Coach of the Year 1993 NY Giants, 1998 Atlanta Falcons; Denver Broncos), dies from complications of dementia at 77

About January 1, 2022

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 1 year, 5 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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

Holidays: New Year's Day (Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom, United States)

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