What Happened on January 4, 2022

Historical Events

  • Canadian government announces US$31.5 billion settlement to fix and compensate for Indigenous child welfare system, largest in its history [1]
  • Toyota becomes the first foreign automaker to top US sales, beating GM in 2021, partly due to supply issues [1]

Famous Deaths

  • Anatoliy Kuksov, Ukrainian soccer midfielder (8 caps USSR; FC Zorya Luhansk 489 games) and manager (Hirnyk Rovenky), dies at 72
  • Javier Astúa, Costa Rican soccer forward (13 caps; Puntarenas FC), and manager (Puntarenas FC), dies at 53
  • Joan Copeland, American film and TV soap actress ("Roseland"; "Search for Tomorrow"), dies at 99
  • Kevin Kalkhoven, Australian auto racing team owner (KV Racing Technology, Indy 500 2013), co-owner Champ Car World Series, investor Cosworth Group Holdings Ltd, dies at 77
  • Rolf-Dieter Amend, German canoeist (Olympic gold GDR C-2 slalom 1972), dies at 72
  • Ross Browner, American College Football HOF defensive end (Notre Dame; Maxwell Award 1977; Cincinnati Bengals), dies from COVID-19 at 67

About January 4, 2022

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 1 year, 4 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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

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

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