January 2, 1995 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • Bus crashes in Luzon Philippines, 29 killed
  • Carquest Bowl 5: South Carolina beats West Virginia, 24-21
  • Most distant galaxy yet discovered found by scientists using Keck telescope in Hawaii (est 15 billion light years away)

Deaths in History

  • Manuel Rivera, Spanish painter/co-founder (El Paso), dies at 67
  • Siad Barre, general/president of Somalia (1969-91), dies at 84