January 4, 2010 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • The Burj Khalifa, world's tallest building at 829.8 m (2,722 ft), officially opens in Dubai
  • The Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention removed HIV infection from its list of communicable diseases of public health significance.

Deaths in History

  • Casey Johnson, American heiress and socialite (b. 1979)
  • Johan Ferrier, Surinamian politician (b. 1910)
  • Tsutomu Yamaguchi, Japanese Businessman, and Survivor of Hiroshima and Nagasaki Atomic Bombings (b. 1916)