January 1, 1945 in Sport

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Sport

  • 11th Orange Bowl: Tulsa beats #13 Georgia Tech, 26-12
  • 11th Sugar Bowl: #11 Duke beats Alabama, 29-26
  • 31st Rose Bowl: #7 Southern California beats #12 Tennessee, 25-0

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jacques Ickx, Belgian Le Mans auto race (6-time winner)