On This Day

January 2, 1989 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Sport

  • 18th Fiesta Bowl: #1 Notre Dame beats #3 West Virginia, 34-21 for the national title
  • 55th Orange Bowl: #2 Miami (FL) beats #6 Nebraska, 23-3
  • 55th Sugar Bowl: #4 Florida State beats #7 Auburn, 13-7
  • 75th Rose Bowl: #11 Michigan beats #5 Southern California, 22-14