On This Day

January 1, 2004 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in Sport

  • 70th Orange Bowl: #10 Miami (FL) beats #9 Florida State, 16-14
  • 90th Rose Bowl: #1 Southern California beats #4 Michigan, 28-14
  • St. Louis head coach Joel Quenneville records his 300th NHL win with the Blues, a 5-2 victory over the Edmonton Oilers at Savvis Center, St. Louis; Quenneville is Blues coaching games and wins leader

Deaths in Sport

  • Harold Henning, South African golfer (2 PGA Tour titles; 3 senior PGA titles; World Cup 1965), dies at 69