On This Day

Events in Sport on January 1 (Part 2)

  • 1991 77th Rose Bowl: #8 Washington beats #17 Iowa, 46-34
  • 1991 57th Sugar Bowl: #6 Tennessee beats Virginia, 23-22
  • 1991 20th Fiesta Bowl: #18 Louisville beats #25 Alabama, 34-7
  • 1991 57th Orange Bowl: #1 Colorado beats #5 Notre Dame, 10-9
  • 1992 78th Rose Bowl: #2 Washington beats #4 Michigan, 34-14
  • 1992 58th Sugar Bowl: #18 Notre Dame beats #3 Florida, 39-28
  • 1992 21st Fiesta Bowl: #6 Penn State beats #10 Tennessee, 42-17
  • 1992 58th Orange Bowl: #1 Miami (FL) beats #11 Nebraska, 22-0
  • 1993 Blockbuster Bowl 3: Stanford beats Penn State, 24-3
  • 1993 79th Rose Bowl: #7 Michigan beats #9 Washington, 38-31
  • 1993 59th Sugar Bowl: #2 Alabama beats #1 Miami, 34-13
  • 1993 22nd Fiesta Bowl: #6 Syracuse beats #10 Colorado, 26-22
  • 1993 59th Orange Bowl: #3 Florida State beats #11 Nebraska, 27-14
  • 1994 Aleksandr Popov swims world record 100m free style (47.83)
  • 1994 80th Rose Bowl: #9 Wisconsin beats #14 UCLA, 21-16
  • 1994 60th Sugar Bowl: #8 Florida beats #3 West Virginia, 41-7

  • 1994 23rd Fiesta Bowl: #16 Arizona beats #10 Miami, 29-0
  • 1994 60th Orange Bowl: #1 Florida State beats #2 Nebraska, 18-16
  • 1995 Raman Lamba (312) & Ravi Sehgal (216) put on an Indian 1st-class record opening partnership 464 in Delhi's innings & 310 run win over Himachal Pradesh in a Ranji Trophy cricket match in Delhi
  • 1995 61st Orange Bowl: #1 Nebraska beats #3 Miami (FL), 24-17
  • 1996 82nd Rose Bowl: #17 Southern California beats #3 Northwestern, 41-32
  • 1996 62nd Orange Bowl: #6 Florida State beats #8 Notre Dame, 31-26
  • 1997 83rd Rose Bowl: #4 Ohio State beats #2 Arizona State, 20-17
  • 1997 26th Fiesta Bowl: #7 Penn State beats #20 Texas, 38-15
  • 1998 84th Rose Bowl: #1 Michigan beats #8 Washington State, 21-16
  • 1998 64th Sugar Bowl: #4 Florida State beats #9 Ohio State, 31-14
  • 1999 85th Rose Bowl: #9 Wisconsin beats #6 UCLA, 38-31
  • 1999 65th Sugar Bowl: #3 Ohio State beats #8 Texas A&M, 24-14
  • 2000 86th Rose Bowl: #4 Wisconsin beats #22 Stanford, 17-9
  • 2000 66th Orange Bowl: #8 Michigan beats #5 Alabama, 35-34
  • 2001 87th Rose Bowl: #4 Washington beats #14 Purdue, 34-24
  • 2001 30th Fiesta Bowl: #5 Oregon State beats #10 Notre Dame, 41-9
  • 2002 68th Sugar Bowl: #12 LSU beats #7 Illinois, 47-34
  • 2002 31st Fiesta Bowl: #2 Oregon beats #3 Colorado, 38-16
  • 2003 89th Rose Bowl: #8 Oklahoma beats #7 Washington State, 34-14
  • 2003 69th Sugar Bowl: #4 Georgia beats #16 Florida State, 26-13

  • 2004 90th Rose Bowl: #1 Southern California beats #4 Michigan, 28-14
  • 2004 70th Orange Bowl: #10 Miami (FL) beats #9 Florida State, 16-14
  • 2004 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
  • 2005 91st Rose Bowl: #6 Texas beats #13 Michigan, 38-37
  • 2005 34th Fiesta Bowl: #5 Utah beats #19 Pittsburgh, 35-7
  • 2007 93rd Rose Bowl: #8 Southern California beats #3 Michigan, 32-18
  • 2007 36th Fiesta Bowl: #9 Boise State beats #7 Oklahoma, 43-42 (OT)
  • 2008 94th Rose Bowl: #6 Southern California beats #13 Illinois, 49-17
  • 2008 74th Sugar Bowl: #5 Georgia beats #10 Hawai'i, 41-10
  • 2009 95th Rose Bowl: #5 Southern California beats #6 Penn State, 38-24
  • 2009 75th Orange Bowl: #21 Virginia Tech beats #12 Cincinnati, 20-7
  • 2010 Suicide car bomb detonates at a volleyball tournament in Lakki Marwat, Pakistan, killing 105 and injuring 100
  • 2010 96th Rose Bowl: #8 Ohio State beats #7 Oregon, 26-17
  • 2010 76th Sugar Bowl: #5 Florida beats #3 Cincinnati, 51-24
  • 2011 97th Rose Bowl: #3 TCU beats #4 Wisconsin, 21-19
  • 2011 40th Fiesta Bowl: #9 Oklahoma beats #25 Connecticut, 48-20

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2013 Magnus Carlsen breaks Garry Kasparov's chess FIDE rating, reaching 2,861

Chess Grandmaster and Political Activist Garry Kasparov
Chess Grandmaster and Political Activist
Garry Kasparov
Chess Grandmaster Magnus Carlsen
Chess Grandmaster
Magnus Carlsen
  • 2013 99th Rose Bowl: #8 Stanford beats Wisconsin, 20-14
  • 2013 79th Orange Bowl: #13 Florida State beats #16 Northern Illinois, 31-10
  • 2013 Phil Taylor claims his 16th and last PDC World Darts Championship title with a 7–4 victory over Dutchman Michael van Gerwen in the final in London
  • 2014 Dutchman Michael van Gerwen wins his first PDC World Darts Championship beating Peter Wright of Scotland, 7-4; first time no Englishman in the final
  • 2014 100th Rose Bowl: #4 Michigan State beats #5 Stanford, 24-20
  • 2014 43rd Fiesta Bowl: #15 UCF beats #6 Baylor, 52-42
  • 2014 New Zealand cricket batsman Corey Anderson smashes a record century off just 36 balls in the Black Caps' 159 run ODI win over the West Indies in Queenstown; finishes on 131 not out off 47 balls
  • 2015 101st Rose Bowl: #2 Oregon beats #3 Florida State, 59-20 (National Championship Playoff Semi-Final)
  • 2015 81st Sugar Bowl: #4 Ohio State beats #1 Alabama, 42-35 (National Championship Playoff Semi-Final)
  • 2017 Indian provincial cricket team Vidarbha wins first Ranji Trophy title in their first final appearance in 61 years beating Delhi by 9 wickets in Indore; medium pacer Rajneesh Gurbani stars with the ball taking 6 wickets
  • 2018 World Darts Championship: Retiring 16-time title holder Phil Taylor loses 7-2 to fellow Englishman Rob Cross in the Final at the Alexandra Palace, London.
  • 2018 16-time world darts champion Phil Taylor loses, 7-2 to fellow Englishman Rob Cross in the final of his last World Championship in London
  • 2019 Dutchman Michael van Gerwen wins his 3rd PDC World Darts Championship; beats Englishman Michael Smith 7-3 at the Alexandra Palace in London

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2019 Level at 1-1 in Hopman Cup tennis tie, Roger Federer and Serena Williams (combined 43 major singles titles) matchup in deciding mixed doubles; with teammate Belinda Bencic, Federer wins 4-2, 4-3 for 2-1 Swiss victory over US

Tennis Player Serena Williams
Tennis Player
Serena Williams
Tennis Champion Roger Federer
Tennis Champion
Roger Federer
  • 2020 Scotland's Peter Wright beats Dutch defending champion Michael Van Gerwen, 7-3 with 102.79 average, 34 x 140s, 11 maximums and 53% on doubles to seal his first PDC World Darts Championship in London
  • 2020 106th Rose Bowl: #6 Oregon beats #8 Wisconsin, 28-27
  • 2020 86th Sugar Bowl: #5 Georgia beats #7 Baylor, 26-14