Historical Events for 1st January 2022

1890 – Eritrea is consolidated into a colony by the Italian government.
1913 – US Post office begins parcel post deliveries
1943 – 29th Rose Bowl: #2 Georgia beats #13 UCLA, 9-0
1988 – 54th Sugar Bowl: #4 Syracuse ties #6 Auburn, 16-16
1994 – Jacobs Field opens with “Gateway’s New Year’s Eve Countdown to ’94”
1998 – 84th Rose Bowl: #1 Michigan beats #8 Washington State, 21-16
2009 – 61 die in nightclub fire in Bangkok, Thailand.
2014 – 100th Rose Bowl: #4 Michigan State beats #5 Stanford, 24-20
2016 – Dubai skyscraper “The Address” burns as the New Year is rung in. Fire started on the 31st.
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

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