Born on this Day in History: January 4, 1930 - After coaching collegiate football, Don Shula became head coach of the Baltimore Colts in 1963, and the team won 71 games, lost 23, and tied 4. As coach of the Miami Dolphins (1970–1996), he became the first NFL coach to win 100 games in 10 seasons. In 1972–73 the Dolphins became the first team to go undefeated through an entire season and the playoffs, culminating in a Super Bowl victory.
On this Day in History: January 4, 1997 - Rumors run rampant through Israel, particularly over talk radio, that a UFO will land at Tel Aviv on the following day. The predictions are purported to have been made by spoonbender Uri Geller. Thousands flock to the beaches, but no saucers.