What happened on January 2?
January 2 is the second day of the Gregorian calendar.
January 2, 17 BC — Ovid, poet of Ancient Rome (b. 43 BC), died in exile in Tomis (Constanta)
January 2, 366/368 — Germanic German tribes cross the frozen Rhine and invade the Gallic provinces, being defeated by Valentinian I at the Battle of Solicinium. In 406, the Germans crossed the Rhine again, conquering and then settling in what is now Alsace and much of…