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7th of January 1325 EVENT Alfonso IV becomes King of Portugal.
7th of January 1558 EVENT France takes Calais, the last continental possession of England.
7th of January 1598 EVENT Boris Godunov becomes Tsar of Russia.
7th of January 1608 EVENT Fire destroys Jamestown, Virginia.
7th of January 1610 EVENT Galileo Galilei makes his first observation of the four Galilean moons: Ganymede, Callisto, Io and Europa, although he is not able distinguish the last two until the following day.
7th of January 1782 EVENT The first American commercial bank, the Bank of North America, opens.
7th of January 1785 EVENT Frenchman Jean-Pierre Blanchard and American John Jeffries travel from Dover, England, to Calais, France, in a gas balloon.
7th of January 1797 EVENT The modern Italian flag is first used.
7th of January 1835 EVENT HMS Beagle drops anchor off the Chonos Archipelago.
7th of January 1894 EVENT W.K. Dickson receives a patent for motion picture film.
7th of January 1904 EVENT The distress signal "CQD" is established only to be replaced two years later by "SOS".
7th of January 1919 EVENT Montenegrin guerrilla fighters rebel against the planned annexation of Montenegro by Serbia, but fail.
7th of January 1920 EVENT The New York State Assembly refuses to seat five duly elected Socialist assemblymen.
7th of January 1922 EVENT Dail Eireann ratifies the Anglo-Irish Treaty by a 64-57 vote.
7th of January 1927 EVENT The first transatlantic telephone service is established : from New York City to London.
7th of January 1931 EVENT Guy Menzies flies the first solo non-stop trans-Tasman flight (from Australia to New Zealand) in 11 hours and 45 minutes, crash-landing on New Zealand's west coast.
7th of January 1935 EVENT Benito Mussolini and French Foreign Minister Pierre Laval sign the Franco : Italian Agreement.
7th of January 1942 EVENT World War II: The siege of the Bataan Peninsula begins.
7th of January 1945 EVENT World War II: British General Bernard Montgomery holds a press conference in which he claims credit for victory in the Battle of the Bulge.
7th of January 1948 EVENT Kentucky Air National Guard pilot Thomas Mantell crashes while in pursuit of a supposed UFO.
7th of January 1950 EVENT A fire at the Mercy Hospital in Davenport, Iowa, kills 41 people.
7th of January 1952 EVENT President Harry Truman announces that the United States has developed the hydrogen bomb.
7th of January 1954 EVENT Georgetown-IBM experiment: the first public demonstration of a machine translation system, is held in New York at the head office of IBM.
7th of January 1959 EVENT The United States recognizes the new Cuban government of Fidel Castro.
7th of January 1960 EVENT The Polaris missile is test launched.
7th of January 1968 EVENT Surveyor Program: Surveyor 7, the last spacecraft in the Surveyor series, lifts off from launch complex 36A, Cape Canaveral.
7th of January 1972 EVENT Iberia Airlines Caravelle 6-R crashes into Mont San Jose on approach to Ibiza Airport killing all 104 on board.
7th of January 1973 EVENT Mark Essex fatally shoots 10 people and wounds 13 others at Howard Johnson's Hotel in New Orleans, Louisiana before being shot to death by police officers.
7th of January 1979 EVENT Third Indochina War : Cambodian-Vietnamese War: Phnom Penh falls to the advancing Vietnamese troops, driving out Pol Pot and the Khmer Rouge.
7th of January 1980 EVENT President Jimmy Carter authorizes legislation giving $1.5 billion in loans to bail out the Chrysler Corporation.
7th of January 1984 EVENT Brunei becomes the sixth member of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
7th of January 1985 EVENT Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency launches Sakigake, Japan's first interplanetary spacecraft and the first deep space probe to be launched by any country other than the United States or the Soviet Union.
7th of January 1990 EVENT The interior of the Leaning Tower of Pisa is closed to the public because of safety concerns.
7th of January 1991 EVENT Roger Lafontant, former leader of the Tonton Macoutes in Haiti under Francois Duvalier, attempts a coup d'etat, which ends in his arrest.
7th of January 1993 EVENT The Fourth Republic of Ghana is inaugurated with Jerry Rawlings as President.
7th of January 1999 EVENT The Senate trial in the impeachment of U.S. President Bill Clinton begins.
7th of January 1355 BIRTHDAY Thomas of Woodstock, 1st Duke of Gloucester, son of Edward III of England (d. 1397)
7th of January 1502 BIRTHDAY Pope Gregory XIII (d. 1585)
7th of January 1528 BIRTHDAY Jeanne d'Albret, Queen of Navarre (d. 1572)
7th of January 1647 BIRTHDAY Wilhelm Ludwig, Duke of Wurttemberg (d. 1677)
7th of January 1685 BIRTHDAY Jonas Alstromer, Swedish industrialist (d. 1761)
7th of January 1706 BIRTHDAY Johann Heinrich Zedler, German publisher (d. 1751)
7th of January 1718 BIRTHDAY Israel Putnam, American Revolutionary War general (d. 1790)
7th of January 1746 BIRTHDAY George Elphinstone, 1st Viscount Keith, Royal Navy admiral (d. 1823)
7th of January 1768 BIRTHDAY Joseph Bonaparte, King of Naples (d. 1844)
7th of January 1786 BIRTHDAY John Catron, Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (d. 1865)
7th of January 1796 BIRTHDAY Princess Charlotte Augusta of Wales (d. 1817)
7th of January 1800 BIRTHDAY Millard Fillmore, 13th President of the United States (d. 1874)
7th of January 1827 BIRTHDAY Sir Sandford Fleming, Canadian engineer; introduced Universal Standard Time (d. 1915)
7th of January 1831 BIRTHDAY Heinrich von Stephan, German labor organizer (d. 1897)
7th of January 1832 BIRTHDAY James Munro, Premier of Victoria (d. 1908)
7th of January 1834 BIRTHDAY Johann Philipp Reis, German physicist and inventor (d. 1874)
7th of January 1837 BIRTHDAY Thomas Henry Ismay, founder of the White Star Line shipping company (d. 1899)
7th of January 1844 BIRTHDAY Bernadette Soubirous, French saint (d. 1879)
7th of January 1845 BIRTHDAY King Ludwig III of Bavaria (d. 1921)
7th of January 1858 BIRTHDAY Eliezer Ben-Yehuda, key figure in the revival of Hebrew as a spoken language (d. 1922)
7th of January 1860 BIRTHDAY Emanuil Manolov, Bulgarian composer (d. 1902)
7th of January 1870 BIRTHDAY Lord Gordon Hewart, British judge (d. 1943)
7th of January 1871 BIRTHDAY Emile Borel, French mathematician and politician (d. 1956)
7th of January 1873 BIRTHDAY Charles Peguy, French poet and essayist (d. 1914)
7th of January 1873 BIRTHDAY Adolph Zukor, Hungarian producer (d. 1976)
7th of January 1875 BIRTHDAY Gustav Flatow, German gymnast (d. 1945)
7th of January 1875 BIRTHDAY Thomas Hicks, American runner (d. 1963)
7th of January 1876 BIRTHDAY William Hurlstone, English composer (d. 1906)
7th of January 1888 BIRTHDAY Vera de Bosset, Russian artist, wife of Igor Stravinsky (d. 1982)
7th of January 1891 BIRTHDAY Zora Neale Hurston, African-American writer (d. 1960)
7th of January 1895 BIRTHDAY Clara Haskil, Romanian pianist (d. 1960)
7th of January 1895 BIRTHDAY Sir Hudson Fysh, Australian aviator and co-founder of QANTAS (d. 1974)
7th of January 1896 BIRTHDAY Arnold Ridley, British playwright and actor (d. 1984)
7th of January 1899 BIRTHDAY Al Bowlly, British jazz singer (d. 1941)
7th of January 1899 BIRTHDAY Francis Poulenc, French composer (d. 1963)
7th of January 1900 BIRTHDAY John Brownlee, Australian tenor (d. 1969)
7th of January 1903 BIRTHDAY Alan Napier, English actor (d. 1988)
7th of January 1906 BIRTHDAY Bobbi Trout, American aviator (d. 2003)
7th of January 1907 BIRTHDAY Nicanor Zabaleta, Spanish harpist (d. 1993)
7th of January 1908 BIRTHDAY Red Allen, American musician (d. 1967)
7th of January 1910 BIRTHDAY Orval Faubus, Governor of Arkansas (d. 1994)
7th of January 1911 BIRTHDAY Butterfly McQueen, American actress (d. 1995)
7th of January 1912 BIRTHDAY Charles Addams, American cartoonist (d. 1988)
7th of January 1912 BIRTHDAY Gunter Wand, German conductor, composer (d. 2002)
7th of January 1913 BIRTHDAY Johnny Mize, American baseball player (d. 1993)
7th of January 1916 BIRTHDAY Paul Keres, Estonian chess player (d. 1975)
7th of January 1917 BIRTHDAY Ulysses Kay, American composer (d. 1995)
7th of January 1921 BIRTHDAY Chester Kallman, American writer (d. 1975)
7th of January 1922 BIRTHDAY Jean-Pierre Rampal, French flutist (d. 2000)
7th of January 1922 BIRTHDAY Vincent Gardenia, Italian-born actor (d. 1992)
7th of January 1922 BIRTHDAY Eric Jupp, British-born Australian composer, arranger, conductor (d. 2003)
7th of January 1922 BIRTHDAY Alvin Dark, American baseball player and manager
7th of January 1923 BIRTHDAY Hugh Kenner, Canadian literary critic (d. 2003)
7th of January 1924 BIRTHDAY Geoffrey Bayldon, British actor
7th of January 1924 BIRTHDAY Pablo Birger, Argentine racing driver (d. 1966)
7th of January 1925 BIRTHDAY Gerald Durrell, British naturalist (d. 1995)
7th of January 1926 BIRTHDAY Kim Jong-pil, South Korean politician
7th of January 1928 BIRTHDAY William Peter Blatty, American screenwriter
7th of January 1929 BIRTHDAY Terry Moore, American actress
7th of January 1932 BIRTHDAY Joe Berinson, Australian politician
7th of January 1933 BIRTHDAY Elliott Kastner, U.S. film producer
7th of January 1934 BIRTHDAY Tassos Papadopoulos, President of Cyprus (d. 2008)
7th of January 1934 BIRTHDAY Charles Jenkins, American sprinter
7th of January 1934 BIRTHDAY Jean Corbeil, Canadian politician (d. 2002)
7th of January 1935 BIRTHDAY Kenny Davern, American jazz clarinetist (d. 2006)
7th of January 1935 BIRTHDAY Valeri Kubasov, Soviet cosmonaut
7th of January 1935 BIRTHDAY Tommy Johnson, American tubist (d. 2006)
7th of January 1936 BIRTHDAY G. Robert Blakey, American attorney
7th of January 1936 BIRTHDAY Ben Cropp, Australian shark hunter and photographer
7th of January 1938 BIRTHDAY Roland Topor, French illustrator (d. 1997)
7th of January 1938 BIRTHDAY Lou Graham, American golfer
7th of January 1939 BIRTHDAY Prince Michael of Greece and Denmark
7th of January 1941 BIRTHDAY Manfred Schellscheidt, German American soccer coach
7th of January 1941 BIRTHDAY John E. Walker, English chemist, Nobel Prize laureate
7th of January 1941 BIRTHDAY Iona Brown, British violinist and conductor (d. 2004)
7th of January 1941 BIRTHDAY Frederick D. Gregory, NASA astronaut
7th of January 1942 BIRTHDAY Danny Williams, South African singer (d. 2005)
7th of January 1942 BIRTHDAY Vasily Alexeev, Russian weightlifter
7th of January 1942 BIRTHDAY Jim Lefebvre, American baseball player and manager
7th of January 1943 BIRTHDAY Sadako Sasaki, Japanese child victim of the Hiroshima atomic bomb (d. 1955)
7th of January 1943 BIRTHDAY Sir Richard Armstrong, British conductor
7th of January 1944 BIRTHDAY Arne Scheie, Norwegian sports commentator
7th of January 1944 BIRTHDAY Tony Whitlam, Australian judge
7th of January 1945 BIRTHDAY Tony Conigliaro, American baseball player (d. 1990)
7th of January 1945 BIRTHDAY Gilles Marotte, French Canadian ice hockey player (d. 2005)
7th of January 1945 BIRTHDAY Dick Marty, Swiss politician
7th of January 1945 BIRTHDAY Raila Odinga, Prime Minister of Kenya
7th of January 1946 BIRTHDAY Jann Wenner, American publisher
7th of January 1947 BIRTHDAY Shobha De, Indian writer
7th of January 1948 BIRTHDAY Kenny Loggins, American singer
7th of January 1949 BIRTHDAY Marshall Chapman, American singer/songwriter
7th of January 1949 BIRTHDAY Steven Williams, American actor
7th of January 1949 BIRTHDAY Anne Schedeen, American actress
7th of January 1950 BIRTHDAY Juan Gabriel, Mexican singer and songwriter
7th of January 1950 BIRTHDAY Ross Grimsley, American baseball player
7th of January 1950 BIRTHDAY Erin Gray, American actress
7th of January 1950 BIRTHDAY Malcolm Macdonald, English footballer
7th of January 1951 BIRTHDAY Helen Worth, British actress
7th of January 1952 BIRTHDAY Sammo Hung, Hong Kong actor
7th of January 1953 BIRTHDAY Morris Titanic, Canadian ice hockey player
7th of January 1954 BIRTHDAY Jose Maria Vitier, Cuban music composer and pianist.
7th of January 1956 BIRTHDAY David Caruso, American actor
7th of January 1956 BIRTHDAY Mike Liut, Canadian ice hockey player
7th of January 1956 BIRTHDAY Uwe Ochsenknecht, German actor and singer
7th of January 1957 BIRTHDAY Katie Couric, American television host
7th of January 1957 BIRTHDAY Julian Solis, Puerto Rican boxer
7th of January 1957 BIRTHDAY Reena Roy, Indian actress
7th of January 1957 BIRTHDAY Nicholson Baker, American novelist
7th of January 1958 BIRTHDAY Linda Kozlowski, American actress
7th of January 1958 BIRTHDAY Donna Rice, American sex scandal figure
7th of January 1959 BIRTHDAY Jon Larsen, Norwegian musician and composer
7th of January 1959 BIRTHDAY Kathy Valentine, American musician (The Go-Go's)
7th of January 1960 BIRTHDAY David Marciano, American actor
7th of January 1960 BIRTHDAY Loretta Sanchez, American politician, U.S. Representative from California
7th of January 1961 BIRTHDAY John Thune, American politician, junior senator of South Dakota
7th of January 1961 BIRTHDAY Andrew Thomson, Australian politician
7th of January 1961 BIRTHDAY Supriya Pathak, Indian actress
7th of January 1962 BIRTHDAY Aleksandr Dugin, Russian politician
7th of January 1962 BIRTHDAY Hallie Todd, American actress
7th of January 1963 BIRTHDAY Clint Mansell, English musician and composer
7th of January 1963 BIRTHDAY Rand Paul, American politician, Junior Senator from Kentucky
7th of January 1964 BIRTHDAY Nicolas Cage, American actor
7th of January 1966 BIRTHDAY Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy, American publicist (d. 1999)
7th of January 1966 BIRTHDAY Ehab Tawfik, Egyptian singer
7th of January 1967 BIRTHDAY Mark Lamarr, British comedian and broadcaster
7th of January 1967 BIRTHDAY Guy Hebert, American ice hockey player
7th of January 1967 BIRTHDAY Nick Clegg, British Liberal Democrat Leader
7th of January 1969 BIRTHDAY David Yost, American actor
7th of January 1970 BIRTHDAY Todd Day, American basketball player
7th of January 1970 BIRTHDAY Doug E. Doug, American actor
7th of January 1970 BIRTHDAY Joao Ricardo, Angolan footballer
7th of January 1971 BIRTHDAY C.W. Anderson, American professional wrestler
7th of January 1971 BIRTHDAY Tina Anderson, American comic book writer
7th of January 1971 BIRTHDAY Jeremy Renner, American actor
7th of January 1972 BIRTHDAY Donald Brashear, American ice hockey player
7th of January 1973 BIRTHDAY Baiba Broka, Latvian actress
7th of January 1973 BIRTHDAY Jonna Tervomaa, Finnish singer
7th of January 1974 BIRTHDAY Alenka Bikar, Slovenian athlete
7th of January 1974 BIRTHDAY John Rich, American musician (Big & Rich)
7th of January 1976 BIRTHDAY Eric Gagne, Canadian baseball player
7th of January 1976 BIRTHDAY Alfonso Soriano, Dominican baseball player
7th of January 1977 BIRTHDAY Michelle Behennah, British model
7th of January 1977 BIRTHDAY John Gidding, American architect and TV host
7th of January 1977 BIRTHDAY Dustin Diamond, American actor
7th of January 1978 BIRTHDAY Emilio Palma, first person born on the Antarctic continent
7th of January 1978 BIRTHDAY Jean Charles de Menezes, Brazilian shooting victim (d. 2005)
7th of January 1978 BIRTHDAY Kevin Mench, American baseball player
7th of January 1979 BIRTHDAY Ricardo Mauricio, Brazilian racing driver
7th of January 1979 BIRTHDAY Mariangel Ruiz, Venezuelan actress and model
7th of January 1979 BIRTHDAY Bipasha Basu, Indian model & actress
7th of January 1980 BIRTHDAY Campbell Johnstone, New Zealand All Black rugby player
7th of January 1980 BIRTHDAY Zoe Salmon, Northern Irish television presenter
7th of January 1980 BIRTHDAY Roshini, Indian faux pas celebrity
7th of January 1981 BIRTHDAY Alex Auld, Canadian ice hockey player
7th of January 1981 BIRTHDAY Marquis Daniels, American basketball player
7th of January 1982 BIRTHDAY Francisco Rodriguez, Venezuelan baseball player
7th of January 1982 BIRTHDAY Hannah Stockbauer, German swimmer
7th of January 1982 BIRTHDAY Ianina Zanazzi, Argentine racing driver
7th of January 1983 BIRTHDAY Natalie Gulbis, American golfer
7th of January 1983 BIRTHDAY Robert Ri'chard, American actor
7th of January 1983 BIRTHDAY Edwin Encarnacion, Dominican baseball player (raised in Puerto Rico)
7th of January 1983 BIRTHDAY Liesbeth Mouha, Belgian beach volleyball player
7th of January 1984 BIRTHDAY Diego Balbinot, Italian footballer
7th of January 1984 BIRTHDAY Antonino Saviano, Italian footballer
7th of January 1984 BIRTHDAY Jon Lester, American baseball player
7th of January 1985 BIRTHDAY Lewis Hamilton, English F1 racing driver
7th of January 1985 BIRTHDAY Wayne Routledge, English footballer
7th of January 1986 BIRTHDAY Grant Leadbitter, English footballer
7th of January 1987 BIRTHDAY Lyndsy Fonseca, American actress
7th of January 1988 BIRTHDAY Scott Pendlebury, Australian footballer
7th of January 1988 BIRTHDAY Haley Bennett, American singer and actress
7th of January 1988 BIRTHDAY Robert Sheehan, Irish actor
7th of January 1989 BIRTHDAY Emiliano Insua, Argentine footballer
7th of January 1990 BIRTHDAY Liam Aiken, American actor
7th of January 1990 BIRTHDAY Gregor Schlierenzauer, Austrian ski jumper
7th of January 1990 BIRTHDAY Elene Gedevanishvili, Georgian figure skater
7th of January 1990 BIRTHDAY Camryn Grimes, American actress
7th of January 1991 BIRTHDAY Max Morrow, Canadian actor
7th of January 1285 DEATH King Charles I of Naples (Born 1226)
7th of January 1325 DEATH King Dinis of Portugal (Born 1261)
7th of January 1400 DEATH Thomas Holland, 1st Duke of Surrey, English politician (Born 1374)
7th of January 1451 DEATH Count Amadeus VIII of Svoy (Born 1383)
7th of January 1536 DEATH Catherine of Aragon, consort of Henry VIII of England (Born 1485)
7th of January 1566 DEATH Louis de Blois, Flemish mystic (Born 1506)
7th of January 1619 DEATH Nicholas Hilliard, English painter (Born c.1547)
7th of January 1625 DEATH Ruggiero Giovannelli, Italian composer (Born c.1560)
7th of January 1655 DEATH Pope Innocent X (Born 1574)
7th of January 1658 DEATH Theophilus Eaton, American colonist (Born 1590)
7th of January 1694 DEATH Charles Gerard, 1st Earl of Macclesfield, English general (Born c.1618)
7th of January 1700 DEATH Raffaello Fabretti, Italian antiquarian (Born 1618)
7th of January 1715 DEATH Francois Fenelon, French-Catholic theologian and writer (Born 1651)
7th of January 1758 DEATH Allan Ramsay, Scottish poet (Born 1686)
7th of January 1767 DEATH Thomas Clap, 1st president of Yale University (Born 1703)
7th of January 1770 DEATH Carl Gustaf Tessin, Swedish politician (Born 1695)
7th of January 1783 DEATH William Tans'ur, English hymnist (Born 1700)
7th of January 1786 DEATH Jean-Etienne Guettard, French physician and scientist (Born 1715)
7th of January 1812 DEATH Joseph Dennie, American writer (Born 1768)
7th of January 1830 DEATH Thomas Lawrence, English painter (Born 1769)
7th of January 1864 DEATH Caleb Blood Smith, 6th U.S. Secretary of the Interior (Born 1808)
7th of January 1876 DEATH Juste Olivier, Swiss poet (Born 1807)
7th of January 1878 DEATH Francois-Vincent Raspail, French chemist (Born 1794)
7th of January 1892 DEATH Tewfik Pasha, Khedive of Egypt (Born 1852)
7th of January 1893 DEATH Jozef Stefan, Slovenian physicist and mathematician (Born 1835)
7th of January 1913 DEATH Jack Boyle, American baseball player (Born 1866)
7th of January 1919 DEATH Henry Ware Eliot American industrialist and philanthropist (Born 1843)
7th of January 1920 DEATH Sir Edmund Barton, 1st Prime Minister of Australia (Born 1849)
7th of January 1932 DEATH Andre Maginot, French eponym of the Maginot Line (Born 1877)
7th of January 1936 DEATH Guy d'Hardelot, French composer, best known for Because (Born 1858)
7th of January 1943 DEATH Nikola Tesla, Serbian-born inventor and electrical engineer (Born 1856)
7th of January 1944 DEATH Napoleon Lapathiotis, Greek poet (Born 1888)
7th of January 1944 DEATH Lou Hoover, U.S. First Lady (Born 1874)
7th of January 1946 DEATH Adamo Didur, Polish tenor (Born 1874)
7th of January 1951 DEATH Rene Guenon, French-Egyptian author (Born 1886)
7th of January 1953 DEATH Osa Johnson, American explorer (Born 1894)
7th of January 1960 DEATH Dorothea Douglass Chambers (aka Katharine Lambert Chambers), UK tennis player (Born 1878)
7th of January 1963 DEATH Arthur Moore, Premier of Queensland (Born 1876)
7th of January 1964 DEATH Cyril Davies, English musician (Born 1932)
7th of January 1966 DEATH Allan Chapman, Scottish politician (Born 1897)
7th of January 1967 DEATH Carl Schuricht, German conductor (Born 1880)
7th of January 1967 DEATH David Goodis, American writer (Born 1917)
7th of January 1968 DEATH Prof. James Smith, South African ichthyologist (Born 1897)
7th of January 1968 DEATH Gholamreza Takhti, Iranian wrestler (Born 1930)
7th of January 1972 DEATH Eftichia Papagianopoulos, Greek lyricist (Born 1893)
7th of January 1972 DEATH John Berryman, American poet (Born 1914)
7th of January 1980 DEATH Larry Williams, American singer and songwriter (Born 1935)
7th of January 1981 DEATH Eric Robinson, Australian politician (Born 1926)
7th of January 1981 DEATH Alvar Lidell, UK radio broadcaster (Born 1908)
7th of January 1984 DEATH Alfred Kastler, French physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (Born 1902)
7th of January 1985 DEATH Mary Hardy, Australian radio and television presenter (Born 1931)
7th of January 1986 DEATH Philip D. Eastman, American children's book writer and illustrator (Born 1909)
7th of January 1986 DEATH Juan Rulfo, Mexican novelist (Born 1917)
7th of January 1988 DEATH Michel Auclair, French actor (Born 1922)
7th of January 1988 DEATH Trevor Howard, English actor (Born 1913)
7th of January 1989 DEATH Hirohito, Emperor of Japan (Born 1901)
7th of January 1990 DEATH Bronko Nagurski, American football player (Born 1908)
7th of January 1990 DEATH Horace Stoneham, American baseball executive (Born 1903)
7th of January 1992 DEATH Richard Hunt, American puppeteer (The Muppets) (Born 1951)
7th of January 1995 DEATH Murray Rothbard, American economist (Born 1926)
7th of January 1996 DEATH Taro Okamoto, Japanese avant-garde artist (Born 1911)
7th of January 1996 DEATH Karoly Grosz, Hungarian politician (Born 1930)
7th of January 1998 DEATH Vladimir Prelog, Croatian chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (Born 1906)
7th of January 1998 DEATH Owen Bradley, American record producer (Born 1915)
7th of January 2000 DEATH Gary Albright, American professional wrestler (Born 1963)
7th of January 2001 DEATH James Carr, American Rhythm & Blues and soul musicians (Born 1942)
7th of January 2002 DEATH Avery Schreiber, American actor (Born 1935)
7th of January 2002 DEATH Jon Lee, Welsh musician (Feeder) (Born 1968)
7th of January 2004 DEATH Ingrid Thulin, Swedish actress (Born 1926)
7th of January 2005 DEATH Pierre Daninos, French novelist (Born 1913)
7th of January 2005 DEATH Eileen Desmond, Irish politician (Born 1932)
7th of January 2006 DEATH Heinrich Harrer, Austrian mountaineer (Born 1912)
7th of January 2007 DEATH Magnus Magnusson, Icelandic-born television presenter (Born 1929)
7th of January 2007 DEATH Bobby Hamilton, NASCAR team owner (Born 1957)
7th of January 2008 DEATH Alwyn Schlebusch, South African vice state president (Born 1917)
7th of January 2009 DEATH Maria Dimitriadi, Greek singer (Born 1950)
7th of January 2010 DEATH Willie Mitchell, American soul singer (Born 1928)
7th of January 2010 DEATH John A. Thorburn, American war hero (Born 1946)
7th of January 2011 DEATH Derek Gardner, British Formula 1 car designer (Born 1931)

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