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January 7 in recent years
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January 7 is the 7th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 358 days remaining until the end of the year (359 in leap years).

Events[]

Births[]

  • 1355 - Thomas of Woodstock, 1st Duke of Gloucester, son of Edward III of England (d. 1397)
  • 1502 - Pope Gregory XIII (d. 1585)
  • 1528 - Jeanne d'Albret, Queen of Navarre (d. 1572)
  • 1647 - Wilhelm Ludwig, Duke of Württemberg (d. 1677)
  • 1685 - Jonas Alströmer, Swedish industrialist (d. 1761)
  • 1706 - Johann Heinrich Zedler, German publisher (d. 1751)
  • 1718 - Israel Putnam, American Revolutionary War general (d. 1790)
  • 1768 - Joseph Bonaparte, King of Naples (d. 1844)
  • 1786 - John Catron, Justice of the U.S. Supreme COurt (d. 1865)
  • 1796 - Princess Charlotte Augusta of Wales (d. 1817)
  • 1800 - Millard Fillmore, 13th President of the United States (d. 1874)
  • 1827 - Sir Sandford Fleming, Canadian engineer; introduced Universal Standard Time (d. 1915)
  • 1830 - Albert Bierstadt, German-American painter (d. 1902)
  • 1831 - Heinrich von Stephan, German labor organizer (d. 1897)
  • 1834 - Johann Philipp Reis, German physicist and inventor (d. 1874)
  • 1844 - Bernadette Soubirous, French saint (d. 1879)
  • 1860 - Emanuil Manolov, Bulgarian composer (d. 1902)
  • 1871 - Émile Borel, French mathematician and politician (d. 1956)
  • 1873 - Adolph Zukor, Hungarian producer (d. 1976)
  • 1873 - Charles Péguy, French poet and essayist (d. 1914)
  • 1875 - Gustav Flatow, German gymnast (d. 1945)
  • 1875 - Thomas Hicks, American runner (d. 1963)
  • 1891 - Zora Neale Hurston, American author (d. 1960)
  • 1896 - Arnold Ridley, British playwright and actor (d. 1984)
  • 1899 - Francis Poulenc, French composer (d. 1963)
  • 1903 - Warren Hull, American actor (d. 1974)
  • 1903 - Alan Napier, English actor (d. 1988)
  • 1908 - Red Allen, American musician (d. 1967)
  • 1910 - Faiz Ahmed Faiz, Pakistani poet (d. 1984)
  • 1910 - Orval Faubus, Governor of Arkansas (d. 1994)
  • 1912 - Charles Addams, American cartoonist (d. 1988)
  • 1913 - Johnny Mize, American baseball player (d. 1993)
  • 1916 - Paul Keres, Estonian chess player (d. 1975)
  • 1922 - Vincent Gardenia, Italian-born actor (d. 1992)
  • 1922 - Jean-Pierre Rampal, French flutist (d. 2000)
  • 1922 - Alvin Dark, American baseball player and manager
  • 1923 - Hugh Kenner, Canadian literary critic (d. 2003)
  • 1924 - Pablo Birger, Argentine racing driver (d. 1966)
  • 1925 - Gerald Durrell, British naturalist (d. 1995)
  • 1928 - William Peter Blatty, American screenwriter
  • 1929 - Terry Moore, American actress
  • 1934 - Charlie Jenkins, American runner
  • 1934 - Jean Corbeil, Canadian politician (d. 2002)
  • 1935 - Kenny Davern, American jazz clarinetist (d. 2006)
  • 1935 - Tommy Johnson, American tubist (d. 2006)
  • 1935 - Valeri Kubasov, Soviet cosmonaut
  • 1937 - Paul Revere, American musician
  • 1938 - Roland Topor, French illustrator (d. 1997)
  • 1938 - Rory Storm, British singer (d. 1972)
  • 1938 - Lou Graham, American golfer
  • 1939 - Prince Michael of Greece and Denmark
  • 1941 - Iona Brown, British violinist and conductor (d. 2004)
  • 1941 - John E. Walker, English chemist, Nobel Prize laureate
  • 1942 - Vasily Alexeev, Russian weightlifter
  • 1942 - Danny Williams, South African singer (d. 2005)
  • 1942 - Jim Lefebvre, American baseball player and manager
  • 1944 - Arne Scheie, Norwegian sports commentator
  • 1945 - Tony Conigliaro, American baseball player (d. 1990)
  • 1945 - Dick Marty, Swiss politician
  • 1946 - Jann Wenner, American publisher
  • 1947 - Shobha De, Indian writer
  • 1948 - Kenny Loggins, American singer
  • 1949 - Marshall Chapman, American singer/songwriter
  • 1949 - Anne Schedeen, American actress
  • 1949 - Steven Williams, American actor
  • 1950 - Erin Gray, American actress
  • 1950 - Johnny Lever, Indian actor
  • 1950 - Juan Gabriel, Mexican singer and songwriter
  • 1950 - Ross Grimsley, American baseball player
  • 1951 - Helen Worth, British actress
  • 1952 - Sammo Hung, Hong Kong actor
  • 1956 - David Caruso, American actor
  • 1956 - Mike Liut, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1957 - Nicholson Baker, American novelist
  • 1957 - Katie Couric, American television host
  • 1957 - Julian Solis, Puerto Rican boxer
  • 1959 - Kathy Valentine, American musician (The Go-Gos)
  • 1962 - Aleksandr Dugin, Russian politician
  • 1964 - Nicolas Cage, American actor
  • 1966 - Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy, American publicist (d. 1999)
  • 1967 - Mark Lamarr, British comedian and broadcaster
  • 1967 - Guy Hebert, American ice hockey player
  • 1969 - David Yost, American actor
  • 1970 - Doug E. Doug, American actor
  • 1970 - Joao Ricardo, Angolan footballer
  • 1971 - C.W. Anderson, American professional wrestler
  • 1972 - Donald Brashear, American ice hockey player
  • 1973 - Jonna Tervomaa, Finnish singer
  • 1974 - John Rich, American guitarist and bassist (Big & Rich)
  • 1976 - Éric Gagné, Canadian baseball player
  • 1976 - Alfonso Soriano, Dominican baseball player
  • 1977 - Michelle Behennah, British model
  • 1977 - Dustin Diamond, American actor
  • 1978 - Kevin Mench, American baseball player
  • 1979 - Bipasha Basu, Indian model
  • 1979 - Mariangel Ruiz, Venezuelan actress and model
  • 1981 - Marquis Daniels, American basketball player
  • 1981 - Alex Auld, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1982 - Francisco Rodriguez, Venezuelan baseball player
  • 1982 - Hannah Stockbauer, German swimmer
  • 1982 - Ianina Zanazzi, Argentine racing driver
  • 1983 - Natalie Gulbis, American golfer
  • 1984 - Jon Lester, American baseball player
  • 1985 - Lewis Hamilton, English F1 racing driver
  • 1986 - Grant Leadbitter, English footballer
  • 1988 - Scott Pendlebury, Australian rules footballer
  • 1990 - Liam Aiken, American actor
  • 1990 - Elene Gedevanishvili, Georgian figure skater
  • 1990 - Camryn Grimes, American actress

Deaths[]

  • 1400 - Thomas Holland, 1st Duke of Surrey, English politician (b. 1374)
  • 1451 - Amadeus VIII, Count of Savoy (b. 1383)
  • 1536 - Catherine of Aragon, consort of Henry VIII of England (b. 1485)
  • 1566 - Louis de Blois, Flemish mystic (b. 1506)
  • 1619 - Nicholas Hilliard, English painter (bc. 1547)
  • 1625 - Ruggiero Giovannelli, Italian composer (bc. 1560)
  • 1658 - Theophilus Eaton, American colonist (b. 1590)
  • 1694 - Charles Gerard, 1st Earl of Macclesfield, English general (bc. 1618)
  • 1700 - Raffaello Fabretti, Italian antiquarian (b. 1618)
  • 1715 - François Fénelon, French-Catholic theologian and writer (b. 1651)
  • 1758 - Allan Ramsay, Scottish poet (b. 1686)
  • 1767 - Thomas Clap, 1st president of Yale University (b. 1703)
  • 1770 - Carl Gustaf Tessin, Swedish politician (b. 1695)
  • 1783 - William Tans'ur, English hymnist (b. 1700)
  • 1786 - Jean-Étienne Guettard, French physician and scientist (b. 1715)
  • 1830 - Thomas Lawrence, English painter (b. 1769)
  • 1864 - Caleb Blood Smith, 6th U.S. Secretary of the Interior (b. 1808)
  • 1872 - James Fisk, American entrepreneur (b. 1834)
  • 1876 - Juste Olivier, Swiss poet (b. 1807)
  • 1878 - François-Vincent Raspail, French chemist (b. 1794)
  • 1892 - Tewfik Pasha, Khedive of Egypt (b. 1852)
  • 1893 - Jožef Stefan, Slovenian physicist and mathematician (b. 1835)
  • 1913 - Jack Boyle, American baseball player (b. 1866)
  • 1919 - Henry Ware Eliot American industrialist and philanthropist (b. 1843)
  • 1920 - Edmund Barton, 1st Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1849)
  • 1943 - Nikola Tesla, Serbian-born inventor and electrical engineer (b. 1856)
  • 1944 - Napoleon Lapathiotis, Greek poet (b. 1888)
  • 1951 - René Guénon, French-Egyptian author (b. 1886)
  • 1953 - Osa Johnson, American explorer (b. 1894)
  • 1964 - Cyril Davies, American musician (b. 1932)
  • 1967 - David Goodis, American writer (b. 1917)
  • 1972 - John Berryman, American poet (b. 1914)
  • 1972 - Eftichia Papagianopoulos, Greek lyricist
  • 1980 - Larry Williams, American singer and songwriter (b. 1935)
  • 1984 - Alfred Kastler, French physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1902)
  • 1986 - Philip D. Eastman, American children's book writer and illustrator (b. 1909)
  • 1986 - Juan Rulfo, Mexican novelist (b. 1917)
  • 1988 - Trevor Howard, English actor (b. 1913)
  • 1988 - Michel Auclair, French actor (b. 1922)
  • 1989 - Hirohito, Emperor of Japan (b. 1901)
  • 1990 - Bronko Nagurski, American football player (b. 1908)
  • 1992 - Richard Hunt, American puppeteer (The Muppets) (b. 1951)
  • 1995 - Murray Rothbard, American economist (b. 1926)
  • 1996 - Tarō Okamoto, Japanese avant-garde artist (b. 1911)
  • 1996 - Károly Grósz, Hungarian politician (b. 1930)
  • 1998 - Vladimir Prelog, Croatian chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1906)
  • 1998 - Owen Bradley, American record producer (b. 1915)
  • 2000 - Gary Albright, American professional wrestler (b. 1963)
  • 2002 - Jon Lee, Welsh musician (Feeder) (b. 1968)
  • 2002 - Avery Schreiber, American actor (b. 1935)
  • 2004 - Ingrid Thulin, Swedish actress (b. 1926)
  • 2005 - Pierre Daninos, French novelist (b. 1913)
  • 2005 - Eileen Desmond, Irish politician (b. 1932)
  • 2006 - Heinrich Harrer, Austrian mountaineer (b. 1912)
  • 2007 - Bobby Hamilton, NASCAR team owner (b. 1957)
  • 2007 - Magnús Magnússon, Icelandic-born television presenter (b. 1929)

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This page uses content from the English language Wikipedia. The original content was at January 7. The list of authors can be seen in the page history. As with this Familypedia wiki, the content of Wikipedia is available under the Creative Commons License.

97 Familypedia people were born on January 7

 FatherMotherAge mother at birth
William Roberts Abell (1755-1839)David Abell (1722-1781)Alice Roberts (1720-1784)
Thomas Andrew Alger (1879-1947)John Wilce Alger (1857-1931)Martha Young (1861-1944)
Elnathan Allen (1666-1735)Daniel Allen (1635-1706)Mary Wilder (c1634-)
Guy Molin Allred (1895-1954)Marvin Adelbert Allred (1849-1916)Caroline Jenson (1867-1931)
William Amos (1869-1934)William George Amos (1843-1900)Elizabeth Bryant (1843-1877)
Cornelia Appelman (1808-1857)Gerrit Appelman (1774-1853)Maartje Besseling (1775-1840)
Sarah Arndell (1796-1853)Thomas Arndell (1753-1821)Elizabeth Dalton (1766-1843)
Apollonia Bach (1788-?)Johann Georg Bach (1756-1823)Maria Magdalena Eschenbach (1759-1844)
John Bradley Baldwin (1839-1909)Loammi Baldwin (1803-1860)Charlotte Bradford (1805-1882)
William James Baldwin (1844-1908)Caleb Clark Baldwin (1817-1905)Ann Eliza Robinson (1819-1873)
Mercy Bangs (1682-)Jonathan Bangs (1640-1728)Mary Mayo (1645-1711)
Hannah Barsham (1637-1710)William Barsham (1610-1684)Annabella Bland (c1615-1683)
Elkanah Bates (1779-1841)Benjamin Bates (1749-1818)Abigail Billings (c1750-)
Judith Beaman (1670-1746)Gamaliel Beaman (1623-1658)Sarah Clark (1623-1677)
Carolyn Jeanne Bessette (1966-1999)William J. BessetteAnn Messina
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122 Familypedia people died on January 7

 FatherMotherAge at death
Samuel Adams (1760-1828)Joseph Adams (1730-1809)Abigail Perrin (1734-1807)
John Wilce Alger (1857-1931)Thomas Hancock Alger (1828-1862)Sarah Ann Edwards (1832-1903)
Francis Inman Amory (1850-1921)William Amory (1804-1888)Anna Powell Mason Sears (1813-1895)
Thomas George Anson, 2nd Earl of Lichfield (1825-1892)Thomas William Anson, 1st Earl of Lichfield (1795-1854)Louisa Catherine Philips (c1800-1879)
Amelia Jane Archer (1880-1881)Robert Archer (1848-1929)Caroline Cramp (1849-1929)
Ludwig I. von Anhalt-Köthen (1579-1650)Joachim Ernst von Anhalt-Dessau (1536-1586)Eleonore von Württemberg (1552-1618)
Jeremy Ashmore (1810-1864)
Pierre Auger (1876-1959)
Ann Avery (1843-1871)James Avery (c1814-1875)Catherine Heaslip (c1825-1904)
Francis Bailey (1872-1933)Francis Bailey (1849-1926)Ann Thompson (1848-1934)
Petrus Beerepoot (1802-1843)Tijmen Beerepoot (1774-1848)Antje Buys (1777-1814)
Anna Bemis (1714-1793)John Bemis (1686-1760)Anna Livermore (1690-1769)
Edward Blanch (c1787-1860)Robert Blanch (c1753-1831)Elizabeth Brann (1755-1791)73
Edwin Boon (1831-1909)William Boon (1803-1855)Sarah Barrett (c1805)78
Bernard Borsita von Martinitz (1603-1685)Jaroslav Borsita von Martinitz (1582-1649)Maria Eusebia von Sternberg (1584-1634)
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72 Familypedia people were first married on January 7

 FatherMotherJoined with
Dorothea Maria von Anhalt (1574-1617)Joachim Ernst von Anhalt-Dessau (1536-1586)Eleonore von Württemberg (1552-1618)Johann von Sachsen-Weimar (1570-1605)
Sarah Bass (1672-1751)John Bass (1630-1716)Ruth Alden (1643-1674)Ephraim Thayer (1670-1757)
Harriet Mary Basset (1829-1920)Arthur Davie Basset (1801-1870)Harriet Sarah Crawfurth (1806-1863)Charles Henry Williams (1834-1908)
Walter Josiah Beatie (1849-1928)Hampton Signey Beatie (1826-1887)Marion Thankful Mumford (1831-1904)Phoebe Louisa Young (1854-1931)
William Ezra Beckstead (1827-1909)Francis Beckstead (1773-1841)Catherine Lang (1794-1868)Mary Jane Winn (1828-1864) + Dolores Garcia (1846-1913) + Mary Elizabeth Calkins (1830-1864)
Francisco Brillantes (1892-1981)Aquilino BrillantesFrancisca Pelagio y VillaruelJosefina Madrid (1902-1976)
Antje Broersen (1743-?)Simon Broersen (1713-1774)Trijntje Wortelaar (1720-?)Klaas Jonker (1739-)
Joseph Fabyan Carter (1798-1873)Ezra Carter (1773-1868)Sarah Fabyan (1775-1845)Rhoda Milliken (1795-1855)
Joshua Coit (1758-1798)Joseph Coit (1698-1787)Lydia Lathrop (1718-1794)Ann Borradil Hallam (1763-1844)
Elisha Cook (1678-1737)Elisha Cooke (1637-1715)Elizabeth Leverett (1651-1685)Jane Middlecott (1682-1743)
Emeline Cummins (1838-1903)Charles Cummins (1800-1880)Sarah Miller (1800-1871)Green Lee Gore (1831-1899)
Mary Anne Curzon-Howe (1848-1929)Richard William Penn Curzon, 1st Earl Howe (1796-1870)Anne Gore (1817-1877)James Hamilton, 2nd Duke of Abercorn (1838-1913)
Alfred Davis (1863-1942)Peter Davis (1826-1911)Mary Cox (1830-1890)Fredericka Sophia Davis (1872-1937)
Ralph Curtis Duckett (1900-1991)Parke Curtis Duckett (1876-1911)Mary Ethel Dougherty (1876-1959)Julia Gertrude Pierce (1901-1988)
Charles Filliettaz (1909-c1990)Zsófia Horthy (1928-2004)
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