Here’s a look at what happened on this day, 07 January, throughout history. We remember the news, events, and people that influenced the course of history forever.
ON THIS DAY: 07 JANUARY
2015 | A car bomb exploded outside a police academy in the Yemeni capital Sana’a with at least 38 people reported dead and more than 63 injured.
2012 | New Zealand’s worst air accident of a hot air balloon burst into flames near Carterton killed all 11 people on board.
2015 | Twelve people were shot dead and wounding 11 others by two gunmen at the offices of Charlie Hebdo in Paris, in an apparent militant Islamist attack.
1999 | On this day, the impeachment trial of the U.S. President Bill Clinton, 42nd president of the U.S began in the Senate.
1927 | For the first time on this day, the AT & T Company established the first transatlantic telephone service from New York City to London.
1782 | The Bank of North America was opened as an American commercial bank and the only commercial bank for that time in the U.S.
1983 | American golfer, Natalie Gulbis.
1992 | New Zealand rugby league player, Tohu Harris.
1988 | South Korean actress, Lim Ju-eun.
1980 | American singer-songwriter, producer, and actor, Ivan Moody.
1979 | American musician and philanthropist, Aloe Blacc.
ON THIS DAY: DEATHS
1986 | Mexican author, screenwriter, and photographer, Juan Rulfo, 69.
2015 | American sergeant, lawyer, and politician, 28th Governor of West Virginia, Arch A. Moore Jr., 92.
2012 | British-born American child actor, journalist, and pundit , Tony Blankley, 64.
2004 | Swedish actress, Ingrid Thulin, 78.
2015 | Indian-Singaporean lawyer, Subhas Anandan, 68.
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1989 | On this day, Coventry City lost 2-1 over Sutton United, two years after winning the FA Cup.
2011 | Ed Sheeran released his final independent EP, No.5 Collaborations Project, in the UK.
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