This was 7th day of the year and 358 days remained in the year.

January 7 Birthdays

Millard Fillmore
1800–1874, 13th United States President.

St. Bernadette
saint (1844)

Francis Poulenc
composer and pianist (1899)

Zora Neale Hurston
author (1901)

Charles Addams
cartoonist (1912)

David Caruso
actor (1956)

Katie Couric
broadcast journalist (1957)

Nicolas Cage
actor (1964)

January 7 in History


Fanny Farmer published her first cookbook.


Transatlantic commercial telephone service began between New York and London.


Harry Truman announced that the U.S. had developed the hydrogen bomb.


Marian Anderson made her Metropolitan Opera debut.


Vietnamese forces captured the Cambodian capital of Phnom Penh, overthrowing Pol Pot's Khmer Rouge government.


Japan's Emperor Hirohito died.


The impeachment trial of President William Clinton began in the Senate.

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