What Happened on January 7, 1942

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • WW II siege of Bataan starts

Famous Birthdays

  • Vasiliy Ivanovich Alekseyev, USSR, weightlifter (Olympic-gold-72, 76)

Famous Deaths

  • Henry, Count of Baillet-Latour, President of IOC (1925-42), dies at 63