What Happened on January 31, 2007

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Suspects are arrested in Birmingham in the UK, accused of plotting the kidnap, holding and eventual beheading of a serving Muslim British soldier in Iraq.

Famous Deaths

  • Adelaide Tambo, South African activist and wife of Oliver Tambo (b. 1929)
  • Kirka Babitzin, Finnish singer (b. 1950)
  • Lee Bergere, American actor (b. 1924)
  • Molly Ivins, American political columnist and author (b. 1944)