January 7, 2015 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • A car bomb explodes in Sana'a, the capital of Yemen, killing 38 people and injuring more than 63

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Terrorist attack on the offices of satirical newspaper "Charlie Hebdo" in Paris kills 12 (including Jean Cabut and Stéphane Charbonnier), injures 11

Deaths in History

  • Jean Cabut [Cabu], French caricaturist (Charlie Hebdo), killed in terrorist attack on Charlie Hebdo's office in Paris at 76

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Stéphane Charbonnier [Charb], French cartoonist and editor of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, dies in a terrorist attack at 47