On This Day

What Happened on January 12, 2007

Historical Events

  • Comet McNaught reaches perihelion becoming the brightest comet in more than 40 years.

Famous Deaths

  • Alice Coltrane [née McLeod], American jazz harp, piano, and organ player (Journey in Satchidananda) dies of respiratory failure at 69
  • Sir James Killen, Australian politician (b. 1925)
2007 Highlights

About January 12, 2007

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 15 years, 4 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Capricorn

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Irreplaceable - Beyonce
  • UK #1 Song: A Moment Like This - Leona Lewis