On This Day

What Happened on January 19, 2007

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Armenian Journalist Hrant Dink assassinated in front of his newspaper's office by 17 year old Turkish ultranationalist Og√ľn Samast.

Famous Deaths

  • Denny Doherty, Canadian singer (The Mamas and the Papas) (b. 1940)
  • Hrant Dink, Turkish-Armenian newspaper editor (b. 1954)
  • Murat Nasyrov, Russian singer and composer, dies at 37
  • Scott "Bam Bam" Bigelow, American professional wrestler, dies of a drug overdose at 45