On This Day

What Happened on January 3, 2007

Historical Events

  • 73rd Sugar Bowl: #4 LSU beats #11 Notre Dame, 41-14
  • High profile Miami Dolphins NFL head coach Nick Saban resigns after agreeing to return to college football and take head coaching job at Alabama
  • National Express has its worst ever coach crash just outside Heathrow Airport.

Famous Deaths

  • Earl Reibel, Canadian ice hockey forward Detroit Red Wings (b. 1930)
  • Janos Furst, Hungarian orchestral conductor (b. 1935)
  • Michael Yeats, Irish Fianna Fáil senator 1961-1981 and son of W.B. Yeats (b. 1921)
  • Sir Cecil Walker, Ulster Unionist Member of Parliament for North Belfast 1983-2001 (b. 1924)
  • William Verity Jr., United States Secretary of Commerce 1987-1989 (b. 1917)
2007 Highlights

About January 3, 2007

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 15 years and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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