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 anti-apartheid activist, politician and wife of Oliver Tambo, dies at 77
  • Kirka Babitzin, Finnish singer (b. 1950)
  • Lee Bergere, American actor (Star Trek, Soap, Dynasty), dies at 82
  • Molly Ivins, American political columnist and author, dies at 62