What Happened on January 31, 2007

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

  • (Kirill) "Kirka" Babitzin, Finnish pop-rock singer ("Hetki Ly√∂" (Beat the Clock)), dies at 56
  • Adelaide Tambo, South African anti-apartheid activist, politician and wife of Oliver Tambo, dies at 77
  • Lee Bergere, American actor (Star Trek, Soap, Dynasty), dies at 82
  • Molly Ivins, American political columnist and author, dies at 62
2007 Highlights

About January 31, 2007

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 16 years, 3 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Irreplaceable - Beyonce
  • UK #1 Song: Grace Kelly - Mika