On This Day

What Happened on January 5, 2007

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Bill Cowher resigns as head coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers

NFL Head Coach Bill Cowher
NFL Head Coach
Bill Cowher
  • Hopman Cup Tennis, Perth: Dmitry Tursunov beats Spaniard Tommy Robredo 6-4, 7-5 to give Russia an unassailable 2-0 lead, and first title

Famous Deaths

  • Chih Ree Sun, Chinese-American physicist and poet (b. 1923)

Person of interestMomofuku Ando

Momofuku Ando, Taiwanese-Japanese inventor of instant noodles and cup noodles, dies of heart failure at 96

Inventor of Instant Noodles Momofuku Ando
Inventor of Instant Noodles
Momofuku Ando