On This Day

What Happened on January 5, 2007

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

2007 Highlights

About January 5, 2007

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 13 years, 6 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Capricorn