On This Day

What Happened in January 2007 (Part 2)

Historical Events


Famous Weddings


Famous Deaths

  • Jan 28 Emma Tillman, the world's oldest living person from January 24-28, 2007 (b. 1892)
  • Jan 29 Barbaro, American thoroughbred racehorse (b. 2003)
  • Jan 29 Dia Abdul Zahra Kadim, Iraqi extremist leader (b. 1970)
  • Jan 30 Nikos Kourkoulos, Greek actor and artistic director (b. 1934)

Person of interestSidney Sheldon

Jan 30 Sidney Sheldon, American novelist and playwright (Master of the Game, Bloodline, The Bachelor and the Bobby Soxer), dies of pneumonia at 89

Novelist Sidney Sheldon
Novelist
Sidney Sheldon
  • Jan 30 Max Lanier, American baseball pitcher (MLB All Star 1943-44; World Series 1942, 44; St. Louis Cardinals), dies at 91
  • Jan 31 Kirka Babitzin, Finnish singer (b. 1950)
  • Jan 31 Molly Ivins, American political columnist and author, dies at 62
  • Jan 31 Lee Bergere, American actor (Star Trek, Soap, Dynasty), dies at 82
  • Jan 31 Adelaide Tambo, South African anti-apartheid activist, politician and wife of Oliver Tambo, dies at 77