On This Day

What Happened in January 2007 (Part 2)

Historical Events


Famous Weddings


Famous Deaths

  • Jan 28 Sterling Lanier, American writer (Hiero's Journey), dies at 79
  • 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)

Sidney 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

  • Jan 30 Max Lanier, American baseball pitcher (MLB All Star 1943-44; World Series 1942, 44; St. Louis Cardinals), dies at 91
  • Jan 31 (Kirill) "Kirka" Babitzin, Finnish pop-rock singer ("Hetki Ly√∂" (Beat the Clock)), dies at 56
  • 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