What Happened on January 7, 2012

Historical Events

  • Hopman Cup Tennis, Perth: Tomáš Berdych beats Frenchman Richard Gasquet 7-6, 6-4 for an unassailable 2-0 lead; 2nd title for Czech Republic
  • Hot air balloon crashes in Carterton, New Zealand, killing 11

Famous Birthdays

  • Blue Ivy Carter, American daughter of Beyoncé and Jay-Z, born in New York City

Famous Weddings

  • Lady A (formerly Antebellum) singer-songwriter Hillary Scott (26) weds drummer Chris Tyrrell (25) at the Appel Inn near Albany, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Ibrahim Aslan, Egyptian author, dies from heart failure at 77
2012 Highlights

About January 7, 2012

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 11 years and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Capricorn

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Sexy And I Know It - LMFAO
  • UK #1 Song: Paradise - Coldplay