On This Day

What Happened on January 7, 2013

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • College Football, 15th BCS National Championship, Sun Life Stadium, Miami Gardens: #2 Alabama beats #1 Notre Dame, 42-14

Sport awardFootball Awards

FIFA Ballon d'Or: Barcelona forward Lionel Messi wins award for a record 4th consecutive year; US forward Abby Wambach wins women's award

Football Star Lionel Messi
Football Star
Lionel Messi
Soccer Player Abby Wambach
Soccer Player
Abby Wambach

Famous Deaths

  • Fred L. Turner, American businessman (CEO of McDonalds, 1977-2004), dies from complications of pneumonia at 80