What Happened on January 7, 2015

Historical Events

People's Choice Awards

41st People's Choice Awards: Robert Downey & Jennifer Lawrence win (movie star), Patrick Dempsey, Ellen Pomero (TV dramatic)

  • A car bomb explodes in Sana'a, the capital of Yemen, killing 38 people and injuring more than 63

Historic Event

Terrorist attack on the offices of satirical newspaper "Charlie Hebdo" in Paris kills 12 (including Jean Cabut and Stéphane Charbonnier), injures 11


Famous Deaths

  • Jean Cabut [Cabu], French caricaturist (Charlie Hebdo), killed in terrorist attack on Charlie Hebdo's office in Paris at 76

Rod TaylorRod Taylor (1930-2015)

Australian actor (The Birds, Time Machine), dies at 84

Stéphane CharbonnierStéphane Charbonnier (1967-2015)

French cartoonist and editor of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, dies in a terrorist attack at 47

  • Tadeusz Konwicki, Polish writer (Bohin Manor) and film director, dies at 88
2015 Highlights

About January 7, 2015

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 8 years and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Capricorn

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