On This Day

What Happened on January 7, 2017

Historical Events

  • Hopman Cup Tennis, Perth: French pair Kristina Mladenovic & Richard Gasquet beat Americans Coco Vandeweghe & Jack Sock 4-1, 4-3 to clinch 2-1 win; 2nd French title

Famous Deaths


Person of interestMário Soares

Mário Soares, 17th President of Portugal (1986-96) and Prime Minister (1976-78 and 1983-85), dies after falling into a coma at 92

President of Portugal Mário Soares
President of Portugal
Mário Soares

2017 Highlights

About January 7, 2017

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 3 years, 6 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Capricorn