January 7, 1957 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • Algerian militant and National Liberation Front member Djamila Bouhired sets off a bomb in an Algiers cafe killing 11 civilians, precipitating the Battle of Algiers

Birthdays in History

  • Katie Couric, [Katherine], TV news host (Today), born in Arlington, Virginia
  • Nicholson Baker, American novelist