January 7th: What is special about this date?

January 7th marks the 7th day of the Gregorian calendar year. There are 358 days remaining until the end of the year (or 359 days in case of leap years). Discover famous birthdays on January 7th, celebrities died on this date, the zodiac sign associated to January 7th and what happened on January 7th in history. On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about January 7th.


January 7th: what famous birthdays are on this date?

On January 7th there are the following famous birthdays:

  • Jeremy Renner
    Jeremy Renner (1971)

    American actor, singer, film producer.

  • Mj Rodriguez
    Mj Rodriguez (1991)

    Mj Rodriguez is an American actress known for her role as Blanca Evangelista in the FX drama series Pose, for which she received critical...

  • Irrfan Khan
    Irrfan Khan (1967)

    Irrfan khan was an indian actor known for his versatile and impactful performances in both bollywood and hollywood films.

  • Nicolas Cage
    Nicolas Cage (1964)

    American actor, noted family.

  • Bipasha Basu
    Bipasha Basu (1979)

    Bipasha basu is an indian movie actress known for her work in bollywood films and for her roles in horror and thriller movies.

  • Lewis Hamilton
    Lewis Hamilton (1985)

    British formula one driver and champion, he has won three times the f1 world championship.

  • Lauren Cohan
    Lauren Cohan (1982)

    Lauren cohan is a british-american actress known for her role as maggie greene on the tv show the walking dead.

  • Erin Gray
    Erin Gray (1950)

    American actress.

  • Sammo Hung
    Sammo Hung (1952)

    Hong kong actor, director, producer, and martial artist.

  • Haley Bennett
    Haley Bennett (1988)

    Haley Bennett is an American actress known for her roles in movies like The Girl on the Train and The Magnificent Seven.

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January 7th: who died on this date?

On January 7th the following celebrities died:

  • Ingrid Thulin
    Ingrid Thulin (2004)

    Ingrid thulin was a swedish actress known for her work in ingmar bergman's films, including the silence and winter light.

  • Rod Taylor
    Rod Taylor (2015)

    Australian-american actor and screenwriter (d. 2015).

  • Trevor Howard
    Trevor Howard (1988)

    English actor (born 1913).

  • Vittorio Mezzogiorno
    Vittorio Mezzogiorno (1994)

    Actor (cafe express) dies at 52 from heart failure.

  • Detroit Tesla (1943)

    Known for contributions to the development of alternating current electricity supply system.

  • Nicolis Tesla (1943)

    Known for his contributions to the design of the modern alternating current electricity supply system.

  • Awesome Tesla (1943)

    Innovative inventor and electrical engineer who contributed to the development of modern electricity.

  • See all famous people who died on January 7th


January 7th: what zodiac sign is associated with this date?

On January 7th, the zodiac sign associated with this date is Capricorn according to the Western Zodiac.

Capricorn zodiac sign

January 7th: what is special about the Capricorn sign?

The Capricorn sign encompasses people born between December 22nd and January 19th.

You can discover Capricorn's personality traits and attitude and Capricorn's most and least compatible signs.

If you're a Capricorn born in January discover why January born are so special.


January 7th: what happened on this date in history?

Here's what happened on January 7th in history:

  • Jan 7, 1910: Stanley Cup: Ottawa Senators sweep Galt (Ont) in 2 games
  • Jan 7, 1911: Dutch Scouts Organization established in Amsterdam.
  • Jan 7, 1942: WW II siege of Bataan starts
  • Jan 7, 1944: US Air Force announces production of first US jet fighter, the Bell P-59.
  • Jan 7, 1950: Happy as Larry closes at Coronet Theater NYC after 3 performances
  • Jan 7, 1959: The United States recognizes the new Cuban government of Fidel Castro.
  • Jan 7, 1993: The Winter Consumer Electronics Show is held in Las Vegas, Nevada. 3DO announces a CD-based entertainment platform, developed by Electronic Arts, Time Warner, Matsushita, and Kleiner Perkins.
  • Jan 7, 1999: For the first time since the 1868 impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson, the trial of President Clinton begins in the Senate.
  • Jan 7, 2004: The Bush administration in the United States proposes major immigration reform, including the creation of a temporary worker program, and the legalization of both illegal and non-immigrant workers for renewable three year periods.
  • Jan 7, 2010: The Guardian newspaper's claims that China tried to "hijack the Copenhagen summit's Accord with China, the Xinhua news agency responded by claiming that Wen Jiabao, the Chinese premier, was not invited to secret US talks on December 17.
  • Jan 7, 2011: A suicide bomber killed 17 people in Kandahar province in Afghanistan and left at least 20 other victims in the public bathhouse. The Taliban claimed responsibility.
  • Jan 7, 2014: Conflict between the Syrian opposition-Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant: Both belligerents execute dozens of combatants.

What day of the year is January 7th?

January 7th marks the 7th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar.

There are 358 days remaining until the end of the year (or 359 days in case of leap years).

January 7th is the 7th day of the month of January.