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Saturday January 7, 2017

January 7: Day of the Week

January 7, 2017 was the 7th day of the year 2017 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 358 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Saturday.

If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is sábado.

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Here’s the January calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Capricorn is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Garnet is the modern birthstone for this month. Emerald is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

January 7 Historical Event(s)

  • 1782
    The first American commercial bank, the Bank of North America, opens.
  • 1894
    William Kennedy Dickson receives a patent for motion picture film.
  • 1919
    Montenegrin guerrilla fighters rebel against the planned annexation of Montenegro by Serbia, but fail.
  • 1922
    Dáil Éireann ratifies the Anglo-Irish Treaty by a 64-57 vote.
  • 1931
    Guy Menzies flies the first solo non-stop trans-Tasman flight (from Australia to New Zealand) in 11 hours and 45 minutes, crash-landing on New Zealand’s west coast.
  • 1935
    Benito Mussolini and French Foreign minister Pierre Laval sign the Franco-Italian Agreement.
  • 1954
    Georgetown-IBM experiment: the first public demonstration of a machine translation system, is held in New York at the head office of IBM.
  • 1960
    The Polaris missile is test launched.
  • 1980
    President Jimmy Carter authorizes legislation giving $1.5 billion in loans to bail out the Chrysler Corporation.
  • 1993
    The Fourth Republic of Ghana is inaugurated with Jerry Rawlings as President.

Who were born on January 7?

  • 1888
    Vera de Bosset, Russian artist, wife of Igor Stravinsky (d. 1982)
  • 1899
    Francis Poulenc, French composer (d. 1963)
  • 1903
    Alan Napier, English actor (d. 1988)
  • 1929
    Terry Moore, American actress
  • 1934
    Jean Corbeil, Canadian politician (d. 2002)
  • 1950
    Juan Gabriel, Mexican singer-songwriter
  • 1978
    Jean Charles de Menezes, Brazilian shooting victim (d. 2005)
  • 1981
    Alex Auld, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1983
    Edwin Encarnación, Dominican baseball player (raised in Puerto Rico)
  • 1985
    Lewis Hamilton, English F1 racing driver

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