January 7: Day of the Week
January 7, 2019 was the 7th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 358 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Monday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Getsuyōbi.
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Here’s the January calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
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.
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January 7 Historical Event(s)
- 1598Boris Godunov becomes Czar of Russia.
- 1931Guy 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.
- 1935Benito Mussolini and French Foreign minister Pierre Laval sign the Franco-Italian Agreement.
- 1948Kentucky Air National Guard pilot Thomas Mantell crashes while in pursuit of a supposed UFO.
- 1954Georgetown-IBM experiment: the first public demonstration of a machine translation system, is held in New York at the head office of IBM.
- 1980President Jimmy Carter authorizes legislation giving $1.5 billion in loans to bail out the Chrysler Corporation.
- 1991Roger Lafontant, former leader of the Tonton Macoutes in Haiti under François Duvalier, attempts a coup d'état, which ends in his arrest.
- 1993Bosnian War: The Bosnian Army executes a surprise attack on the village of Kravica in Srebrenica.
- 1993The Fourth Republic of Ghana is inaugurated with Jerry Rawlings as President.
- 2010Muslim gunmen open fire on a crowd of Coptic Christians leaving church after celebrating a midnight Christmas mass, killing eight of them as well as one Muslim bystander.
Who were born on January 7?
- 1502Pope Gregory XIII (d. 1585)
- 1647Wilhelm Ludwig, Duke of Württemberg (d. 1677)
- 1932Joe Berinson, Australian politician
- 1942Jim Lefebvre, American baseball player and manager
- 1945Raila Odinga, Prime Minister of Kenya
- 1981Alex Auld, Canadian ice hockey player
- 1987Jimmy Smith, English footballer
- 1988Robert Sheehan, Irish actor
- 1989Emiliano Insúa, Argentine footballer
- 1990Liam Aiken, American actor
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