January, 7

January 7 is the 7th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. It 358 days before the end of the year (359 jours si année bissextile).


There is no celebration for this day!


Attack against Charlie Hebdo

(January, 7 2015)
Around 11:30 two individuals armed with Kalashnikovs are presented to 10th Street Nicolas Apperet in Paris. On the ground floor of the building, they ask where local Charlie Hebdo is located two cleaners and slaughter a (Frédéric Boisseau). Under threat is the designer Coco that will ...

Death of Nikola Tesla

(January, 7 1943)
Nikola Tesla was born in Croatia July 10, 1856, is one of the greatest geniuses of the most prolific inventors. Electricity specialist, he discovered alternating current and deposit more than 700 patents. He died in New York.

First transatlantic telephone call between New York and London

(January, 7 1927)
Cables crossing the Atlantic Ocean allow call between the new and the old continent.

Victor Hugo was elected to the French Academy

(January, 7 1841)
With 17 votes out of 32, Victor Hugo was elected to the French Academy at the age of 39 years. It replaces Népomucène Lemercier and 14 in the chair.

The first crossing of the Channel by air

(January, 7 1785)
Jean-Pierre Blanchard et John Jefferies take off at 13:15 Dover Castle on a balloon filled with hydrogen. The trip ends in the forest of Guines around 15:30. The Dessaux master record will formalize the feat.


There is no saying for this day!


Sign of the Zodiac: 17th day of the astrological sign of Capricorn.