• 1761 – Afghan ruler Ahmad Shah Abdali defeated Marathas in the third battle of Panipat.
  • 1789 – The American public voted to cast George Washington as the country’s first president.
  • 1797 – Italy embraces its current national flag.
  • 1859 – In the matter of involvement in the Sepoy Rebellion, the hearing began against Mughal Emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar II (II).
  • 1890 – William B. Parvis received a patent for the Fountain Pen invention.
  • 1894 – William Kennedy Dickson found a patent for motion picture.
  • 1927 – The first trans-Atlantic business telephone service started between New York and London.
  • 1929 – Mother Teresa started work in Calcutta (now Calcutta) between poor and diseased people.
  • 1953 – American President Harry Truman announces the creation of hydrogen bombs.
  • 1959 – United States recognizes Fidel Castro’s new government in Cuba.
  • 1972 – 108 passengers die, including six crew members in plane crash in Ibiza region of Spain.
  • 1979 – Dictatorship of this country escapes after the Vietnam army invaded Cambodia. The new government came under the leadership of Hung Samaritan.
  • 1980 – Three years after the Emergency, Indira Gandhi returned to power with a heavy majority.
  • 1984 – Brunei, the organization of South-East Asian Nations, becomes the sixth member of ‘Aashen’.
  • 1986 – US Secretary of State Ronald Reagan announced a fiscal ban against Libya.
  • 1986 – In the Cena desert jungle of Egypt, this country’s Border Security Force personnel, Solomon Kumar Khattir was assassinated.
  • 1987 – Kapildev completes three hundred wickets in Test cricket.
  • 1987 – Kapil Dev completes three hundred wickets in Test cricket.
  • 1989 – Japan’s emperor Hirohito’s death, Akihito declared as new emperor.
  • 1990 – For the first time in the last 800 years, Pisa’s bent minaret was closed to the audience.
  • 999 – Imprisonment proceedings against U.S. President Bill Clinton.
  • 2000 – Ten thousand Muslims in Jakarta (Indonesia) announced the jehad against Christians in the Molukas Islands.
  • 2003 – Japan announces 90 million dollar aid to India for help in development work
  • 2008 – President Pratibha Patil administers Vinod Rai as the Comptroller and Auditor General.
  • 2008 – India and Malaysia agree to increase cooperation in the defense sector, including training of Air Force pilots and warships personnel.
  • 2008 – Nell Mikhay Sasak Willy was re-elected President of the country in Georgia.
  • 2009 – Ramanganam Raju, chairman of IT company Satyam, resigned from his post.
  • 2010 – A 22-hour-long encounter between terrorists and security forces hidden in a hotel on Srinagar’s historic Lal Chowk in Jammu and Kashmir ended with the death of two terrorists.
  • 2015 – Two gunmen in Paris attacked the office of ‘Charlie Abdo’ magazine, in which 12 people died and 11 others were injured.
  • 2015 – 38 people killed and more than 63 injured in car bomb blast outside a police college in Yemen’s capital Sana.

Born on 7th January

  • 1851 – George Abraham Greerson – Famous Historian, English Literature and Investigator.
  • 1893 – Janki Devi was a staunch supporter of the Bajaj-Gandhian lifestyle.
  • 1922 – Pierre Rampal, French flute player.
  • 1948 – Shobhaa De, Indian author 1
  • 950 – Shanta Sinha – Internationally anti-child labor activist is an Indian worker.
  • 1950 – Johnny Lever – comedian of Hindi films.
  • 1957 – Reena Roy – Actress of Hindi films.
  • 1961 – Supriya Pathak, Indian actress.
  • 1967 – Irfan Khan, who was born again in Hindi cinema, was born.
  • 1979 – Bipasha Basu – An Actress in Hindi Movies
  • 1981 – Krishnan Shashikiran – India’s known chess player

Died on 7th January

  • 1966 – Bimal Roy – A great film director of Hindi films
  • 1943 – Famous American Serbian inventor Nicola Tesla, father of Wi-Fi died
  • 2017 – Mario Soares – Former President of Portugal

Important Events and Festivals of January 7

  • Rajim Bhaktin Mata Jayanti
  • Social activist Shanta Sinha Jayanti

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