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Top 10 January 7 facts that will blow your mind.

  1. The norovirus on "Oasis of the Seas" in January 2019 infected 592 (or 7%) of the passengers–one of the worst outbreaks on a cruise ship ever. With hundreds quarantined in their cabins, the cruise ship returned back to Florida early & all passengers were reimbursed for their failed vacation.

  2. Exactly 70 years ago, on 27 January 1945, 60th Army First Ukrainian Front soldiers opened the gates of Auschwitz Concentration Camp, liberating the remaining 7,000 prisoners, mostly ill and dying. In 2005 the United Nations declared 27 January as International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

  3. Although the band existed through several different incarnations (the blue velvets and the golliwogs), Creedance Clearwater Revival was only a band for 5 years, releasing 7 studio albums during that time, 5 of which were released in just 23 months between January of 1969 and December of 1970?

  4. The original plans for the Sydney Opera House projected a cost of $7 million and completion date of 26 January 1963. It was finished in 1973, ten years late, and at a cost of $102 million, some 1,500% over budget.

  5. On January 8th, 1815 he led 5,000 soldiers in New Orleans and defeated 7,500 British soldiers. For this victory he received a gold medal and was named a national hero.

  6. On April 7, 1966, the US government recovered a hydrogen bomb off the coast of Spain that had been lost on January 17, 1966 in a plane accident where a B-52 bomber crashed into a KC-135 jet tanker. The Pentagon admits to at least 12 incidents like this one.

  7. Pregnancy lasts 7 to 8 weeks and ends with 1 to 6 babies (cubs). Most babies are born between January and March. Cubs spend first 8 weeks of their life inside a sett. Young badgers reach sexual maturity at the age of 12 to 18 months.

  8. It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia is releasing a book on January 6, 2015, and is entitled "The Gang Writes a Self-Help Book: The 7 Secrets of Awakening the Highly Effective Four-Hour Giant, Today"

  9. Ganymede was discovered by Galileo Galilei on January 7, 1610. It was named for the mythical Greek son of a King who was carried to the sky by Zeus posing as an eagle. Ganymede became the cupbearer of the Olympian gods.

  10. Puerto Princesa Underground River was designated as one of the New 7 Wonders of Nature on January 28, 2012.

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Hirohito died on January 7, 1989 of cancer at the age of eighty-seven.

Marian Anderson became the first African American to sing at New York's Metropolitan Opera on January 7, 1955.

From 1 January until 7 March 1974 the UK Government instituted the Three-Day Week which limited commercial users of electricity to three specified consecutive days' consumption each week and prohibited them from working longer hours

In January 2012, Google's Webspam team penalized the Chrome Browser's homepage for manipulating PageRank with purchased blog posts. The penalty dropped Chrome's homepage's PageRank from 9 to 7 and knocked Chrome off of the first page for important keywords such as "browser."

The band Phish hosted the largest millennium eve concert in the world, playing 7 hours straight into January 1st, the year 2000, with 85,000 people in attendance.

Mantell UFO incident: January 7, 1948 a National Guard Pilot crashed and died chasing a 200 ft white circular onject traveling at speeds of up to 500 MPH. Four P-51 Mustangs of the Kentucky Air National Guard gave chase.