75 Years Ago—Jan. 7, 1943: Churchill agrees to release Gandhi from prison due to his hunger strike.
African-American opera singer Marian Anderson performs in Constitution Hall after having been denied permission to sing there in 1939.
First American Red Cross Aeroclub opens at a US Eighth Air Force air base in England.
Nikola Tesla, the inventor of the AC electrical system, dies in New York City, age 86.