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Significant January
January Flower of the monthCarnation, Snowdrop.
Zodiac Signs:  Capricorn / The Goat / Dec. 22 - Jan. 19 - Aquarius Jan. 20 thru Feb 20
The name for the Moon in  January is called Old Moon, Moon after Yule, Storm Moon.
The Full Moon: Find out when it's a Full Moon in January.
January Birthstone:  Garnet - Meaning: Constancy

Significant January around the world
New Year's Day – January 1
Independence Day in Haiti - January 1
Handsel Monday in Scotland and northern England – First Monday
Three Wise Men Day in Latin America - January 6
Ukrainian New Year's Eve, also known as Svyat Vechir - January 6
Coptic Christmas – January 7
Plough Sunday in Scotland and northern England – Sunday after January 6
Coming of Age Day (成人の日, Seijin no hi?) in Japan – Second Monday
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in the United States – Third Monday
Australia Day in Australia – January 26
Republic Day in India – January 26
Makara Sankranthi (Festival of Harvest) in India – January 14
Auckland Anniversary in Auckland, New Zealand – Monday closest to January 29
Burns night in Scotland - January 25
The uniting of Moldavia and Wallachia under the same ruler in 1859, Romania - January 24
January has become known  as Change Your Profile Picture To A Muppet month for Facebook          users.

National Hobby Month
National Eye Health Care
National Staying Healthy Month
National Book Month
National Volunteer Blood Donor Month
March of Dimes Birth Defects Prevention Month
Volunteer Blood Donor Month
Celebration of Life Month
It's OK to be Different Month
Clean Up Your Computer Month
Personal Self-Defense Month
Reaching Your Potential Month
National Letter Writing Month
International Printing Month
National High-Tech
Celebrate the Past Month
Blended Family Month

Food Holidays
Prune Breakfast Month - National Soup Month
Candy Month - Diet Month - National Hot Tea Month
Bread Machine Baking Month - National Oatmeal Month
Fat Free Living Month - Coffee Gourmet International Month
See all January Food Holidays here

Movable Holidays
Martin Luther King Jr. Day: observed on the third Monday of January-
FruitCake Toss Day: contests held on different dates-
World Religion Day (3rd Sunday in January)


Week One
Celebration of Life Week
Lose Weight, Feel Great Week

Week Two
Universal Letter Writing Week
National Thank-Your-Customers Week
School Crossing Guard Week -- Thank a guard in your neighborhood
"Someday We'll Laugh About This" Week
Law Enforcement Training Week

Week Three
Special Education Week
Cuckoo Dancing Week -- Dance to different music
National Fresh Squeeze Juice Days
Healthy Weight Week

Week Four
Catholic Schools Week (24 thru 30)
National Meat Week
Kiss A Shark Week
Hot Air Balloon Week
National Glaucoma Week

ITS NATIONAL DAY OF? Day-Long Observances
January 1
Z Day
First Foot Day
New Year's Day
Bad Hangover Day
Universal Hour of Peace
Betsy Ross's Birthday (Born 1752)
Paul Revere's Birthday (Born Ja, n 11735)
Beanie Babies Introduced (Jan 1, 1994)
Australian Commonwealth Anniversary
National Environmental Policy Act Established (Jan 1, 1970)
U.S. Bowling Day (First Bowling Match occured in 1840)
Ellis Island Birthday /Opened  (Jan 1, 1892)
New Year's Dishonor List Day

January 2
Swiss Cheese Day
Science Fiction Day
Happy Mew Year for Cats Day
Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy Day
Boo Boo Bear's Birthday (Yogi Bear's Friend)
  National Science Fiction Day - Night Vision was created
Jacob Grimm's Birthday (one of the Grimm Brothers) Jan 2, 1785

January 3
Women Rock! Day
Festival Of Sleep Day
National Write to Congress Day
Humiliation Day - actual date varies
National Chocolate Covered Cherry Day
Spirit Robotic Rover Lands on Mars  (Jan 3, 2004)
Brooklyn Bridge Birthday (Construction Began in 1870)
Drinking Straw's Birthday (Patented in 1888)
Alaska Admitted as 49th U.S. State  (Jan 3, 1959)
J.R.R. Tolkien's Birthday  (Jan 3, 1892)

January 4
Trivia Day
Blender Created
Earth at Perihelion
Free Flower Basket Day
Isaac Newton's Birthday
Roller Skates Birthday (1863)
Louis Braille's Birthday (Born 1809)
Jakob Grimm's Birthday (Born 1785)
Sir Isaac Newton's Birthday (Jan 4, 1643)
Appendectomy Day (1885 First Appendectomy preformed)

January 5
National Bird Day
FM Radio Birthday (1940)
Bozo the Clown's Birthday
National Second Hand Wardrobe Day

January 6
Bean Day
Pepe Le Pew's Birthday
Sherlock Holme's Birthday
Epiphany or Twelfth Night
Schoolhouse Rock Birthday (1973)
National Smith Day - Traditional to give everyone with the name of Smith a hug on this day.

January 7
Old Rock Day
Fruitcake Toss Day
I'm not going to take it anymore day!
Organize your home day -- Clean out those closets!!!

January 8
Bubble Bath Day
National Joy Germ Day
Midwife or Women's Day
National English Toffee Day
Show and Tell Day at Work
Milk Carton Birthday (1929)
National Show and Tell Day
Elvis Presley's Birthday (Jan 8, 1935)
War On Poverty Anniversary (Jan 8, 1964)

January 9
Word Nerd Day
Organize Your Home Day
Aviation in America Day
National Clean Off Your Desk Day

January 10
Peculiar People Day
Jeep Grand Cherokee Birthday
National Cut Your Energy Costs Day
First Meeting of United Nations (1946)

January 11
Secret Pal Day
International Thank You Day
Step in a Puddle and Splash Your Friend Day
Milk Day -- Milk bottles delivered for first time in 1878.

January 12
National Pharmacist Day
National Handwriting Day - John Hancock's Birthday

January 13
Sesame Street Rubber Duckie's Birthday
Make Your Dreams Come True Day
Blame Somebody Else Day
International Skeptics Day

January 14
Ratification Day
Penguin Awareness Day
National Dress Up Your Pet Day
National Clean off your Desk Day
Bald Eagle Appreciation Days
C-Section Birthday (First Seccussful Operation 1794)

January 15
World Religion Day
National Humanitarian Day
Champion of the Month Day
Elementary School Teacher Day
Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday
National Fresh Squeezed Juice Day
Wilson "Snowflake" Bentley's First Snowflake Photograph Jan 15, 1885

January 16
National Nothing Day
National Religious Freedom Day
International Hot & Spicy Food Day
Dr. Dian Fossey's Birthday (Jan 16, 1932)

January 17
Judgement Day
Customer Service Day
Ben Franklin Day: Ben Franklin's Birthday (Born 1706)
Popeye's Birthday (started 1929)
Rid The World of Fad Diet and Gimmicks Day
Operation Desert Storm (Jan 17, 1991)

January 18
Maintenance Day
Winnie-the-Pooh Day/Author: A. A. Milne Birthday 1882

January 19
Hat Day
Tin Can Day
New Friends Day
Brew A Potion Day
International Sing-Out Day
Get to Know Your Customers Day
National Penguin Awareness Day

January 20
Cheese Day
Learn to Ski Day
Inauguration Day
National Buttercrunch Day
RV Workers and Workampers Day

January 21
Squirrel Appreciation Day
Women's Healthy Weight Day
National Hugging Day

January 22
Celebration of Life Day
National Poka Dot Day
Come in from the cold Day
National Blonde Brownie Day
Answer Your Cat's Question Day

January 23
Measure Your Feet Day
National Handwriting Day
Snowplow Mailbox Hockey Days
Better Business Communication Day
Pie Day -- See our Pie pages for tips and pie recipes.
Compliment Day -- say nice things to everyone you meet!
Spouse's Day - make this day special for your spouse.

January 24
"Just Do It" Day
Eskimo Pie (Patenteran in 1919)
  National Speak Up and Succeed Day

January 25
Fluoride Day
National Opposite Day
A Room Of One's Own Day
National Compliment Day
101 Dalmatian's Birthday (1961)
Fun At Work Day - (Calendars also show it on Jan. 27th.)
Nellie Bly Returns From Her 72-day Trip Around the World Jan 25, 1890

January 26
Television's Birthday
Clashing Clothes Day
National Peanut Brittle Day
Australia Day (Jan 26, 1788)
Toad Hollow Day of Encouragement
Rocky Mountain National Park (Started in 1915)
Disneyland Founded (Groundbreaking in 1954)

January 27
Punch the Clock Day
Wonderland, Birthday)
Holocaust Memorial Day
Mozart's Birthday (born 1756)
National Activity Professionals Day
National Toilet Day / Thomas Crapper Day
Mad Tea Party Day (Lewis Carroll's, author of Alice's Adventures in
Fun at Work Day (calendars also show it on Jan. 25th)

January 28
Daisy Day
Pop Art Day
Challenger Remembrance (exploded in 1986)
National Blueberry Pancake Day -- See our Cooking Pancakes for great recipes.
Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day
Sesame Street's Ernie's Birthday
National Kazoo Day
Gone-ta-pott Day

January 29
Carnation Day
National Puzzle Day
Free Thinkers Day
Seeing Eye Guide Dog Birthday 1929
National Corn Chip Day

January 30
Jazz Day
Snagglepuss's Birthday
Yodel for Your Neighbors Day
Franklin D. Roosevelt's Birthday (Born 1882)
National Inane Answering Machine Message Day
Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day

January 31
Backwards Day
Child Labor Day
Eat Brussel Sprouts Day
Hell is freezing over Day
Inspire Your Heart with Art Day
Jackie Robinson's Birthday (Born 1919)


Note: We try to keep our information up to date but it must be said that organizations sometimes change the date of their holiday and many holidays are actual movable holidays which means the date will change from year to year. We try to keep you up to date but we do suggest that you not take our research set in stone. We ask that you let our information be a guide to you as you continue to do your own calendar research. :)  Thank You!
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Movable Holidays: This means that each year the Holiday falls on a different date.
January has 31 Days
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Other January Categories
About the month of January
January Food HolidaysWeird January Holidays
Bath Safety Month
National Book Blitz Month
National Thank You Month
Human Resource Month
Bald Eagle Watch Month
Get Over It Month
Love Yourself Month
Mail Order Gardening Month
Poverty in America Month
Yours, Mine & Ours Month
National Stamp Collectors Month
Autism Awareness Month
International Creativity Month
Clinical Trial Awareness Month
Crime Stoppers Month
National Polka Month
Popular January Events for parties & celebrations!
New YearsFirst Foot DayAustralia Day
Plough SundayComing of Age Day A Burns Supper
Martin Luther King Jr. DayWorld Religion Day
Thomas Crapper Day
Januray Holiday & Observance Calendar
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