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Sunday January 15, 2017

January 15: Day of the Week

January 15, 2017 was the 15th day of the year 2017 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 350 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Sunday.

If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is domingo.

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Here’s the January calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

January 2017
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Zodiac & Birthstone

Capricorn is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Garnet is the modern birthstone for this month. Emerald is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

January 15 Historical Event(s)

  • 69
    Otho seizes power in Rome, proclaiming himself Emperor of Rome, but rules for only three months before committing suicide.
  • 1582
    Russia cedes Livonia and Estonia to the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth.
  • 1870
    A political cartoon for the first time symbolizes the United States Democratic Party with a donkey (“A Live Jackass Kicking a Dead Lion” by Thomas Nast for Harper’s Weekly).
  • 1949
    Chinese Civil War: The Chinese Communist Party forces take over Tianjin from the Nationalist Government.
  • 1951
    Ilse Koch, “The Witch of Buchenwald”, wife of the commandant of the Buchenwald concentration camp, is sentenced to life imprisonment by a court in West Germany.
  • 1966
    The Nigerian First Republic, led by Abubakar Tafawa Balewa is overthrown in a military coup d’état.
  • 1970
    Muammar al-Qaddafi is proclaimed premier of Libya.
  • 1970
    Nigerian Civil War: After a 32-month fight for independence from Nigeria, Biafra surrenders.
  • 1976
    Gerald Ford’s would-be assassin, Sara Jane Moore, is sentenced to life in prison.
  • 2005
    An intense solar flare blasts X-rays across the solar system.

Who were born on January 15?

  • 1716
    Philip Livingston, American founding father (d. 1778)
  • 1795
    Alexandr Griboyedov, Russian playwright (d. 1829)
  • 1909
    Gene Krupa, American drummer (d. 1973)
  • 1912
    Michel Debré, French politician (d. 1996)
  • 1914
    Hugh Trevor-Roper, English historian (d. 2003)
  • 1943
    Ashraf Aman, first Pakistani to reach the summit of K2
  • 1943
    Mike Marshall, American baseball player
  • 1957
    Patrick Dixon, English entrepreneur
  • 1972
    Ernie Reyes, Jr. American actor and martial artist
  • 1979
    Michalis Morfis, Cypriot footballer

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