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Sunday January 22, 2017

January 22: Day of the Week

January 22, 2017 was the 22nd day of the year 2017 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 343 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Sunday.

If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is dimanche.

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

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Aquarius 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.

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January 22 Historical Event(s)

  • 565
    Eutychius is deposed as Patriarch of Constantinople by John Scholasticus.
  • 1824
    The Ashantis defeat British forces in the Gold Coast.
  • 1849
    Second Anglo-Sikh War: The Siege of Multan ends after nine months when the last Sikh defenders of Multan, Punjab, surrender.
  • 1877
    Arthur Tooth, an Anglican clergyman is taken into custody after being prosecuted for using ritualist practices.
  • 1901
    Edward VII is proclaimed King after the death of his mother, Queen Victoria.
  • 1905
    Bloody Sunday in St. Petersburg, beginning of the 1905 revolution.
  • 1947
    KTLA, the first commercial television station west of the Mississippi River, begins operation in Hollywood, California.
  • 1984
    The Apple Macintosh, the first consumer computer to popularize the computer mouse and the graphical user interface, is introduced during Super Bowl XVIII with its famous “1984” television commercial.
  • 1991
    Gulf War: Three SCUDs and one Patriot missile hit Ramat Gan in Israel, injuring 96 people. Three elderly people die of heart attacks.
  • 2042
    New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Water Dog in Chinese astrology.

Who were born on January 22?

  • 1729
    Gotthold Ephraim Lessing, German author and philosopher (d. 1781)
  • 1916
    Bill Durnan, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1972)
  • 1924
    J. J. Johnson, American jazz trombonist and composer (d. 2001)
  • 1939
    J.C. Tremblay, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1994)
  • 1945
    Arthur Beetson, Australian rugby league footballer and coach (d. 2011)
  • 1951
    Steve J. Spears, Australian playwright, actor, writer and singer (d. 2007)
  • 1965
    DJ Jazzy Jeff, American rapper and actor
  • 1975
    Felipe Giaffone, Brazilian racing driver
  • 1984
    Ben Eager, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1993
    Rio Haryanto, Indonesian racing driver

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