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Sunday January 22, 2017

January 22: Day of the Week

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

January 22 Historical Event(s)

  • 1521
    Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, opens the Diet of Worms.
  • 1890
    The United Mine Workers of America is founded in Columbus, Ohio.
  • 1899
    Leaders of six Australian colonies meet in Melbourne to discuss confederation.
  • 1909
    New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Earth Rooster in Chinese astrology.
  • 1924
    Ramsay MacDonald becomes the first Labour Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
  • 1927
    First live radio commentary of a football match anywhere in the world, between Arsenal F.C. and Sheffield United at Highbury.
  • 1957
    Israel withdraws from the Sinai Peninsula.
  • 1968
    Apollo 5 lifts off carrying the first Lunar module into space.
  • 1973
    The Supreme Court of the United States delivers its decision in Roe v. Wade, legalizing elective abortion in all fifty states.
  • 2006
    Evo Morales is inaugurated as President of Bolivia, becoming the country’s first indigenous president.

Who were born on January 22?

  • 1874
    Edward Harkness, American philanthropist (d. 1940)
  • 1882
    Theodore Kosloff, Russian-born actor, ballet dancer and choreographer (d. 1956)
  • 1913
    Carl F. H. Henry, American theologian and publisher (d. 2003)
  • 1942
    Mimis Domazos, Greek footballer
  • 1960
    Michael Hutchence, Australian singer (INXS) (d. 1997)
  • 1963
    Andrei Tchmil, Ukrainian-Belgian cyclist
  • 1967
    Eleanor McEvoy, Irish singer and songwriter
  • 1968
    Heath, Japanese bass guitarist (X Japan)
  • 1971
    Stan Collymore, English footballer
  • 1985
    Orianthi Panagaris, Australian guitarist

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