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Monday January 23, 2017

January 23: Day of the Week

January 23, 2017 was the 23rd day of the year 2017 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 342 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Monday.

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

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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 23 Historical Event(s)

  • 393
    Roman Emperor Theodosius I proclaims his eight year old son Honorius co-emperor.
  • 1533
    Anne Boleyn, second wife of Henry VIII of England, discovers herself pregnant.
  • 1789
    Georgetown College, the first Catholic University in the United States, is founded in Georgetown, Maryland (now a part of Washington, D.C.)
  • 1897
    Elva Zona Heaster is found dead in Greenbrier County, West Virginia. The resulting murder trial of her husband is perhaps the only case in United States history where the alleged testimony of a ghost helped secure a conviction.
  • 1912
    The International Opium Convention is signed at The Hague.
  • 1941
    Charles Lindbergh testifies before the U.S. Congress and recommends that the United States negotiate a neutrality pact with Adolf Hitler.
  • 1943
    World War II: The Battle of Mount Austen, the Galloping Horse, and the Sea Horse on Guadalcanal during the Guadalcanal campaign ends.
  • 2002
    Reporter Daniel Pearl is kidnapped in Karachi, Pakistan and subsequently murdered .
  • 2009
    Dendermonde nursery attack in Dendermonde, Belgium.
  • 2031
    New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Metal Pig in Chinese astrology.

Who were born on January 23?

  • 1862
    David Hilbert, German mathematician (d. 1943)
  • 1896
    Alf Hall, South African cricketer (d. 1964)
  • 1900
    William Ifor Jones, Welsh conductor and organist (d. 1988)
  • 1923
    Walter M. Miller, Jr., American writer (d. 1996)
  • 1929
    Patriarch Filaret (Mykhailo Denysenko) of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Kiev Patriarch
  • 1954
    Edward Ka-Spel, English musician (Legendary Pink Dots)
  • 1969
    Andrei Kanchelskis, Ukrainian-Russian footballer
  • 1972
    Lisa Snowdon, British model and TV presenter
  • 1973
    Tomas Holmström, Swedish ice hockey player
  • 1981
    Julia Jones, Native American actress

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