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Tuesday January 24, 2017

January 24: Day of the Week

January 24, 2017 is the 24th day of the year 2017 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 341 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Tuesday.

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

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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 24 Historical Event(s)

  • 1679
    King Charles II of England dissolves the Cavalier Parliament.
  • 1817
    Crossing of the Andes: Many soldiers of Juan Gregorio de las Heras were captured during the Action of Picheuta.
  • 1878
    The revolutionary Vera Zasulich shoots at Fyodor Trepov, the Governor of Saint Petersburg.
  • 1916
    In Brushaber v. Union Pacific Railroad, the Supreme Court of the United States declares the federal income tax constitutional.
  • 1918
    The Gregorian calendar is introduced in Russia by decree of the Council of People’s Commissars effective February 14(NS)
  • 1939
    The deadliest earthquake in Chilean history strikes Chillán.
  • 1966
    An Air India Boeing 707 jet crashes on Mont Blanc, on the border between France and Italy, killing 117.
  • 1978
    Soviet satellite Cosmos 954, with a nuclear reactor onboard, burns up in Earth’s atmosphere, scattering radioactive debris over Canada’s Northwest Territories. Only 1% is recovered.
  • 1990
    Japan launches Hiten, the country’s first lunar probe, the first robotic lunar probe since the Soviet Union’s Luna 24 in 1976, and the first lunar probe launched by a country other than Soviet Union or the United States.
  • 2039
    New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Earth Sheep in Chinese astrology.

Who were born on January 24?

  • 1679
    Christian Wolff, German philosopher (d. 1754)
  • 1886
    Henry King, American film director (d. 1982)
  • 1900
    Theodosius Dobzhansky, Ukrainian-born American geneticist and biologist (d. 1975)
  • 1913
    Norman Dello Joio, American composer (d. 2008)
  • 1928
    Michel Serrault, French actor (d. 2007)
  • 1941
    Aaron Neville, American singer
  • 1950
    Benjamin Urrutia, Ecuadorian-born American writer
  • 1970
    Matthew Lillard, American actor
  • 1972
    Daan Schuurmans, Dutch actor
  • 1979
    Leandro Desábato, Argentine footballer

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