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Sunday January 29, 2017

January 29: Day of the Week

January 29, 2017 was the 29th day of the year 2017 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 336 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.

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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 29 Historical Event(s)

  • 1814
    France defeats Russia and Prussia in the Battle of Brienne.
  • 1834
    US President Andrew Jackson orders first use of federal soldiers to suppress a labor dispute.
  • 1861
    Kansas is admitted as the 34th U.S. state.
  • 1900
    The American League is organized in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with 8 founding teams.
  • 1903
    New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Water Rabbit in Chinese astrology.
  • 1936
    The first inductees into the Baseball Hall of Fame are announced.
  • 1979
    Brenda Spencer kills two people and wounds eight at the Grover Cleveland Elementary School shootings.
  • 1985
    Final recording session of We Are The World, by the supergroup USA for Africa.
  • 1991
    Gulf War: The Battle of Khafji, the first major ground engagement of the war, as well as its deadliest, begins.
  • 1996
    President Jacques Chirac announces a “definitive end” to French nuclear weapons testing.

Who were born on January 29?

  • 1866
    Romain Rolland, French writer, Nobel Laureate (d. 1944)
  • 1954
    Terry Kinney, American actor
  • 1957
    Grazyna Miller, Italian poet, translator, and journalist
  • 1959
    Mike Foligno, Sudbury, Ontario, CAN
  • 1964
    Anna Ryder Richardson, British interior designer and television presenter
  • 1971
    Clare Balding, British sports presenter
  • 1975
    Sara Gilbert, American actress
  • 1979
    Andreas Thorstensson, Swedish website developer
  • 1981
    Darío Lopilato, Argentine actor
  • 1985
    Marc Gasol, Spanish basketball player

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