Friday January 12, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

January 12: Day of the Week

January 12, 2024 was the 12th day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 354 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Friday.

If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is viernes.

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

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Capricorn 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 12 Historical Event(s)

1866
The Royal Aeronautical Society is formed in London.
1908
A long-distance radio message is sent from the Eiffel Tower for the first time.
1921
Acting to restore confidence in baseball after the Black Sox Scandal, Judge Kenesaw Mountain Landis is elected as Major League Baseball’s first commissioner.
1926
Original Sam ‘n’Henry aired on Chicago radio later renamed Amos ‘n’Andy in 1928.
1932
Hattie W. Caraway becomes the first woman elected to the United States Senate.
1942
World War II: President Franklin Roosevelt creates the National War Labor Board.
1967
Dr. James Bedford becomes the first person to be cryonically preserved with intent of future resuscitation.
1991
Gulf War: An act of the U.S. Congress authorizes the use of military force to drive Iraq out of Kuwait.
2001
Downtown Disney opens to the public as part of the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California.
2004
The world’s largest ocean liner, RMS Queen Mary 2, makes its maiden voyage.

Who were born on January 12?

1879
Anton Uesson, Estonian politician and engineer (d. 1942)
1922
Tadeusz Żychiewicz, Polish journalist and art historian (d. 1994)
1951
Rush Limbaugh, American radio personality, author and political commentator
1952
John Walker, New Zealand middle distance runner
1968
Keith Anderson, American country music singer-songwriter
1969
Margaret Nagle, American screenwriter and TV producer
1974
Melanie Chisholm, British singer (Spice Girls)
1978
Kris Roe, American musician (The Ataris)
1978
Maurizio Zaffiri, Italian rugby player
1985
Yohana Cobo, Spanish actress

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