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Thursday January 13, 2022

January 13: Day of the Week

January 13, 2022 was the 13th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 352 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Thursday.

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

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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.

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January 13: This Day in History

It is still celebrated as New Year’s Eve (at least in the 20th & 21st centuries) by countries still using the thirteen-day-slower Julian calendar (Old New Year).

January 13 Historical Event(s)

  • 1328
    Edward III of England marries Philippa of Hainault, daughter of the Count of Hainault.
  • 1785
    John Walter publishes the first issue of the Daily Universal Register (later renamed The Times).
  • 1815
    War of 1812: British troops capture Fort Peter in St. Marys, Georgia, the only battle of the war to take place in the state.
  • 1830
    The Great fire of New Orleans, Louisiana begins.
  • 1832
    President Andrew Jackson writes to Vice President Martin Van Buren expressing his opposition to South Carolina’s defiance of federal authority in the Nullification Crisis.
  • 1942
    Henry Ford patents a plastic automobile, which is 30% lighter than a regular car.
  • 1964
    Karol Wojtyla, the future Pope John Paul II, is appointed archbishop of Krakow, Poland.
  • 1968
    Johnny Cash performs live at Folsom Prison
  • 1972
    Prime Minister Kofi Busia and President Edward Akufo-Addo of Ghana are ousted in a bloodless military coup by Colonel Ignatius Kutu Acheamphong.
  • 1986
    A month-long violent struggle begins in Aden, South Yemen between supporters of Ali Nasir Muhammad and Abdul Fattah Ismail, resulting in thousands of casualties.

Who were born on January 13?

  • 1651
    Henry Booth, 1st Earl of Warrington, English politician (d. 1694)
  • 1886
    Art Ross, Canadian ice hockey player and executive (d. 1964)
  • 1939
    Cesare Maniago, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1949
    Klaus Brandner, German politician
  • 1955
    Paul Kelly, Australian singer-songwriter
  • 1957
    Mark O'Meara, Major winning American Golfer
  • 1968
    Mike Whitlow, English footballer
  • 1968
    Traci Bingham, American actress
  • 1982
    Kamran Akmal, Pakistan cricketer
  • 1983
    Ronny Turiaf, French basketball player

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