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Thursday January 14, 2021

January 14: Day of the Week

January 14, 2021 was the 14th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 351 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Thursday.

If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Mokuyōbi.

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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 14: This Day in History

It is celebrated as New Year’s Day (at least in the 20th and 21st centuries) by countries still following the Julian calendar.

January 14 Historical Event(s)

  • 1129
    Formal approval of the Order of the Templar at the Council of Troyes.
  • 1301
    Andrew III of Hungary dies, ending the Arpad dynasty in Hungary.
  • 1639
    The “Fundamental Orders”, the first written constitution that created a government, is adopted in Connecticut.
  • 1858
    Napoleon III of France escapes an assassination attempt.
  • 1911
    Roald Amundsen’s South Pole expedition makes landfall on the eastern edge of the Ross Ice Shelf.
  • 1943
    World War II: Operation Ke, the successful Japanese operation to evacuate their forces from Guadalcanal during the Guadalcanal campaign, begins.
  • 1952
    NBC’s long-running morning news program Today debuts, with host Dave Garroway.
  • 1999
    Toronto, Ontario Mayor Mel Lastman becomes the first mayor in Canada to call in the Army to help with emergency medical evacuations and snow removal after more than one meter of snow paralyzes the city.
  • 2000
    A United Nations tribunal sentences five Bosnian Croats to up to 25 years for the 1993 killing of over 100 Muslims in a Bosnian village.
  • 2004
    The national flag of The Republic of Georgia, the so-called “five cross flag”, is restored to official use after a hiatus of some 500 years.

Who were born on January 14?

  • 1925
    Louis Quilico, Canadian baritone (d. 2000)
  • 1926
    Warren Mitchell, English actor
  • 1931
    Frank Costigan, Australian lawyer (d. 2009)
  • 1941
    Milan Kučan, Slovenian statesman
  • 1943
    Mariss Jansons, Latvian conductor
  • 1944
    Graham Marsh, Australian golfer
  • 1949
    Lawrence Kasdan, American director
  • 1952
    Konstantinos Iosifidis, Greek footballer and football manager
  • 1965
    Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, British chef
  • 1980
    Hiroshi Tamaki, Japanese actor and model

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