Monday January 15, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

January 15: Day of the Week

January 15, 2024 was the 15th day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 351 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Monday.

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

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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 15 Historical Event(s)

1582
Russia cedes Livonia and Estonia to the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth.
1822
Greek War of Independence: Demetrius Ypsilanti is elected president of the legislative assembly.
1889
The Coca-Cola Company, then known as the Pemberton Medicine Company, is originally incorporated in Atlanta.
1949
Chinese Civil War: The Chinese Communist Party forces take over Tianjin from the Nationalist Government.
1976
Gerald Ford’s would-be assassin, Sara Jane Moore, is sentenced to life in prison.
1977
The Kälvesta air disaster kills 22 people, the worst air crash in Sweden’s history.
1990
AT&T’s long distance telephone network suffers a cascade switching failure.
1991
Elizabeth II, in her capacity as Queen of Australia, signs letters patent allowing Australia to become the first Commonwealth Realm to institute its own separate Victoria Cross award in its own honours system.
2007
Barzan Ibrahim al-Tikriti, former Iraqi intelligence chief and half-brother of Saddam Hussein, and Awad Hamed al-Bandar, former chief judge of the Revolutionary Court, are executed by hanging in Iraq.
2009
US Airways Flight 1549 makes an emergency landing in the Hudson River shortly after takeoff from LaGuardia Airport in New York City. All passengers and crew members survive.

Who were born on January 15?

1671
Abraham de la Pryme, English antiquarian (d. 1704)
1905
Torin Thatcher, English actor (d. 1981)
1918
Édouard Gagnon, Canadian Roman Catholic cardinal (d. 2007)
1921
Frank Thornton, English actor
1929
Martin Luther King, Jr., American civil rights leader, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1968)
1955
Nigel Benson, English author
1965
James Nesbitt, Northern Irish actor
1969
Huck Seed, American professional poker player
1975
9th Wonder, American producer
1983
Hugo Viana, Portuguese footballer

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