Friday January 19, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

January 19: Day of the Week

January 19, 2024 was the 19th day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 347 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Friday.

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

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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 19 Historical Event(s)

379
Emperor Gratian elevates Flavius Theodosius at Sirmium to Augustus, and gives him power over all the eastern provinces of the Roman Empire.
1419
Hundred Years’ War: Rouen surrenders to Henry V of England completing his reconquest of Normandy.
1511
Mirandola surrenders to the French.
1764
John Wilkes is expelled from the British House of Commons for seditious libel.
1862
American Civil War: Battle of Mill Springs – The Confederacy suffers its first significant defeat in the conflict.
1915
Georges Claude patents the neon discharge tube for use in advertising.
1937
Howard Hughes sets a new air record by flying from Los Angeles, California to New York City in 7 hours, 28 minutes, 25 seconds.
1975
An earthquake strikes Himachal Pradesh, India
1981
Iran Hostage Crisis: United States and Iranian officials sign an agreement to release 52 American hostages after 14 months of captivity.
1997
Yasser Arafat returns to Hebron after more than 30 years and joins celebrations over the handover of the last Israeli-controlled West Bank city.

Who were born on January 19?

1892
Ólafur Thors, Icelandic politician (d. 1964)
1924
Jean-François Revel, French author (d. 2006)
1939
Phil Everly, American musician
1941
Tony Anholt, British actor (d. 2002)
1953
Richard Legendre, Canadian politician
1963
Michael Adams, American basketball player
1972
Ron Killings, American professional wrestler
1973
Aaron Yonda, YouTube celebrity
1973
Yevgeny Sadovyi, Russian swimmer
1987
Angus Monfries, Australian league footballer

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