Tuesday January 2, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

January 2: Day of the Week

January 2, 2024 was the 2nd day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 364 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Tuesday.

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

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

January 2024

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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 2 Historical Event(s)

American Revolutionary War: American forces under the command of George Washington repulsed a British attack at the Battle of the Assunpink Creek near Trenton, New Jersey
Georgia becomes the fourth state to ratify the United States Constitution
The British Institution of Civil Engineers is founded
The discovery of the planet Vulcan is announced at a meeting of the French Academy of Sciences in Paris, France
Amadeus I becomes King of Spain
A gun battle in the East End of London left two dead and sparked a political row over the involvement of then-Home Secretary Winston Churchill
Luis Muñoz Marín becomes the first democratically elected Governor of Puerto Rico
The second Ibrox disaster kills 66 fans at a Rangers-Celtic association football (soccer) match
Eduardo Duhalde is appointed interim President of Argentina by the Legislative Assembly.
Stardust successfully flies past Comet Wild 2, collecting samples that are returned to Earth.

Who were born on January 2?

Ben-Zion Dinur, Russian-born Israeli educator, historian and politician (d. 1973)
Sir Bertram Stevens, Premier of New South Wales 1932-39 (d. 1973)
Lillian Leitzel, German acrobat and strongwoman (d. 1931)
Jason de Vos, Canadian footballer
Cletidus Hunt, American football player
Megumi Toyoguchi, Japanese voice actress
Jonathan Greening, British footballer
Ryan Garko, American baseball player
Davide Santon, Italian footballer
Christopher Barrios Jr., American murder victim (d. 2007)

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