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Saturday January 20, 2018

January 20: Day of the Week

January 20, 2018 was the 20th day of the year 2018 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 345 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Saturday.

If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is sábado.

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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 20: This Day in History

In the ancient astronomy, it was the cusp day between Capricorn and Aquarius. In some years it is Aquarius, but others Capricorn. It depends on the year.

January 20 Historical Event(s)

  • 250
    Emperor Decius begins a widespread persecution of Christians in Rome. Pope Fabian is martyred.
  • 1523
    Christian II is forced to abdicate as King of Denmark and Norway.
  • 1783
    The Kingdom of Great Britain signs a peace treaty with France and Spain, officially ending hostilities in the American Revolutionary War (also known as the American War of Independence).
  • 1839
    In the Battle of Yungay, Chile defeats an alliance between Peru and Bolivia.
  • 1887
    The United States Senate allows the Navy to lease Pearl Harbor as a naval base.
  • 1920
    The American Civil Liberties Union is founded.
  • 1929
    In Old Arizona, the first full-length talking motion picture filmed outdoors, is released.
  • 1972
    Pakistan launched its Nuclear detterent program few weeks after its defeat in Bangladesh Liberation War and Indo-Pakistani War of 1971.
  • 1991
    Sudan’s government imposes Islamic law nationwide, worsening the civil war between the country’s Muslim north and Christian south.
  • 2001
    Philippine president Joseph Estrada is ousted in a nonviolent 4-day revolution, and is succeeded by Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.

Who were born on January 20?

  • 1920
    DeForest Kelley, American actor (d. 1999)
  • 1933
    Ron Townson, American singer (The 5th Dimension) (d. 2001)
  • 1950
    Chuck Lefley, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1963
    James Denton, American actor
  • 1964
    Ozzie Guillén, Venezuelan-born baseball player and manager
  • 1978
    Sonja Kesselschläger, German heptathlete
  • 1981
    Freddy Guzmán, Dominican baseball player
  • 1981
    Owen Hargreaves, English footballer
  • 1982
    Joe Swash, English actor
  • 1987
    Marco Simoncelli, Italian motorcycle racer (d. 2011)

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