January 21: Day of the Week
January 21, 2019 was the 21st day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 344 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.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Aquarius 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 21 Historical Event(s)
- 1643Abel Tasman becomes the first European to reach Tonga.
- 1720Sweden and Prussia sign the Treaty of Stockholm.
- 1793After being found guilty of treason by the French Convention, Louis XVI of France is executed by guillotine.
- 1840Jules Dumont d'Urville discovers Adélie Land, Antarctica.
- 1887465 mm of rain falls in Brisbane, a record for any Australian capital city.
- 1925Albania declares itself a republic.
- 1960Avianca Flight 671 crashes and burns upon landing at Montego Bay, Jamaica, killing 37. It is the worst air disaster in Jamaica’s history and the first for Avianca.
- 1966New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Fire Horse in Chinese astrology.
- 1977President Jimmy Carter pardons nearly all American Vietnam War draft evaders, some of whom had emigrated to Canada.
- 2003A 7.6 magnitude earthquake strikes the Mexican state of Colima, killing 29 and leaving approximately 10,000 people homeless.
Who were born on January 21?
- 1815John Bingham, American politician and lawyer (d. 1900)
- 1899Alexander Tcherepnin, Russian born American composer (d. 1977)
- 1922Telly Savalas, American actor (d. 1994)
- 1938John Savident, British actor
- 1952Marco Camenisch, Swiss environmental activist
- 1954Idrissa Ouedraogo, Burkinabé filmmaker
- 1957Greg Ryan, American soccer coach
- 1969Tsubaki Nekoi, Japanese manga artist
- 1979Spider Loc, American rapper, member of G-Unit
- 1985Matt Unicomb, Australian basketball player
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