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Friday January 22, 2021

January 22: Day of the Week

January 22, 2021 is the 22nd day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 343 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Friday.

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

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

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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 22 Historical Event(s)

  • 565
    Eutychius is deposed as Patriarch of Constantinople by John Scholasticus.
  • 1506
    The first contingent of 150 Swiss Guards arrives at the Vatican.
  • 1521
    Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, opens the Diet of Worms.
  • 1905
    Bloody Sunday in St. Petersburg, beginning of the 1905 revolution.
  • 1915
    Over 600 people are killed in Guadalajara, Mexico, when a train plunges off the tracks into a deep canyon.
  • 1947
    KTLA, the first commercial television station west of the Mississippi River, begins operation in Hollywood, California.
  • 1947
    New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Fire Pig in Chinese astrology.
  • 1984
    The Apple Macintosh, the first consumer computer to popularize the computer mouse and the graphical user interface, is introduced during Super Bowl XVIII with its famous “1984” television commercial.
  • 1987
    Philippine security forces open fire on a crowd of 10,000–15,000 demonstrators at Malacañang Palace, Manila, killing 13.
  • 1992
    Rebel forces occupy Zaire’s national radio station in Kinshasa and broadcast a demand for the government’s resignation.

Who were born on January 22?

  • 1263
    Ibn Taymiya, Islamic scholar (d. 1328)
  • 1831
    Jack Slade, American frontier figure (d. 1864)
  • 1890
    Fred M. Vinson, 13th Chief Justice of the United States (d. 1953)
  • 1918
    Elmer Lach, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1954
    Peter Pilz, Austrian politician
  • 1955
    Timothy R. Ferguson, American politician
  • 1962
    Eric Schaeffer, American actor and director
  • 1972
    Gonzalo Rodríguez, Uruguayan racing driver (d. 1999)
  • 1980
    Subhash Ram Prajapati, Nepalese writer
  • 1987
    Astrid Jacobsen, Norwegian cross-country skier

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