Monday January 22, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

January 22: Day of the Week

January 22, 2024 was the 22nd day of the year 2024 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 Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is lunes.

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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.

January 22 Historical Event(s)

1689
The Convention Parliament convenes to determine if James II, the last Roman Catholic king of England, had vacated the throne when he fled to France in 1688.
1889
Columbia Phonograph is formed in Washington, D.C.
1905
Bloody Sunday in St. Petersburg, beginning of the 1905 revolution.
1941
World War II: British and Commonwealth troops capture Tobruk from Italian forces during Operation Compass.
1959
Knox Mine Disaster: Water breaches the River Slope Mine near Pittston City, Pennsylvania in Port Griffith; 12 miners are killed.
1962
The Organization of American States suspends Cuba’s membership.
1987
Pennsylvania politician R. Budd Dwyer shoots and kills himself during a televised press conference, leading to debates on boundaries in journalism.
1990
Robert Tappan Morris, Jr. is convicted of releasing the 1988 Internet Computer worm.
1991
Gulf War: Three SCUDs and one Patriot missile hit Ramat Gan in Israel, injuring 96 people. Three elderly people die of heart attacks.
2004
New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Wood Monkey in Chinese astrology.

Who were born on January 22?

1799
Ludger Duvernay, Canadian printer and publisher (d. 1852)
1886
Roman Ungern von Sternberg, Russian counter-revolutionary (d. 1921)
1890
Vinko Žganec, Croatian ethnomusicologist (d. 1976)
1924
J. J. Johnson, American jazz trombonist and composer (d. 2001)
1939
Jeff Smith, American chef (d. 2004)
1949
Steve Perry, American singer and musician (Journey)
1964
Stojko Vranković, Croatian basketball player
1967
Manabu Nakanishi, Japanese professional wrestler
1969
Keith Gordon, American baseball player
1982
Jason Peters, American football player

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