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.

January 2024

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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)

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

Who were born on January 22?

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

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