January 22: Day of the Week
January 22, 2018 was the 22nd day of the year 2018 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 343 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.
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)
- 565Eutychius is deposed as Patriarch of Constantinople by John Scholasticus.
- 1824The Ashantis defeat British forces in the Gold Coast.
- 1877Arthur Tooth, an Anglican clergyman is taken into custody after being prosecuted for using ritualist practices.
- 1909New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Earth Rooster in Chinese astrology.
- 1944World War II: The Allies commence Operation Shingle, an assault on Anzio, Italy.
- 1947KTLA, the first commercial television station west of the Mississippi River, begins operation in Hollywood, California.
- 1968Apollo 5 lifts off carrying the first Lunar module into space.
- 1968Operation Igloo White, a US electronic surveillance system to stop communist infiltration into South Vietnam begins installation.
- 1969A gunman attempts to assassinate Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev.
- 1999Australian missionary Graham Staines and his two sons are burned alive by radical Hindus while sleeping in their car in Eastern India.
Who were born on January 22?
- 1440Ivan III of Russia (d. 1505)
- 1897Rosa Ponselle, American soprano (d. 1981)
- 1906Joe Gladwin, English actor (d. 1987)
- 1909U Thant, Burmese diplomat and 3rd United Nations Secretary General (d. 1974)
- 1913Henry Bauchau, Belgian novelist, poet, and psychoanalyst
- 1919Diomedes Olivo, Dominican Republic baseball player (d. 1977)
- 1949Mike Caldwell, American baseball player
- 1959Linda Blair, American actress
- 1963Javier Ortiz, American baseball player
- 1993Rio Haryanto, Indonesian racing driver
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