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Monday January 23, 2017

January 23: Day of the Week

January 23, 2017 was the 23rd day of the year 2017 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 342 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Monday.

If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Getsuyōbi.

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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 23 Historical Event(s)

  • 3102 BCE
    Epoch (origin) of the Kali Yuga.
  • 1719
    The Principality of Liechtenstein is created within the Holy Roman Empire.
  • 1879
    Anglo-Zulu War: the Battle of Rorke’s Drift ends.
  • 1943
    World War II: The Battle of Mount Austen, the Galloping Horse, and the Sea Horse on Guadalcanal during the Guadalcanal campaign ends.
  • 1943
    World War II: Troops of Montgomery’s 8th Army capture Tripoli in Libya from the German-Italian Panzer Army.
  • 1968
    North Korea seizes the USS Pueblo, claiming the ship had violated their territorial waters while spying.
  • 1993
    New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Water Rooster in Chinese astrology.
  • 1997
    Antonis Daglis, a 23-year-old Greek truck driver is sentenced to thirteen consecutive life sentences, plus 25 years for the serial slayings of three women and the attempted murder of six others.
  • 2002
    Reporter Daniel Pearl is kidnapped in Karachi, Pakistan and subsequently murdered .
  • 2009
    Dendermonde nursery attack in Dendermonde, Belgium.

Who were born on January 23?

  • 1828
    Saigō Takamori, Samurai, leader of Satsuma rebellion (d. 1877)
  • 1855
    John Moses Browning, American inventor (d. 1926)
  • 1862
    David Hilbert, German mathematician (d. 1943)
  • 1916
    David Douglas Duncan, American photo-journalist
  • 1929
    Myron Cope, American sports announcer
  • 1953
    Alister E. McGrath, British theologian and scientist
  • 1960
    Patrick de Gayardon, French skydiver and skysurfing pioneer (d. 1998)
  • 1972
    Ewen Bremner, Scottish actor
  • 1974
    Sampsa Astala, Finnish musician (Lordi)
  • 1976
    Nigel McGuinness, English professional wrestler

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