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Wednesday January 24, 2018

January 24: Day of the Week

January 24, 2018 was the 24th day of the year 2018 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 341 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Wednesday.

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

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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 24 Historical Event(s)

  • 1679
    King Charles II of England dissolves the Cavalier Parliament.
  • 1742
    Charles VII Albert becomes Holy Roman Emperor.
  • 1817
    Crossing of the Andes: Many soldiers of Juan Gregorio de las Heras were captured during the Action of Picheuta.
  • 1859
    Political union of Moldavia and Wallachia; Alexandru Ioan Cuza is elected as ruler.
  • 1878
    The revolutionary Vera Zasulich shoots at Fyodor Trepov, the Governor of Saint Petersburg.
  • 1961
    1961 Goldsboro B-52 crash: A bomber carrying two H-bombs breaks up in mid-air over North Carolina. The uranium core of one weapon remains lost.
  • 1984
    The first Apple Macintosh goes on sale.
  • 1990
    Japan launches Hiten, the country’s first lunar probe, the first robotic lunar probe since the Soviet Union’s Luna 24 in 1976, and the first lunar probe launched by a country other than Soviet Union or the United States.
  • 2003
    The United States Department of Homeland Security officially begins operation.
  • 2039
    New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Earth Sheep in Chinese astrology.

Who were born on January 24?

  • 3 BC
    Galba, Roman Emperor (d. 69)
  • 1862
    Edith Wharton, American writer (d. 1937)
  • 1901
    Harry Calder, South African cricketer (d. 1995)
  • 1916
    Arnoldo Foà, Italian actor
  • 1923
    Vlado Kristl, Croatian painter and filmmaker (d. 2004)
  • 1925
    Maria Tallchief, American ballerina
  • 1960
    Jack Neo, Singaporean filmmaker & actor
  • 1968
    Mary Lou Retton, American gymnast
  • 1970
    Matthew Lillard, American actor
  • 1984
    Scott Kazmir, American baseball player

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