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Sunday January 24, 2021

January 24: Day of the Week

January 24, 2021 was the 24th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 341 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Sunday.

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

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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)

  • 1438
    The Council of Basel suspends Pope Eugene IV as Prelate of Ethiopia, arrives at Massawa from Goa.
  • 1859
    Political union of Moldavia and Wallachia; Alexandru Ioan Cuza is elected as ruler.
  • 1916
    In Brushaber v. Union Pacific Railroad, the Supreme Court of the United States declares the federal income tax constitutional.
  • 1936
    New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Fire Rat in Chinese astrology.
  • 1939
    The deadliest earthquake in Chilean history strikes Chillán.
  • 1943
    World War II: Franklin D. Roosevelt and Winston Churchill conclude a conference in Casablanca.
  • 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.
  • 1972
    Japanese Sgt. Shoichi Yokoi is found hiding in a Guam jungle, where he had been since the end of World War II.
  • 1986
    Voyager 2 passes within 81500 km of Uranus.
  • 2009
    The storm Klaus makes landfall near Bordeaux, France. It subsequently would cause 26 deaths as well as extensive disruptions to public transport and power supplies.

Who were born on January 24?

  • 1754
    Andrew Ellicott, American surveyor (d. 1820)
  • 1909
    Martin Lings, English Islamic scholar (d. 2005)
  • 1936
    Bobby Wellins, Scottish jazz saxophonist
  • 1941
    Aaron Neville, American singer
  • 1942
    Gary Hart, American professional wrestling figure (d. 2008)
  • 1949
    John Belushi, American actor (d. 1982)
  • 1950
    Gennifer Flowers, American actress, political figure
  • 1962
    Argiris Kambouris, Greek basketball player
  • 1965
    Mike Awesome, American professional wrestler (d. 2007)
  • 1986
    Raviv Ullman, Israeli-born American actor

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