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Friday January 28, 2022

January 28: Day of the Week

January 28, 2022 was the 28th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 337 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Friday.

If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is vendredi.

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Here’s the January calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

January 2022
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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 28 Historical Event(s)

  • 1077
    Walk to Canossa: The excommunication of Henry IV, Holy Roman Emperor is lifted.
  • 1521
    The Diet of Worms begins, lasting until May 25.
  • 1573
    Articles of the Warsaw Confederation are signed, sanctioning freedom of religion in Poland.
  • 1821
    Alexander Island is first discovered by Fabian Gottlieb von Bellingshausen.
  • 1855
    The first locomotive runs from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean on the Panama Railway.
  • 1922
    Knickerbocker Storm, Washington D.C.'s biggest snowfall, causes the city’s greatest loss of life when the roof of the Knickerbocker Theatre collapses.
  • 1935
    Iceland becomes the first Western country to legalize therapeutic abortion.
  • 1941
    French-Thai War: Final air battle of the conflict. Japanese-mediated armistice goes into effect later in the day.
  • 1958
    The last episode of the British radio comedy programme Goon Show was broadcast.
  • 2036
    New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Fire Dragon in Chinese astrology.

Who were born on January 28?

  • 1611
    Johannes Hevelius, Polish-born astronomer (d. 1687)
  • 1884
    Auguste Piccard, Swiss physicist (d. 1962)
  • 1887
    Arthur Rubinstein, Polish pianist (d. 1982)
  • 1911
    Johan van Hulst, Dutch politician
  • 1951
    Brian Bilbray, American politician
  • 1969
    Kathryn Morris, American actress
  • 1976
    Mark Madsen, American basketball player
  • 1976
    Miltiadis Sapanis, Greek footballer
  • 1980
    Jesse James Hollywood, American drug dealer and fugitive
  • 1980
    Nick Carter, American singer (Backstreet Boys)

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