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Monday January 29, 2018

January 29: Day of the Week

January 29, 2018 was the 29th day of the year 2018 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 336 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.

January 2018
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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 29 Historical Event(s)

  • 1676
    Feodor III becomes Tsar of Russia.
  • 1814
    France defeats Russia and Prussia in the Battle of Brienne.
  • 1863
    Bear River Massacre.
  • 1903
    New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Water Rabbit in Chinese astrology.
  • 1918
    Ukrainian-Soviet War: An armed uprising organized by the Bolsheviks in anticipation of the encroaching Red Army begins at the Kiev Arsenal, which will be put down six days later.
  • 1918
    Ukrainian-Soviet War: The Bolshevik Red Army, on its way to besiege Kiev, is met by a small group of military students at the Battle of Kruty.
  • 1940
    Three trains on the Sakurajima Line, in Osaka, Japan, collide and explode while approaching Ajikawaguchi Station. 181 people are killed.
  • 1944
    In Bologna, Italy, the Anatomical Theatre of the Archiginnasio is destroyed in an air-raid.
  • 1967
    The “ultimate high” of the hippie era, the Mantra-Rock Dance, takes place in San Francisco and features Janis Joplin, Grateful Dead, and Allen Ginsberg.
  • 2002
    In his State of the Union Address, President George W. Bush describes “regimes that sponsor terror” as an Axis of Evil, in which he includes Iraq, Iran and North Korea.

Who were born on January 29?

  • 1846
    Karol Olszewski, Polish scientist (d. 1915)
  • 1905
    Barnett Newman, American painter (d. 1970)
  • 1945
    Jim Nicholson, Irish politician
  • 1953
    Hwang Woo-Suk, South Korean biomedical scientist
  • 1953
    Lynne McGranger, Australian actress
  • 1957
    Grazyna Miller, Italian poet, translator, and journalist
  • 1960
    J. G. Thirlwell, Australian-born musician
  • 1964
    Andre Reed, American football player
  • 1964
    Anna Ryder Richardson, British interior designer and television presenter
  • 1967
    Stacey King, American basketball player

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