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Wednesday January 29, 2020

January 29: Day of the Week

January 29, 2020 was the 29th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 337 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 29 Historical Event(s)

  • 904
    Sergius III comes out of retirement to take over the papacy from the deposed antipope Christopher.
  • 1845
    “The Raven” is published in the New York Evening Mirror, the first publication with the name of the author, Edgar Allan Poe
  • 1856
    Queen Victoria institutes the Victoria Cross.
  • 1940
    Three trains on the Sakurajima Line, in Osaka, Japan, collide and explode while approaching Ajikawaguchi Station. 181 people are killed.
  • 1943
    The first day of the Battle of Rennell Island, U.S. cruiser Chicago is torpedoed and heavily damaged by Japanese bombers.
  • 1944
    In Bologna, Italy, the Anatomical Theatre of the Archiginnasio is destroyed in an air-raid.
  • 1949
    New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Earth Ox in Chinese astrology.
  • 1963
    The first inductees into the Pro Football Hall of Fame are announced.
  • 1996
    President Jacques Chirac announces a “definitive end” to French nuclear weapons testing.
  • 2005
    The first direct commercial flights from mainland China (from Guangzhou) to Taiwan since 1949 arrived in Taipei. Shortly afterwards, a China Airlines flight lands in Beijing.

Who were born on January 29?

  • 1843
    William McKinley, American politician, 39th Governor of Ohio, and 25th President of the United States (d. 1901)
  • 1860
    Anton Chekhov, Russian writer (d. 1904)
  • 1866
    Julio Peris Brell, Spanish painter (d. 1944)
  • 1922
    Gerda Steinhoff, Nazi concentration camp supervisor (d. 1946)
  • 1940
    Kunimitsu Takahashi, Japanese motorcycle racer and racing driver
  • 1947
    Linda B. Buck, American scientist, Nobel laureate
  • 1953
    Ronnie Moore, English footballer
  • 1961
    Petra Thumer, German swimmer
  • 1971
    Clare Balding, British sports presenter
  • 1980
    Yael Bar-Zohar, Israeli actress and model

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