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Monday January 3, 2022

January 3: Day of the Week

January 3, 2022 was the 3rd day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 362 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Monday.

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

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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

Capricorn 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 3: This Day in History

The Perihelion, the point in the year when the Earth is closest to the Sun, occurs around this date.

January 3 Historical Event(s)

  • 1749
    The first issue of Berlingske, Denmark’s oldest continually operating newspaper, is published.
  • 1823
    Stephen F. Austin receives a grant of land in Texas from the government of Mexico.
  • 1888
    The refracting telescope at the Lick Observatory, measuring 91 cm in diameter, is used for the first time. It was the largest telescope in the world at the time.
  • 1919
    At the Paris Peace Conference, Emir Faisal of Iraq signs an agreement with Zionist leader Chaim Weizmann on the development of a Jewish homeland in Palestine and an Arab nation in a large part of the Middle East.
  • 1932
    Martial law is declared in Honduras to stop a revolt by banana workers fired by the United Fruit Company.
  • 1949
    The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, the central bank of the Philippines, is established.
  • 1961
    The United States severs diplomatic relations with Cuba.
  • 1977
    Apple Computer is incorporated.
  • 1996
    The Motorola StarTAC, the first flip phone and one of the first mobile phones to gain widespread consumer adoption, goes on sale.
  • 1997
    China announces it will spend US$27.7 billion to fight erosion and pollution in the Yangtze and Yellow River valleys.

Who were born on January 3?

  • 1719
    Francisco José Freire, Portuguese historian (d. 1773)
  • 1898
    Carlos Keller, Chilean fascist politician (d. 1974)
  • 1910
    Frenchy Bordagaray, American baseball player (d. 2000)
  • 1915
    Mady Rahl, German actress (d. 2009)
  • 1926
    George Martin, British record producer
  • 1929
    Ernst Mahle, Brazilian composer
  • 1939
    Bobby Hull, Canadian hockey player
  • 1970
    Matt Ross, American actor
  • 1978
    Mike York, American ice hockey player
  • 1986
    Lloyd Polite, American R&B singer

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