January 31: Day of the Week
January 31, 2022 is the 31st day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 334 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Monday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is lunes.
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Here’s the January calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
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 31 Historical Event(s)
- 1848John C. Fremont is court-martialed for mutiny and disobeying orders.
- 1891The first attempt at a Portuguese republican revolution breaks out in the northern city of Porto.
- 1900Datu Muhammad Salleh is assassinated in Kampung Teboh, Tambunan, ending the Mat Salleh Rebellion
- 1918A series of accidental collisions on a misty Scottish night leads to the loss of two Royal Navy submarines with over a hundred lives, and damage to another five British warships.
- 1919The Battle of George Square takes place in Glasgow, Scotland.
- 1945World War II: About 3,000 inmates from the Stutthof concentration camp are forcibly marched into the Baltic Sea at Palmnicken (now Yantarny, Russia) and executed.
- 1953A North Sea flood causes over 1,800 deaths in the Netherlands.
- 1957Eight people on the ground in Pacoima, California are killed following the mid-air collision between a Douglas DC-7 airliner and a Northrop F-89 Scorpion fighter jet.
- 2001In the Netherlands, a Scottish court convicts Libyan Abdelbaset al-Megrahi and acquits another Libyan citizen for their part in the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland in 1988.
- 2033New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Water Ox in Chinese astrology.
Who were born on January 31?
- 1902Nat Bailey, Canadian restaurateur (d. 1978)
- 1933Camille Henry, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1997)
- 1934Bob Turner, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 2005)
- 1935Kenzaburo Oe, Japanese writer, Nobel laureate
- 1959Anthony LaPaglia, Australian actor
- 1964Billey Shamrock, Swedish singer
- 1971Lee Young Ae, South Korean actress
- 1982Salvatore Masiello, Italian footballer
- 1992Tyler Seguin, Canadian hockey player
- 1996Joel Courtney, American film actor
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