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Friday January 7, 2022

January 7: Day of the Week

January 7, 2022 was the 7th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 358 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Friday.

If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kin'yōbi.

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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 7 Historical Event(s)

  • 1598
    Boris Godunov becomes Czar of Russia.
  • 1782
    The first American commercial bank, the Bank of North America, opens.
  • 1920
    The New York State Assembly refuses to seat five duly elected Socialist assemblymen.
  • 1931
    Guy Menzies flies the first solo non-stop trans-Tasman flight (from Australia to New Zealand) in 11 hours and 45 minutes, crash-landing on New Zealand’s west coast.
  • 1942
    World War II: The siege of the Bataan Peninsula begins.
  • 1959
    The United States recognizes the new Cuban government of Fidel Castro.
  • 1968
    Surveyor Program: Surveyor 7, the last spacecraft in the Surveyor series, lifts off from launch complex 36A, Cape Canaveral.
  • 1984
    Brunei becomes the sixth member of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
  • 1985
    Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency launches Sakigake, Japan’s first interplanetary spacecraft and the first deep space probe to be launched by any country other than the United States or the Soviet Union.
  • 1999
    The Senate trial in the impeachment of U.S. President Bill Clinton begins.

Who were born on January 7?

  • 1706
    Johann Heinrich Zedler, German publisher (d. 1751)
  • 1837
    Thomas Henry Ismay, founder of the White Star Line shipping company (d. 1899)
  • 1871
    Émile Borel, French mathematician and politician (d. 1956)
  • 1899
    Francis Poulenc, French composer (d. 1963)
  • 1924
    Pablo Birger, Argentine racing driver (d. 1966)
  • 1947
    Shobha De, Indian writer
  • 1950
    Malcolm Macdonald, English footballer
  • 1950
    Ross Grimsley, American baseball player
  • 1964
    Nicolas Cage, American actor
  • 1990
    Camryn Grimes, American actress

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