New Year’s Day: 1 January – First day of the Gregorian Year.
Fun Facts about January
On average, it is the coldest month of the year in the Northern Hemisphere. It is the second month of winter. In the Southern Hemisphere January is a summer month the equivalent of July.
National Cheesy Socks Day. National Granola Bar Day. National Hug Your Puppy Day. National Hugging Day.
January (in Latin, Ianuarius) is named after Janus, the god of beginnings and transitions in Roman mythology. … Historical names for January include its original Roman designation, Ianuarius, the Saxon term Wulf-monath (meaning “wolf month”) and Charlemagne’s designation Wintarmanoth (“winter / cold month”).
January is often a month of new beginnings and endings. Some of us embark on new health club memberships in an attempt to end old habits. Our new year’s resolutions help kick-off healthy habits placing us squarely on a path of health and renewal.
The most popular national holidays in the United States are Christmas and Thanksgiving. While Christmas is celebrated around the world, Thanksgiving is celebrated in a smaller number of countries. Other than in the United States, Thanksgiving is celebrated also in Canada, Liberia, Saint Lucia, and Grenada.
|Holiday name||Holiday location||Holiday type|
|Day of the Great October Socialist Revolution observed||Kyrgyzstan||Public holiday|
|Constitution Day observed||Tajikistan||Public holiday|
|Tongue Twister Day||–||Unofficial|
Civic Holiday in 2021 is celebrated on the second of August.
Netaji Jayanti, also known as “Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti” or officially “Parakram Divas” or “Parakram Diwas” (Day of Valour), is a national event celebrated in India to mark the birthday of a prominent Indian freedom fighter Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. It is celebrated annually on 23 January.
2022 Daily Holidays that fall on January 4, include:
Free Flower Basket Day. I Am a Mentor Day. National Spaghetti Day. Pop Music Chart Day.
|National Day of Prayer||Buddhist, Christian, Islamic|
|May 16 Monday|
|Buddha Purnima||Buddhist, Indian Holidays, Pagan|
|Vesak||Buddhist, Hindu, International|
|New Year’s Day||January 1||Monday|
|Independence Day||July 4||Thursday|
|Labor Day||September 2||Monday|
|Columbus Day||October 14||Monday|
|Veterans Day||November 11||Monday|
National Sons Day is celebrated on September 28. It is a day to show appreciation for the boys in our lives, and also for parents of boys to reflect on the way that they are raising them and if they’re doing their best. There is some debate around the date for National Sons Day. …
They are either Capricorn or Aquarius. People born before January 20 are Capricorns, while people born toward the end of January have the sign of Aquarius.
January is named after the Roman god Janus. As you can see in this print, he had two faces so he could see the future and the past!Dec 29, 2017
January, as we know, is the first month of the year and contains 31 days. The term originated before the year 1000 from Middle English, ultimately deriving from the Latin noun use of Jānuārius, equivalent to Jānu(s) or Jānus.
|System||First day of week||First week of year contains|
|(Middle Eastern)||Saturday||1st Friday|
|(Western traditional)||Sunday||1st Saturday|
The Emancipation Proclamation, which freed enslaved people in the Confederacy (the states in rebellion against the Union during the American Civil War), was issued by U.S. President Abraham Lincoln.
|1||December 25 (Fixed)||Christmas|
|2||November 22–28 (Floating Thursday)||Thanksgiving|
|3||May 8–14 (Floating Sunday)||Mother’s Day|
|4||March 22 – April 25 (Floating Sunday)||Easter|
Diwali: This past year, this five-day Hindu festival began on November 13th and is an official holiday in India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Myanmar, among others.
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