January 2 – National Days, Birthday and Past Events

January 2 2023 is Monday. Holidays & Observances, National and Special Days, Major Past Events, Zodiac Sign, Birthday of Celebrity & famous personalities on this date.

Here Know Holidays, Observances of Special & National Day on January 2

  • 2nd day of the Gregorian calendar
  • Western Zodiac – Capricorn
  • Swiss Cheese Day
  • Carnival Day- Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Run Up the Flagpole and See if Anyone Salutes Day
  • National Pet Travel Safety Day
  • Motivation and inspiration Day
  • National Cream Puff Day
  • Weigh-in-Day
  • National Science Fiction Day
  • 55 mph Speed Limit Day
  • Day after New Year’s Day- New Zealand, Romania, Cook Islands, Rwanda and Canada
  • National Buffet Day
  • Happy New Year for Cats Day
  • World Introvert Day
  • National Personal Trainer Awareness Day
  • Berchtold Day- Switzerland and Liechtenstein

Major Past Historical Events on January 2

Here you can get Major Past events and historical events on 2nd January. List of Significant News Events and what happened this day in history. Let us Find Out.
  • 2014-Colorado became the first state to allow the sale of the drug Marijuana for recreational use.
  • 2007-Strong Blizzards have brought up to 3 ft of snow to central US in the last two days, killing 12 and threatening thousands of animals.
  • 2006-An explosion at the Sago Mine, West Virginia, trapping 13 miners below; 12 die before they can be freed.
  • 1999-A huge snowstorm hits the Midwest, dropping 14 inches of snow in Milwaukee and 19 inches in Chicago and 68 people die.
  • 1980-President Jimmy Carter proposed the postponement of the Salt II nuclear weapon treaty.
  • 1971-About 66 football fans die and 200 people were injured in the crush football game.
  • 1967-Ronald Reagan is sworn in as Governor of California
  • 1959-The Soviet spacecraft Luna 1 is launched and was the first to reach the vicinity of the moon and orbit the sun.
  • 1929-The United States and Canada both had signed an agreement to protect Niagara Falls.
  • 1860-Urban Le Verrier announces the discovery of the planet Vulcan.

Famous Personalities & Celebrities Birthday on January 2

  • 1993-Bryson Tiller-American rapper and singer-songwriter
  • 1971-Renee Elise Goldsberry- American Actress, singer and songwriter
  • 1967-Tia Carrere-American Actor and Singer
  • 1936-Roger Miller-American singer-songwriter and actor.
  • 1928-Daisaku Ikeda-Japanese spiritual leader.
  • 1920-Isaac Asimov-American chemist and author.
  • 1905-Michael Tippett-English composer.
  • 1873-Therese of Lisieux-French nun.

FAQ / People Also Ask

1. Which Day is 2nd January 2023?
2nd January is Monday2nd day of the Gregorian calendar, Western Zodiac- Capricorn.
2. Special Day on 2nd January?
  • The purpose of National Science Fiction Day is to encourage the appreciation of science fiction as a literary subgenre, as well as its creators, its history, and the many different forms the genre has been adapted into. Every year on January 2nd, millions of science fiction readers and viewers across the United States read and watch their preferred works in the genre.
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