January 21-National Days, Birthday and Important Past Events

January 21 2024 is Sunday. National Squirrel Appreciation Day. National Granola Bar Day. Princess Ingrid Alexandra’s Day- Norway. National Hugging Day and much more on this date.

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

Holidays, Observances of Special Day & National Day on January 21

Find out about important past events, festivals, funny, weird, national days, special days & Holidays happening around the world in different countries on this day

National days on Sun Jan 21st, 2024

  • 21stday of the Gregorian calendar
  • Western Zodiac – Aquarius
  • One-Liners Day
  • National Squirrel Appreciation Day
  • National Granola Bar Day
  • Princess Ingrid Alexandra’s Day- Norway
  • National Hugging Day
  • Errol Barrow Day- Barbados
  • International Sweatpants Day
  • Soup Swap Day
  • Our Lady of Altagracia- Dominican Republic
  • National Cheesy Socks Day
  • International Playdate Day
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Past events and historical events on January 21

  • 2013-Atari USA filed for bankruptcy to separate from its loss-making French parent company Atari SA.
  • 2010-The Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton asks China to investigate the cyber attacks on Google.
  • 2009-President Barack Obama has been sworn in as US president for the second time in two days following a minor mistake during the first oath-taking.
  • 1998-Pope John Paul II visits Cuba first time any Pope visited the country.
  • 1976-Concorde takes off on its first scheduled flights from Paris and London simultaneously.
  • 1968-The Battle of Khe Sanh begins which is one of the most publicized battles of the Vietnam War.
  • 1968-U.S. Senator Monroney proposed a bill to outlaw tolls on the Interstate Highway System to prevent new turnpikes.
  • 1954-First Lady Mamie Eisenhower launches Nautilus, the world’s first atomic submarine.
  • 1911-About 23 cars take part in the first Rally Monte Carlo from 11 different European locations.
  • 1899-Opel builds its first automobile which is one of the world’s largest car manufacturers.

Famous Personalities & Celebrities Birthday on January 21

Famous Celebrities birthdays on 21st January
  • 1994-Booboo Stewart-American Actor, Singer & Visual Artist
  • 1963-Hakeem Olajuwon-American basketball player.
  • 1956-Geena Davis-American-Actress
  • 1941-Placido Domingo-Spanish tenor and conductor.
  • 1940-Jack Nicklaus-American Greatest Golfer.
  • 1922-Telly Savalas-American singer and actor
  • 1905-Christian Dior-French fashion designer.
  • 1824-Stonewall Jackson-American general.

FAQ / People Also Ask

1. Which Day is 21st January 2024?

  • 21st January is Sunday
  • 21st day of the Gregorian calendar
  • Western Zodiac- Aquarius

2. Special Day on January 21

  • Each year on January 21st, the United States celebrates National Hugging Day. This day has been honoured for the first time on January 21, 1986 in Clio, Michigan, in the United States of America, and it is held yearly on January 21.

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