January 21-National Days, Birthday and Past Events

January 21 2023 is Saturday. 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 21

  • 21st day of the Gregorian calendar
  • Western Zodiac – Aquarius
  • One-Liners Day
  • Princess Ingrid Alexandra’s Day- Norway
  • National Hugging Day
  • Errol Barrow Day- Barbados
  • Lunar New Year’s Eve- Taiwan
  • Soup Swap Day
  • National Use Your Gift Card Day
  • Our Lady of Altagracia- Dominican Republic
  • National Cheesy Socks Day
  • Seollal Holiday- South Korea

Major Past Historical Events on January 21

Here you can get Major Past events and historical events on 21st January. List of Significant News Events and what happened this day in history. Let us Find Out.
  • 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

  • 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 2023?
21st January is Saturday21st day of the Gregorian calendar, Western Zodiac- Aquarius.
2. Special Day on 21st January?
  • 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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