January 8 2023 is Sunday. 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 8
- 8th day of the Gregorian calendar
- Western Zodiac – Capricorn
- Battle of New Orleans- USA
- National English Toffee Day
- War on Poverty Day
- National Winter Skin Relief Day
- New Year Holiday- Russia
- National Sunday Supper Day
- Earth’s Rotation Day
- National Bubble Bath Day
- Orthodox Christmas Day Holiday- Montenegro and Moldova
Major Past Historical Events on January 8
Here you can get Major Past events and historical events on 8th January. List of Significant News Events and what happened this day in history. Let us Find Out.
- 2010-U.S. President Barack Obama has unveiled a $2.3 billion promise for clean energy jobs.
- 2002-President George W. Bush signs into law the No Child Left Behind Act .
- 1994-Russian cosmonaut Valeri Polyakov begins his record spaceflight for staying 437 days and 18 hours.
- 1975-Ella Grasso became the state of Connecticut’s first female governor by won by election.
- 1973-A organisation named Action for Children’s Television (ACT) asked the U.S. government to ban ads during children’s TV programming.
- 1963-The Mona Lisa is shown in Washington, D.C. for the first time. In Washington and New York, almost 1 million people saw the picture.
- 1958-Robert James Fischer, a 14 year old boy from New York received the title of U.S. Chess Champion in Downtown Manhattan.
- 1959-Charles de Gaulle becomes president of France.
- 1945-Soviet Armies surrendered to U.S. and British Armies.
- 1918-Woodrow Wilson’s 14-Point Plan for Post-War Peace included 14 peacekeeping aspects.
- 1912-The African National Congress (ANC) is founded and it is now the country’s governing political party.
- 1889-Computer pioneer Herman Hollerith patents his punched card calculator in modern automatic computation.
- 1815-Major General Andrew Jackson defeats the invading British Army intent on taking New Orleans and the Louisiana Purchase territory.
- 1790-The U.S. president George Washington delivers the first State of the Union address in annual speech.
Famous Personalities & Celebrities Birthday on January 8
- 1992-Valkyrae-American Internet Personality YouTube Star
- 1982-Gaby Hoffmann- American Actress
- 1967-R. Kelly-American singer-songwriter, producer and actor.
- 1965-Michelle Forbes-American Actress
- 1947-David Bowie-English singer-songwriter, producer and actor.
- 1942-Stephen Hawking-English physicist and author.
- 1935-Elvis Presley-American singer, guitarist and actor.
- 1934-Jacques Anquetil-French cyclist.
- 1911-Gypsy Rose Lee-American vedette and burlesque entertainer
FAQ / People Also Ask
1. Which Day is 8th January 2023?
8th January is Sunday, 8th day of the Gregorian calendar, Western Zodiac- Capricorn.
2. Special Day on 8th January?
- National Bubble Bath Day-A pleasant warm or hot bubble bath sounds like the ideal way to celebrate National Bubble Bath Day on a brisk day in the middle of winter. It should come as no surprise that we commemorate it every year.
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