January 8-National Days, Birthday and Important Past Events

January 8 2024 is Monday. 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 8

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 Mon Jan 8th, 2024

  • 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
  • Earth’s Rotation Day
  • National Bubble Bath Day
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Past events and historical events on January 8

  • 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

Famous Celebrities birthdays on 8th January
  • 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 2024?

  • 8th January is Monday
  • 8th day of the Gregorian calendar
  • Western Zodiac- Capricorn

2. Special Day on January 8

  • 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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