January 04 Holidays

January 04 Holidays & National Days & Fun Days | January 04 Calendar

January 4th Daily Holidays include:

  • Dimpled Chad Day
  • Earth at Perihelion – January 4, 2023 @ 11:17am EST (closest to the Sun)
  • Free Flower Basket Day
  • I Am a Mentor Day
  • National Spaghetti Day
  • Pop Music Chart Day
  • Tom Thumb Day
  • Trivia Day
  • World Braille Day
  • World Hypnotism Day

January 04: Famous Birthdays

  • January 04, 1785 – Jacob Ludwig Carl Grimm, Germany, folklorist and editor of the famous “Grimm’s Fairy Tales” (d. 1863)
  • January 04, 1809 -Louis Braille, Coupvray France, was the developer of the Braille reading system for the blind. World Braille Day is celebrated today!

January 04: Historical Events

  • January, 04 1717 – Netherlands, England & France sign Triple Alliance.
  • January, 04 1762 – Great Britain declares war on Spain and Naples.
  • January, 04 1847 – Samuel Colt sells his first revolver pistol to the US government.
  • January, 04 1896 – Utah is admitted as the 45th US State.
  • January, 04 1958 – Sputnik 1 falls to Earth from its orbit, and burns up.
  • January, 04 1974 – US President Richard Nixon refuses to hand over tapes subpoenaed by Watergate Committee.
  • January, 04 1982 – Golden Gate Bridge, in San Francisco closed for the 3rd time due to a storm.
  • January, 04 1989 – US F-14s Tomcats shoot down 2 Libyan jet fighters during an air to air confrontation.
  • January, 04 2004 – Spirit, a NASA Mars Rover, lands successfully on Mars.
  • January, 04 2010 – The Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building is officially opened in Dubai. 160 floors and 2,717 feet tall.
  • January, 04 2018 – A passenger train in Free State, South Africa collides with a truck. The accident kills 20 and injures 260.

January 04: Astrological Sign

The Astrological Sign for January 4 is a Capricorn.

January Birthstone:

The Birthstone for January is Garnet, which comes in a rainbow of colors. It is considered a great gift to symbolize friendship and trust.


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