2023 Daily Holidays that fall on January 24, include:
Beer Can Appreciation Day
Belly Laugh Day
Change a Pet's Life Day
International Mobile Phone Recycling Day
National Compliment Day
National "Just Do It" Day
National Peanut Butter Day
Speak Up and Succeed Day - January 24, 2023 (Fourth Tuesday in January
Talk Like a Grizzled Prospector Day
2023 Weekly Holidays that include January 24, are:
Chinese New Year Festival and Parade - (San Francisco) - January 14 - March 5, 2023, Parade on February 4, 2023
International Hoof Care Week - January 24-27, 2023
International Hot Air Balloon Week - January 22-28, 2023 (Fourth Full Week of January)
International Snowmobile Safety and Awareness Week - January 21-27, 2023 (Begins on Third Saturday in January)
International Week of Prayer for Christian Unity - January 18-25
Kiss a Shark Week - January 22-28, 2023 (Fourth Full Week of January)
National Activity Professionals Week - January 23-27, 2023 (Fourth Full Week of January)
National Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists Week - January 22-28, 2023 (Last Full Week in January)
National Clean Out Your Inbox Week - January 23-27, 2023 (Last Business Week in January)
National Handwriting Analysis Week - January 22-28, 2023 (Week of John Hancock's birthday on January 23)
National Medical Group Practice Week - January 23-27, 2023 (M-F week that starts on Fourth Monday in January)
National School Choice Week - January 22-28, 2023 (Last Full Week in January)
Snowcare for Troops Awareness Week - January 22-28, 2023
Take a New Year's Resolution to Stop Smoking Month (TANYRSS) - December 17, 2022 - February 5, 2023; December 17, 2023 - February 5, 2024
Week of Christian Unity - January 18-25
World Kiwanis Week - January 21-26, 2023
2023 Monthly Holidays that include January 24, are:
There are too many monthly holidays to include here, so please check out my January Holidays page to see all of the holidays that are celebrated the entire month of January.
A page on each holiday will be coming soon and linked above.
If a date is a movable holiday, that is different every year, I'll include the year as well as the date rule above. Otherwise, the holiday falls on the same date each year.
World Festivals and Events (Date Order)
Harbin Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival - Usually starts annually on January 5, and typically runs for a month or more, in Harbin, China and is the largest ice and snow festival in the world! 2023 dates are December 23, 2022 - February 28, 2023
Southwestern Exposition and Livestock Show - January 13 - February 4, 2023 (Fort Worth, TX)
Sundance Film Festival - January 19-29, 2023 - An American Film festival held each year in Park City, Utah.
International Circus Festival of Monte Carlo - January 20-29, 2023 (Monaco)
The Astrological Sign for January 24 is an Aquarius.
Birth Flower of the Month
The Birth Flower(s) for the Month for January are:
Carnation - The Carnation is the Birth Flower for January. The symbolization of the Carnation means love, pride, beauty, purity, distinction, fascination, and loyal.
Snowdrop is a white flower with three small petals in the middle surrounded by three larger petals on the outside. The symbolization of the snowdrop means love, fascination, and purity.
See our GARDEN HOLIDAYS page for all the special days celebrating things of the garden!
The Birthstone for January is Garnet, which comes in a rainbow of colors. It is considered a great gift to symbolize friendship and trust.
1862 – Edith Wharton, American writer (d. 1937)
1917 – Ernest Borgnine, American actor (d. 2012) (McHale's Navy Airwolf, The Poseidon Adventure)
1918 – Oral Roberts, American evangelist (d. 2009)
1939 – Ray Stevens, American musician
1941 – Aaron Neville, American singer (Neville Brothers)
1941 – Neil Diamond, American singer
1943 – Sharon Tate, American actress and Manson murder victim (d. 1969)
1949 – John Belushi, American actor (Saturday Night Live, The Blues Brothers) (d. 1982)
1968 – Mary Lou Retton, American gymnast
1965 – Winston Churchill, soldier, politician, historian, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Nobel laureate (b. 1874)
1986 – L. Ron Hubbard, American writer and founder of Scientology (b. 1911)
1989 – Ted Bundy, American serial killer (b. 1946)
2010 – Pernell Roberts, American actor & singer, last surviving star of Bonanza (b. 1928)
2012 – James Farentino, American actor (b. 1938)
Famous Weddings and Divorces
Rose Dugdale and Eddie Gallagher become the first convicted prisoners
to marry in prison in the history of the Republic of Ireland.
Quote of the Day
Sir Winston Churchill was a British politician, best known for his leadership of the United Kingdom during the Second World War. He was widely regarded as one of the greatest wartime leaders of the 20th century.
Recipe of the Day or a Healthy Diet Habit Tip of the Day