2018 Daily Holidays that fall on January 7, include:
Harlem Globetrotter's Day
I'm Not Going to Take It Anymore Day
International Programmer's Day
National Bobblehead Day
National Tempura Day
Old Rock Day
Orthodox Christmas Day
2018 Weekly Holidays that include January 7, are:
Celebration of Life Week - January 1-7
Home Office Safety and Security Week - January 7-13, 2018
National Folic Acid Awareness Week - January 7-13, 2018 (Second Week of January)
National Lose Weight - Feel Great Week - January 1-8, 2018
New Years' Resolution Week - January 1-8, 2018
Silent Record Week - January 1-7
Someday We'll Laugh About This Week - January 2-8
2018 Monthly Holidays that include January 7, 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
Harbin Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival - 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!
National Western Stock Show and Rodeo - January 6-21, 2018 (Denver, CO)
Pennsylvania Farm Show - January 6-13, 2018 (Harrisburg, PA)
Golden Globe Awards - January 7, 2018 (Beverly Hills, CA)
The Astrological Sign for January 7 is a Capricorn.
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 a Garnet.
1800 - Millard Fillmore, 13th US President in 1850-53
1937 - Paul Revere of Paul Revere and the Raiders
1948 - Kenny Loggins, solo singer and former partner of Loggins & Messina
1957 - Katie Couric, American television host
1964 - Nicolas Cage, actor
1536 - Catherine of Aragon who was the first wife of England's King Henry VIII (b. 1485)
2015 - Rod Taylor, Australian-American actor and screenwriter (b. 1930)
2015 - Among the 12 killed in the terrorist attack on Charlie Hebdo's office in Paris was Jean Cabut, a French caricaturist, and Stephane Charbonnier, a French cartoonist and editor the the magazine
Famous Weddings and Divorces
1971 - Science fiction author Stephen King married Tabitha Spruce, an author and activist
1985 - Singer and actress Janet Jackson divorces R&B singer James DeBarge
2006 - Pop Singer Pink marries motocross rider and actor Carey Hart
2012 - Lady Antebellum singer and songwriter Hillary Scott marries drummer Chris Tyrrell
Quote of the Day
Today is, I'm Not Going to Take it Anymore Day. It is a day to fight back, and take control of all the events that happen in one’s life, and stand up for yourself and your rights.
Recipe of the Day or a Healthy Diet Habit Tip of the Day
January is National Meat Month, so the Recipe of the Day is a Healthy Pepper Steak Recipe from Kerry, of Healthy Diet Habits. The link goes to her website.
This Day in History
1608 - Fire destroys Jamestown, Virginia
1785 - 1st balloon flight across the English Channel by Blanchard & Jeffries
1914 - 1st steamboat passes through Panama Canal
1927 - Harlem Globetrotters play their 1st game in Hinckley, Illinois
1929 - Tarzan, one of the 1st adventure comic strips, debuts
1934 - Flash Gordon, comic strip, by Alex Raymond, debuts
1942 - World War II siege of Bataan starts
1944 - Air Force announces production of 1st US jet fighter, the Bell P-59
1953 - US President Harry Truman announces development of the hydrogen bomb
1959 - US recognizes Fidel Castro's Cuban government
1982 - The TV show, Fame, premieres on NBC
1999 - US President Bill Clinton begins his impeachment trial in the Senate
2012 - In Carterton, New Zealand, a hot air balloon crashes and kills all 11 people on board
2015 - At the offices of Charlie Hebdo in Paris two gunmen kill twelve people and injure another eleven
This Day in Music
1950 - Gene Autry's, Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer hits #1
1955 - Marian Anderson becomes the 1st black singer to perform at the Met in New York City
1956 - Dean Martin's, Memories Are Made of This hits #1
1972 - Bread's, Baby I'm-A Want You is certified gold
1980 - Led Zeppelin's In Through The Outdoor, is certified platinum
1981 -Eagles Live, two album set released in 1980, is certified platinum
2009 - At the 35th Annual People's Choice Awards held in Los Angeles, Carrie Underwood, the fourth season winner of American Idol in 2005, is the night's big winner. She takes home the Favorite Female Singer, Country Song for " Last Name", and Favorite Star under 35 Awards.
2012 - Katy Perry's album Teenage Dream becomes the first album in history to have 7 songs from the same album reach #1 on the Billboard Hot Dance Club Songs chart. Six of the 8 songs on the album reached #1 on the US Billboard Hot 100.
In honor of Kenny Loggins birthday today, this is his Highway to the Dangerzone that was on the Movie Top Gun, with Tom Cruise.
This Day in Sports
Harlem Globetrotter's Day
1985 - Lou Brock & Hoyt Wilhelm, elected to Baseball's Hall of Fame
1992 - Tom Seaver & Rollie Fingers elected to Baseball's Hall of Fame
Word of the Day from Wiktionary
1. An inhabitant of a borough with full rights; a citizen.(historical) A town magistrate.
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