January Holidays

The January Holidays start off with New Years Day - the start of a brand new year!  A time for a fresh start and setting some realistic New Years Resolutions. If you indulged a little more than you should have on New Years Eve, the day might be a quiet one in bed recovering from the night before!

Ham and Bean Soup

January is National Soup Month!  Nothing like a great bowl of homemade healthy soup in the winter months! Pictured above is a Ham and White Bean Soup - Recipe by Kerry of Healthy Diet Habits.  To see this recipe and her other Soup Recipes, check out her Healthy Soup Recipes on her Healthy Diet Habits Website!

Below you will find our listing of the Holidays and Observances that fall in January.  

NOTE:

  1. A page on each holiday will be coming eventually and linked below.
  2. If a date is a movable holiday, that is different every year, we'll include the year as well as the date rule below. Otherwise, the holiday falls on the same date each year.
  3. If we have made an error, have any incorrect dates, or have left off any Holidays, Observances, or Awareness Days etc, please let us know! Contact Us!


Annual Holidays and Observances
United Nations International Years

Each year, the United Nations chooses a few different topics, or themes that they want all the Countries around the World to focus on. 

In 2024, these are:

  • International Year of Camelids

In 2022, these are:

  • International Year of Artisanal Fisheries and Aquaculture

In 2021, these are:

  • International Year of Creative Economy for Sustainable Development
  • International Year of Fruits and Vegetables
  • International Year of Peach and Trust

In 2020, these are:

  • International Year of Plant Health
  • International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife

In 2019, these are:

  • International Year of Indigenous Languages
  • International Year of Moderation
  • International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements 

In 2017, these are:

  • International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development

In 2016, these are:

  • International Year of Pulses

In 2015, these are:

  • International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies
  • International Year of Soils

In 2014, these are:

  • International Year of Crystallography
  • International Year of Family Farming
  • International Year of Small Island Developing States
  • International Year of Solidarity with the Palestinian People

In 2013, these are:

  • International Year of Quinoa
  • International Year of Water Cooperation

In 2012, these are:

  • International Year of Cooperatives
  • International Year of Sustainable Energy for All.


Monthly Holidays and Observances

  • Adopt a Rescued Bird Month
  • Apple and Apricots Month
  • Artichoke and Asparagus Month
  • Bath Safety Month
  • Be Kind to Food Servers Month
  • Black Diamond Month
  • Book Blitz Month
  • Brain Teaser Month
  • Bread Machine Baking Month
  • California Dried Plum Digestive Health Month
  • California Restaurant Month
  • Celebration of Life Month
  • Cervical Cancer Screening Month
  • Cervical Health Awareness Month
  • Children Impacted by Parent's Cancer Month
  • Clap 4 Health Month
  • Eye Care Month
  • Family Fit Lifestyle Month
  • Financial Wellness Month
  • Get a Balanced Life Month
  • Get Organized Month
  • Human Resource Month
  • International Brain Teaser Month
  • International Change Your Stars Month
  • International Child-Centered Divorce Awareness Month
  • International Creativity Month
  • International New Year's Resolution Month for Business
  • International Quality of Life Month
  • International Wayfinding Month
  • International Wealth Mentality Month
  • Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month
  • Manuary
  • March of Dimes Birth Defects Prevention Month
  • Menudo Month
  • National Be On-Purpose Month
  • National Birth Defects Prevention Month
  • National Blood Donor Month
  • National Book Blitz Month
  • National Braille Literacy Month
  • National Candy Month
  • National CBD Month
  • National Child Centered Divorce Awareness Month
  • National Clean Up Your Computer Month
  • National Codependency Awareness Month
  • National Egg Month
  • National Fiber Focus Month
  • National Glaucoma Awareness Month
  • National Hobby Month
  • National Hot Tea Month
  • National Mail Order Gardening Month
  • National Meat Month
  • National Mentoring Month
  • National Oatmeal Month
  • National Personal Self-Defense Awareness Month
  • National Personal Trainer Awareness Month
  • National Physiotherapy Month
  • National Polka Music Month
  • National Poverty in America Awareness Month
  • National Radon Action Month
  • National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month
  • National Slow Cooking Month
  • National Skating Month
  • National Soup Month
  • National Stalking Awareness Month
  • National Staying Healthy Month
  • National Sunday Supper Month
  • National Thank You Month
  • National Train Your Dog Month
  • National Volunteer Blood Donor Month
  • National Wheat Bread Month
  • Oatmeal Month
  • Prune Breakfast Month
  • Retail Bakers Month
  • Rising Star Month
  • Self-Help Group Awareness Month
  • Self-Love Month
  • Shape Up US Month
  • Take a New Year's Resolution to Stop Smoking Month (TANYRSS) - December 17 - February 5 (51 days starting on December 17)
  • Teen Driving Awareness Month
  • Thyroid Disease Awareness Month
  • Tuberous Sclerosis Awareness Month
  • Tubers and Dried Fruit Month
  • Unchain a Dog Month
  • Walk Your Pet Month
  • Worldwide Rising Star Month

Weekly Holidays and Observances

  • Bald Eagle Appreciation Days - January 16-17, 2021
  • Carnival of Venice - January 30 - February 16, 2021 - An annual festival held in Venice, Italy where people wear masks and costumes.
  • Catholic Schools Week - January 31, 2021 - February 6, 2021 (Begins on the last Sunday in January)
  • Celebration of Life Week - January 1-7
  • Christmas Bird Count Week - December 14, 2020 - January 5, 2021; December 14, 2021 - January 5, 2022
  • Cordova Ice Worm Days - January 30 - February 6, 2021
  • Cuckoo Dancing Week - January 11-17
  • Dating and Life Coach Recognition Week - January 3-9, 2020 (2021 TBD)
  • Diet Resolution Week - January 1-7
  • Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over (Winter Enforcement) - December 23, 2020 - January 1, 2021
  • Elvis Presley Birthday Celebration Week - January 7-10, 2021
  • Harbin Ice Festival - January 5 - February 5, 2021
  • Healthy Weight Week - January 17-23, 2021 (Third Week in January)
  • Home Office Safety and Security Week - January 10-16, 2021 (Second Full Week in January)
  • Hot Heads Chili Days - January 17-18
  • Hunt for Happiness Week - January 17-23, 2021 (Third Full Week)
  • International Circus Festival of Monte Carlo - Canceled for 2021 due to Covid-19 until 2022 on January 20-30, 2022 (Monaco)
  • International Hoof Care Week - January 26-29, 2021
  • International Hot Air Balloon Week - January 24-30, 2021 (Fourth Full Week of January)
  • International Printing Week - Third Week of January
  • International Snowmobile Safety and Awareness Week - January 16-24, 2021
  • International Week of Prayer for Christian Unity - January 18-25
  • Kiss a Shark Week - January 24-30, 2021 (Fourth Full Week of January)
  • Kwanzaa - Week of December 26 - January 1 always; December 26, 2020 - January 1, 2021; December 26, 2021 - January 1, 2022
  • National Activity Professionals Week - January 24-30, 2021 (Third Full Week of January)
  • National Bean Day - January 16-17, 2020 (2021 TBA)
  • National Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists Week - January 24-30, 2021
  • National Clean Out Your Inbox Week - January 25-29, 2021 (Last Business Week in January)
  • National Folic Acid Awareness Week - January 3-9, 2021 (Second Week of January)
  • National Fresh Squeezed Juice Week - January 17-23
  • National Handwriting Analysis Week - January 17-23, 2021 (Week of John Hancock's birthday on January 23)
  • National Irish Coffee Week - Fourth Week of January
  • National Law Enforcement Training Week - January 3-9, 2021 (First Full Week of January)
  • National Lose Weight - Feel Great Week - January 3-9, 2021 (Starts First Sunday in January)
  • National Meat Week - January 24-31, 2021 (Begins on last Sunday of January)
  • National Medical Group Practice Week - January 25-29, 2021 (M-F week that starts on Fourth Monday in January )
  • National Mocktail Week - January 10-16, 2021 (Second Full Week in January)
  • National Pizza Week - January 10-16, 2021 (Second Full Week of January)
  • National School Choice Week - January 24-30, 2021 (Last Week in January)
  • National Soccer Coaches of America Week - January 6-10, 2021 
  • National Thank Your Customers Week - January 3-9, 2021 (First Full Week of January)
  • National Western Stock Show and Rodeo - (Denver, CO) - Postponed until January 2022 due to COVID-19
  • New Years' Resolution Week - January 1-8
  • No Name Calling Week - January 18-22, 2021
  • No Tillage Week - January 12-15, 2021
  • Pennsylvania Farm Show - January 9-16, 2021 (Harrisburg, PA)
  • Rolex 24 at Daytona - January 28-31, 2021 (Daytona, FL)
  • Saint Paul Winter Carnival - January 28 - February 7, 2021 (St. Paul, MN)
  • Silent Record Week - January 1-7
  • Snowcare for Troops Awareness Week - January 19-25, 2020 (2021 TBD)
  • Someday We'll Laugh About This Week - January 2-8
  • Southwestern Exposition and Livestock Show - Canceled for 2021 due to COVID-19 (Fort Worth, TX)
  • Sugar Awareness Week - January 18-22, 2021 (Third Work Week in January)
  • Sundance Film Festival (Park City, Utah) - January 21-31, 2021
  • Tax Identity Theft Week - January 25-29, 2021
  • The American Express Tournament (Formerly: CareerBuilder Challenge and Prior to that Bob Hope Classic) - January 20-24, 2021 in La Quinta, CA
  • Tie One On For Safety Campaign - November 26, 2020 - January 1, 2021 (Thanksgiving to New Years Day); November 25, 2021 - January 1, 2022
  • Tu B'Shevat (Arbor Day) - Evening of January 27 - Evening of January 28, 2021
  • Universal Letter Writing Week - January 8-14
  • Week of Christian Unity - January 18-25
  • World Kiwanis Week - Third Week of January


Daily Holidays and Observances

  • Apple Gifting Day - January 1
  • Bonza Bottler Day - January 1
  • Commitment Day - January 1
  • Copyright Law Day - January 1
  • Ellis Island Day - January 1
  • Euro Day - January 1
  • First Foot Day - January 1
  • Global Family Day - January 1
  • Mummer's Parade - January 1
  • National Bloody Mary Day - January 1
  • National Hangover Day - January 1
  • New Years Day - January 1
  • New Years Day Observed - January 1, 2021
  • New Year's Dishonor List Day - January 1
  • Polar Bear Plunge or Swim Day - January 1
  • Public Domain Day - January 1
  • Rose Bowl Game - January 1, 2021
  • Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God - January 1 (Catholic)
  • St. Basil's Day - January 1
  • Tournament of Roses Parade - January 1, 2021
  • World Day of Peace - January 1
  • Z Day - January 1
  • 55 MPH Speed Limit Day - January 2
  • Earth at Perihelion - January 2, 2021 @ 8:30am EST (closest to the Sun)
  • Happy Mew Year for Cats Day - January 2
  • National Buffet Day - January 2
  • National Cream Puff Day - January 2
  • National Motivation and Inspiration Day - January 2
  • National Personal Trainer Awareness Day - January 2
  • National Pet Travel Safety Day - January 2
  • National Play Outside Day - January 2, 2021 (First Saturday of EVERY Month)
  • National Run Up the Flagpole and See if Anybody Salutes it Day - January 2
  • National Science Fiction Day - January 2
  • Swiss Cheese Day - January 2
  • World Introvert Day - January 2
  • Festival of Sleep Day - January 3
  • Fruitcake Toss Day - January 3, 2021
  • Humiliation Day - January 3
  • J.R.R. Tolkien Day - January 3
  • Memento Mori "Remember You Die" Day - January 3
  • National Chocolate Covered Cherry Day - January 3
  • National Drinking Straw Day - January 3
  • National Write to Congress Day - January 3
  • Women Rock! Day - January 3
  • Blue Monday - January 4, 2021 (First Monday of the Year)
  • Dimpled Chad Day - January 4
  • Divorce Monday - January 4, 2021 (First Monday of the year is when most divorces are filed)
  • Free Flower Basket Day - January 4
  • Handsel Day - January 4, 2021 (First Monday in January)
  • I Am a Mentor Day - January 4
  • National Spaghetti Day - January 4
  • National Weigh-In Day - January 4, 2021 (First Monday after New Years)
  • Pop Music Chart Day - January 4
  • Thank God It's Monday Day - January 4, 2021 (First Monday in January)
  • Tom Thumb Day - January 4
  • Trivia Day - January 4
  • World Braille Day - January 4
  • World Hypnotism Day - January 4
  • Monopoly Game Day - January 5
  • National Bird Day - January 5
  • National Keto Day - January 5
  • National Screenwriters Day - January 5
  • National Whipped Cream Day - January 5
  • Twelfth Night - January 5
  • Apple Tree Day - January 6
  • Armenian Christmas - January 6
  • Cuddle Up Day - January 6
  • Epiphany, or Three Kings Day - January 6 (12th Day After Christmas)
  • National Shortbread Day - January 6
  • National Smith Day - January 6
  • National Take a Poet to Lunch Day - January 6
  • National Take Down the Christmas Tree Day - January 6
  • National Technology Day - January 6
  • World Day for War Orphans - January 6
  • Distaff Day - January 7
  • Harlem Globetrotter's Day - January 7
  • I'm Not Going to Take It Anymore Day - January 7
  • International Programmer's Day - January 7
  • National Bobblehead Day - January 7
  • National Pass Gas Day - January 7
  • National Tempura Day - January 7
  • Old Rock Day - January 7
  • Orthodox Christmas Day - January 7
  • Argyle Day - January 8
  • Bubble Bath Day - January 8
  • Earth's Rotation Day - January 8
  • International Typing Day - January 8
  • Midwife's Day or Women's Day - January 8 (In Greece)
  • National English Toffee Day - January 8
  • National Joygerm Day - January 8
  • National Man Watcher's Day - January 8 (Also known as Male Watcher's Day)
  • National Winter Skin Relief Day - January 8
  • Show and Tell Day at Work - January 8
  • War on Poverty Day - January 8
  • World Literary Day - January 8
  • World Typing Day - January 8
  • Balloon Ascension Day - January 9
  • Eagle Day - January 9, 2021 (Second Saturday in January)
  • International Choreographers Day - January 9
  • National Apricot Day - January 9
  • National Cassoulet Day - January 9
  • National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day - January 9
  • National Static Electricity Day - January 9
  • National Take the Stairs Day - January 9
  • National Vision Board Day - January 9, 2021 (Second Saturday in January)
  • National Word Nerd Day - January 9
  • Panama's Martyrs' Day - January 9
  • Play God Day - January 9
  • Baptism of the Lord - January 10, 2021 (Sunday after Epiphany)
  • Bittersweet Chocolate Day - January 10
  • Houseplant Appreciation Day - January 10
  • League of Nations Day - January 10
  • National Cut Your Energy Costs Day - January 10
  • National Oysters Rockefeller Day - January 10
  • National Peculiar People Day - January 10
  • National Sunday Supper Day - January 10, 2021 (Second Sunday in January)
  • No Pants Subway Ride Day - January 10, 2021 
  • Save the Eagles Day - January 10
  • Cigarettes are Hazardous to Your Health Day - January 11
  • Coming of Age Day - January 11, 2021 (Celebrated in Japan on the Second Monday of January)
  • Girl Hug Boy Day - January 11
  • Heritage Treasures Day (U.K.) - January 11
  • Hot Toddy Day - January 11
  • International Thank-You Day - January 11
  • Learn Your Name in Morse Code Day - January 11
  • Milk Day - January 11
  • National Clean Off Your Desk Day - January 11, 2021 (Second Monday in January)
  • National Gluten-Free Day - January 11, 2021 (Second Monday in January)
  • National Human Trafficking Awareness Day - January 11
  • National Step in a Puddle and Splash Your Friend Day - January 11
  • Plough Monday - January 11, 2021 (First Monday after January 6)
  • Secret Pal Day - January 11
  • World Sketchnote Day - January 11
  • Curried Chicken Day - January 12
  • Feast of Fabulous Wild Men Day - January 12
  • Kiss a Ginger Day - January 12
  • National Hot Tea Day - January 12
  • National Marzipan Day - January 12 
  • National Pharmacist Day - January 12
  • National Poetry at Work Day - January 12, 2021 (Second Tuesday in January)
  • National Shop for Travel Day - January 12, 2021 (Second Tuesday in January)
  • Stick to Your New Year's Resolution Day - January 12
  • Work Harder Day - January 12
  • Korean American Day - January 13
  • Make Your Dreams Come True Day - January 13
  • National Peach Melba Day - January 13
  • National Sticker Day - January 13
  • Poetry Break Day - January 13
  • Public Radio Broadcasting Day - January 13
  • Rubber Ducky Day - January 13
  • Stephen Foster Memorial Day - January 13
  • Cesarean Section Day - January 14
  • Feast of the Ass (Donkey) - January 14 (Celebrates all the donkeys of the Bible)
  • Healthy Weight, Healthy Look Day - January 14, 2021 (Second Thursday in January)
  • International Kite Day - January 14
  • National Dress Up Your Pet Day - January 14
  • National Hot Pastrami Sandwich Day - January 14
  • Organize Your Home Day - January 14
  • Orthodox New Year - January 14
  • Ratification Day - January 14
  • Take a Missionary to Lunch Day - January 14
  • World Logic Day - January 14
  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Day - January 15
  • Hat Day - January 15
  • Humanitarian Day - January 15
  • International Fetish Day - January 15, 2021 (Third Friday in January)
  • Lee Jackson Day (State Holiday in Virginia) - January 15, 2021
  • National Bagel Day - January 15
  • National Booch Day - January 15
  • National Fresh Squeezed Juice Day - January 15
  • Strawberry Ice Cream Day - January 15
  • Wikipedia Day - January 15
  • Appreciate a Dragon Day - January 16
  • Book Publishers Day - January 16
  • Civil Service Day - January 16
  • International Hot & Spicy Food Day - January 16
  • National Fig Newton Day - January 16
  • National Good Teen Day - January 16
  • National Nothing Day - January 16
  • National Quinoa Day - January 16
  • National Use Your Gift Card Day - January 16, 2021 (Third Saturday in January)
  • National Without a Scalpel Day - January 16
  • Prohibition Remembrance Day - January 16
  • Psychiatric Technician's Day - January 16
  • Religious Freedom Day - January 16
  • Soup Swap Day - January 16, 2021 (Third Saturday in January)
  • Without a Scalpel Day - January 16
  • Ben Franklin's Birthday - January 17
  • Cable Car Day - January 17
  • Customer Service Day - January 17
  • Ditch New Years Resolutions Day - January 17
  • Hot-Buttered Rum Day - January 17
  • International Mentoring Day - January 17
  • Judgement Day - January 17
  • Kid Inventors' Day - January 17
  • National Bootleggers Day - January 17
  • National Hot Heads Chili Day - January 17
  • Popeye Day - January 17
  • World Religion Day - January 17, 2021 (Third Sunday in January)
  • World Snow Day - January  17, 2021
  • Civil Rights Day - January 18, 2021 (Same Day as Martin Luther King Day, Third Monday in January)
  • Elementary School Teacher Day - January 18, 2021 (Third Monday in January)
  • Idaho Human Rights Day - January 18, 2021 (Same Day as Martin Luther King Day, Third Monday in January)
  • Maintenance Day - January 18
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day - January 18, 2021 (Third Monday in January)
  • Martin Luther King Day of Service - January 18, 2021 (Third Monday in January)
  • National Crowd Feed Day - January 18, 2021 (Same Day as Martin Luther King Day, Third Monday in January)
  • National Day of Service - January 18, 2021
  • National Gourmet Coffee Day - January 18
  • Peking Duck Day - January 18
  • Robert E. Lee Day - January 18, 2021 (States of AL, AR, MS)
  • Thesaurus Day - January 18
  • Winnie the Pooh Day - January 18
  • Archery Day - January 19
  • Artist as Outlaw Day - January 19
  • Brew a Potion Day - January 19
  • Confederate Memorial Day - January 19 (Texas)
  • Good Memory Day - January 19
  • National Gun Appreciation Day - January 19
  • National Popcorn Day - January 19
  • New Friends Day - January 19, July 19, and October 19
  • Printing Ink Day - January 19, 2021 (Closest Tuesday to January 16)
  • Rid the World of Fad Diets & Gimmicks Day - January 19, 2021 (Third Tuesday in January)
  • Robert E. Lee's Birthday - January 19 (State of Florida)
  • Tenderness Toward Existence Day - January 19
  • Tin Can Day - January 19
  • World Day of Migrants and Refugees - January 19
  • World Quark Day - January 19
  • World Snowboard Day - January 19, 2020 (2021 TBD)
  • Bodhi Day - January 20, 2021 and December 8
  • Camcorder Day - January 20
  • Inauguration Day - January 20
  • International Day of Acceptance - January 20
  • Museum Selfie Day - January 20, 2021 (Third Wednesday in January)
  • National Bill Cosby Sweater Day - January 20
  • National Buttercrunch Day - January 20
  • National Cheese Lover's Day - January 20
  • National Coffee Break Day - January 20
  • National Disc Jockey Day - January 20
  • Penguin Awareness Day - January 20
  • Take a Walk Outdoors Day - January 20
  • Get to Know Your Customer Day - January 21, 2021 (Third Thursday of the Start of Each Quarter, Jan/April/July/Oct)
  • International Playdate Day - January 21
  • International Sweatpants Day - January 21
  • National Cheesy Socks Day - January 21
  • National Granola Bar Day - January 21
  • National Hug Your Puppy Day - January 21
  • National Hugging Day - January 21
  • New England Clam Chowder Day - January 21
  • One-Liners Day - January 21
  • Own Your Own Home Day - January 21
  • Squirrel Appreciation Day - January 21
  • Women's Healthy Weight Day - January 21, 2021 (Thursday of the Third Full Week of January)
  • Celebration of Life Day - January 22
  • Come in From the Cold Day - January 22
  • Dance of the Seven Veils Day - January 22
  • National Activity Professionals Day - January 22, 2021 (Fourth Friday in January)
  • National Answer Your Cat's Question Day - January 22
  • National Blonde Brownie Day - January 22
  • National Hot Sauce Day - January 22
  • National Polka Dot Day - January 22
  • National Sanctity of Human Life Day (or Pro-Life Day) - January 22, 2021 (Closest Sunday to January 22)
  • Roe vs. Wade Day - January 22
  • Local Quilt Shop Day - January 23, 2021
  • Measure Your Feet Day - January 23
  • National Handwriting Day - January 23
  • National Pie Day - January 23
  • Paul Pitcher Day - January 23
  • Rhubarb Pie Day - January 23
  • Snowplow Mailbox Hockey Day - January 23
  • Visit Your Local Quilt Shop Day - January 23, 2021 (Fourth Saturday in January)
  • Beer Can Appreciation Day - January 24
  • Belly Laugh Day - January 24
  • Change a Pet's Life Day - January 24
  • Child Labor Day - January 24, 2021 (Fourth Sunday in January)
  • International Mobile Phone Recycling Day - January 24
  • National Bible Sunday - January 24, 2021 (Fourth Sunday in January)
  • National Compliment Day - January 24
  • National "Just Do It" Day - January 24
  • National Peanut Butter Day - January 24
  • Talk Like a Grizzled Prospector Day - January 24
  • World Leprosy Day - January 24, 2021 (Last Sunday in January)
  • A Room of One's Own Day - January 25
  • Better Business Communication Day - January 25, 2021 (Fourth Monday in January)
  • Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day - January 25, 2021 (Fourth Monday in January)
  • Burns Night - January 25
  • Community Manager Appreciation Day - January 25, 2021 (Fourth Monday in January)
  • Fluoride Day - January 25
  • Macintosh Computer Day - January 25
  • National Irish Coffee Day - January 25
  • National IV Nurse Day - January 25
  • Observe the Weather Day - January 25
  • Opposite Day - January 25
  • Robert Burns Day - January 25
  • Thank Your Mentor Day - January 25
  • Australia Day - January 26
  • Dental Drill Appreciation Day - January 26
  • International Customs Day - January 26
  • Lotus 1-2-3 Day - January 26
  • National Green Juice Day - January 26
  • National Peanut Brittle Day - January 26
  • National Pistachio Day - January 26
  • National Plan for Vacation Day - January 26, 2021 (Last Tuesday in January)
  • Speak Up and Succeed Day - January 26, 2021
  • Spouse's Day - January 26
  • Toad Hollow Day of Encouragement - January 26
  • Auschwitz Liberation Day - January 27
  • Chocolate Cake Day - January 27
  • Holocaust Memorial Day - January 27 (United Kingdom)
  • International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust - January 27
  • Library Shelfie Day - January 27, 2021 (Fourth Wednesday in January)
  • National Geographic Day - January 27
  • Punch the Clock Day - January 27
  • Thomas Crapper Day - January 27
  • Vietnam Peace Day - January 27
  • World Breast Pumping Day - January 27
  • Christa McAuliffe Day - January 28
  • Clashing Clothes Day - January 28, 2021 (Fourth Thursday in January)
  • Daisy Day - January 28
  • Global Community Engagement Day - January 28
  • International Lego Day - January 28
  • National Blueberry Pancake Day - January 28
  • National Data Privacy Day - January 28
  • National Kazoo Day - January 28
  • National Pediatrician Day - January 28
  • Pop Art Day - January 28
  • Rattlesnake Round Up - January 28
  • Rubber Ducky Day - January 28
  • Thank a Plugin Developer Day (WordPress) - January 28
  • Curmudgeons Day - January 29
  • Earned Income Tax Credit Awareness Day - January 29, 2021 (Last Friday in January)
  • Freethinkers Day - January 29 (Also known as Thomas Paine Day)
  • Kansas Day - January 29
  • National Big Wig Day - January 29, 2021 (Last Friday in January)
  • National Carnation Day - January 29
  • National Corn Chip Day - January 29
  • National Fun at Work Day - January 29, 2021 (Last Friday in January)
  • National Preschool Health and Fitness Day - January 29, 2021 (Last Friday in January)
  • National Puzzle Day - January 29
  • Seeing Eye Guide Dog Birthday 1929 - January 29
  • Thomas Paine Day - January 29
  • National Cowboy Poetry Gathering Week - January 30, 2021 (This event is usually a week event, however due to Covid-19, they are having a one day online event)
  • National Croissant Day - January 30
  • National Escape Day - January 30
  • National Inane Answering Message Day - January 30
  • National Seed Swap Day - January 30, 2021 (Last Saturday in January)
  • School Day of Non-Violence and Peace (DENIP) - January 30
  • Yodel for Your Neighbors Day - January 30
  • 2021 Pro Bowl - January 31, 2021
  • Appreciate Your Social Security Check Day - January 31
  • Backward Day - January 31
  • Brandy Alexander Day - January 31
  • Eat Brussels Sprouts Day - January 31
  • Grammy Awards - January 31, 2021
  • Hell is Freezing Over Day - January 31
  • Hug an Economist Day - January 31
  • Inspire Your Heart with the Arts Day - January 31
  • National Hot Chocolate Day - January 31
  • Scotch Tape Day - January 31
  • Street Children's Day - January 31

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