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!

Holidays and Observances January Holidays - January is Soup Month! Pictured is Ham and White Bean Soup by Healthy Diet Habits.

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!
Holidays and Observances January Holidays

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 21-22, 2023
  • Catholic Schools Week - January 29, 2023 - February 4, 2023 (Begins on the last Sunday in January)
  • Celebration of Life Week - January 1-7
  • Chinese New Year Festival and Parade - (San Francisco) - January 14 - March 5, 2023, Parade on February 4, 2023
  • Christmas Bird Count Week - December 14, 2022 - January 5, 2023; December 14, 2023 - January 5, 2024 (Every December 14 - January 5)
  • Cordova Ice Worm Days - January 28 - February 4, 2023
  • Cuckoo Dancing Week - January 11-17
  • Diet Resolution Week - January 1-7
  • Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over (Winter Enforcement) - December 18, 2022 - January 1, 2023
  • Elvis Presley Birthday Celebration Week - January 5-8, 2023
  • Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival - December 23, 2022 - February 28, 2023
  • Healthy Weight Week - January 15-21, 2023 (Third Week in January)
  • Home Office Safety and Security Week - January 8-14, 2023 (Second Full Week in January)
  • Hot Heads Chili Days - January 17-18
  • Hunt for Happiness Week - January 15-21, 2023 (Third Full Week)
  • International Circus Festival of Monte Carlo - January 20-29, 2023 (Monaco)
  • International Hoof Care Week - January 24-27, 2023
  • International Hot Air Balloon Week - January 22-28, 2023 (Fourth Full Week of January)
  • International Printing Week - Third 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)
  • Kwanzaa - December 26, 2022 - January 1, 2023; December 26, 2023 - January 1, 2024 (Week of December 26 - January 1)
  • 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 Cowboy Poetry Gathering Week - January 30 - February 4, 2023
  • National Folic Acid Awareness Week - January 1-7, 2023 (Second Week of January)
  • National Fresh Squeezed Juice Week - January 17-23
  • National Handwriting Analysis Week - January 22-28, 2023 (Week of John Hancock's birthday on January 23)
  • National Irish Coffee Week - Fourth Week of January
  • National Law Enforcement Training Week - January 1-7, 2023 (First Full Week of January)
  • National Lose Weight - Feel Great Week - January 1-7, 2023 (Starts First Sunday in January)
  • National Meat Week - January 29 - February 4, 2023 (8 Days starting on the fourth Sunday)
  • National Medical Group Practice Week - January 23-27, 2023 (M-F week that starts on Fourth Monday in January )
  • National Mocktail Week - January 8-14, 2023 (Second Full Week in January)
  • National Pizza Week - January 8-14, 2023 (Second Full Week of January)
  • National School Choice Week - January 22-28, 2023 (Last Full Week in January)
  • National Soccer Coaches of America Week - January 11-15, 2023 
  • National Thank Your Customers Week - January 1-7, 2023 (First Full Week of January)
  • National Western Stock Show and Rodeo - (Denver, CO) - January 7-22, 2023
  • New Years' Resolution Week - January 1-8
  • No Name Calling Week - Will be phased out and replaced with a new campaign for January 2023 (Dates TBA)
  • No Tillage Week - January 3-6, 2023
  • Pennsylvania Farm Show - January 7-14, 2023 (Harrisburg, PA)
  • Rolex 24 at Daytona - January 28-29, 2023 (Daytona, FL)
  • Saint Paul Winter Carnival - January 26 - February 5, 2023 (St. Paul, MN)
  • Silent Record Week - January 1-7
  • Snowcare for Troops Awareness Week - January 22-28, 2023
  • Someday We'll Laugh About This Week - January 2-8
  • Southwestern Exposition and Livestock Show - January 13 - February 4, 2023 (Fort Worth, TX)
  • Sugar Awareness Week - January 16-20, 2023 (Third Work Week in January)
  • Sundance Film Festival (Park City, Utah) - January 19-29, 2023
  • Take a New Year's Resolution to Stop Smoking Month (TANYRSS) - December 17, 2022 - February 5, 2023; December 17, 2023 - February 5, 2024
  • Tax Identity Theft Week - January 30, 2023 - February 3, 2023 (5 Days Starting the Last Monday in January)
  • The American Express Tournament (Formerly: CareerBuilder Challenge and Prior to that Bob Hope Classic) - January 16-22, 2023 in La Quinta, CA
  • Tie One On For Safety Campaign - November 24, 2022 - January 1, 2023 (Thanksgiving to New Years Day); November 23, 2023 - January 1, 2024
  • Universal Letter Writing Week - January 8-14
  • Week of Christian Unity - January 18-25
  • Westminster Dog Show at Madison Square Garden - January 18-22, 2023
  • World Kiwanis Week - January 21-26, 2023


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 (Observed January 2, 2023)
  • New Year's Dishonor List Day - January 1
  • No Pants Subway Ride Day - January 1, 2023 (First Sunday in January) 
  • Polar Bear Plunge or Swim Day - January 1
  • Public Domain Day - January 1
  • Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God - January 1 (Catholic)
  • St. Basil's Day - January 1
  • World Day of Peace - January 1
  • Z Day - January 1
  • 55 MPH Speed Limit Day - January 2
  • Divorce Monday - January 2, 2023 (First Monday of the year is when most divorces are filed)
  • Handsel Day - January 2, 2023 (First Monday in January)
  • 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 Run Up the Flagpole and See if Anybody Salutes it Day - January 2
  • National Science Fiction Day - January 2
  • National Weigh-In Day - January 2, 2023 (First Monday after New Years)
  • Rose Bowl Game - January 2, 2023 (Never on a Sunday Tradition)
  • Swiss Cheese Day - January 2
  • Thank God It's Monday Day - January 2, 2023 and June 5, 2023 (First Monday in January and June)
  • Tournament of Roses Parade (Rose Parade) - January 2, 2023 (Never on a Sunday Tradition)
  • World Introvert Day - January 2
  • Festival of Sleep Day - January 3
  • Fruitcake Toss Day - January 3
  • 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
  • Dimpled Chad Day - January 4
  • Earth at Perihelion - January 4, 2023 @ 11:17am EST (closest to the Sun)
  • Free Flower Basket Day - January 4
  • I Am a Mentor Day - January 4
  • National Spaghetti Day - January 4
  • Pop Music Chart Day - January 4
  • 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 Play Outside Day - January 7, 2023 (First Saturday of EVERY Month)
  • National Tempura Day - January 7
  • Old Rock Day - January 7
  • Orthodox Christmas Day - January 7
  • Argyle Day - January 8
  • Baptism of the Lord - January 8, 2023 (Sunday after Epiphany)
  • 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 Sunday Supper Day - January 8, 2023 (Second Sunday in January)
  • 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
  • Coming of Age Day - January 9, 2023 (Celebrated in Japan on the Second Monday of January)
  • International Choreographers Day - January 9
  • National Apricot Day - January 9
  • National Cassoulet Day - January 9
  • National Clean Off Your Desk Day - January 9, 2023 (Second Monday in January)
  • National Gluten-Free Day - January 9, 2023 (Second Monday in January)
  • National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day - January 9
  • National Static Electricity Day - January 9
  • National Take the Stairs Day - January 9
  • National Word Nerd Day - January 9
  • Panama's Martyrs' Day - January 9
  • Play God Day - January 9
  • Plough Monday - January 9, 2023 (First Monday after January 6)
  • Bittersweet Chocolate Day - January 10
  • Golden Globe Awards (Beverly Hills) - January 10, 2023
  • 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 Poetry at Work Day - January 10, 2023 (Second Tuesday in January)
  • National Shop for Travel Day - January 10, 2023 (Second Tuesday in January)
  • Save the Eagles Day - January 10
  • Cigarettes are Hazardous to Your Health Day - January 11
  • 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 Human Trafficking Awareness Day - January 11
  • National Step in a Puddle and Splash Your Friend Day - January 11
  • Secret Pal Day - January 11
  • World Sketchnote Day - January 11
  • Curried Chicken Day - January 12
  • Feast of Fabulous Wild Men Day - January 12
  • Healthy Weight, Healthy Look Day - January 12, 2023 (Second Thursday in January)
  • Kiss a Ginger Day - January 12
  • National Hot Tea Day - January 12
  • National Marzipan Day - January 12 
  • National Pharmacist Day - January 12
  • Stick to Your New Year's Resolution Day - January 12
  • Work Harder Day - January 12
  • Friday the 13th - January 13, 2023 and October 13, 2023
  • Korean American Day - January 13
  • Lee Jackson Day (State Holiday in Virginia) - January 13, 2023
  • 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
  • Eagle Day - January 14, 2023 (Second Saturday in January)
  • Feast of the Ass (Donkey) - January 14 (Celebrates all the donkeys of the Bible)
  • International Kite Day - January 14
  • National Dress Up Your Pet Day - January 14
  • National Hot Pastrami Sandwich Day - January 14
  • National Vision Board Day - January 14, 2023 (Second Saturday in January)
  • 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
  • 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
  • World Religion Day - January 15, 2023 (Third Sunday in January)
  • World Snow Day - January 15, 2023 (Third Sunday in January)
  • Appreciate a Dragon Day - January 16
  • Blue Monday - January 16, 2023 (Third Monday of the Year)
  • Book Publishers Day - January 16
  • Civil Rights Day - January 16, 2023 (Same Day as Martin Luther King Day, Third Monday in January)
  • Civil Service Day - January 16
  • Elementary School Teacher Day - January 16, 2023 (Third Monday in January)
  • Idaho Human Rights Day - January 16, 2023 (Same Day as Martin Luther King Day, Third Monday in January)
  • International Hot & Spicy Food Day - January 16
  • Martin Luther King Day of Service - January 16, 2023 (Third Monday in January) 
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day - January 16, 2023 (Third Monday in January)
  • National Crowd Feed Day - January 16, 2023 (Same Day as Martin Luther King Day, Third Monday in January)
  • National Day of Service - January 16, 2023 (Third Monday in January)
  • National Fig Newton Day - January 16
  • National Good Teen Day - January 16
  • National Nothing Day - January 16
  • National Quinoa Day - January 16
  • National Without a Scalpel Day - January 16
  • Prohibition Remembrance Day - January 16
  • Psychiatric Technician's Day - January 16
  • Religious Freedom Day - January 16
  • Robert E. Lee Day - January 16, 2023 (States of AL, AR, MS)
  • 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
  • Printing Ink Day - January 17, 2023 (Closest Tuesday to January 16)
  • Rid the World of Fad Diets & Gimmicks Day - January 17, 2023 (Third Tuesday in January)
  • Maintenance Day - January 18
  • Museum Selfie Day - January 18, 2023 (Third Wednesday in January)
  • National Gourmet Coffee Day - January 18
  • Peking Duck Day - January 18
  • 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)
  • Get to Know Your Customer Day - January 19, 2023 (Third Thursday of the Start of Each Quarter, Jan/April/July/Oct)
  • 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
  • Robert E. Lee's Birthday - January 19 (State of Florida)
  • Tenderness Toward Existence Day - January 19
  • Tin Can Day - January 19
  • Women's Healthy Weight Day - January 19, 2023 (Thursday of the Third Full Week of January)
  • World Day of Migrants and Refugees - January 19
  • World Quark Day - January 19
  • Camcorder Day - January 20
  • Inauguration Day - January 20
  • International Day of Acceptance - January 20
  • International Fetish Day - January 20, 2023 (Third Friday 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
  • 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
  • National Use Your Gift Card Day - January 21, 2023 (Third Saturday in January)
  • New England Clam Chowder Day - January 21
  • One-Liners Day - January 21
  • Own Your Own Home Day - January 21
  • Soup Swap Day - January 21, 2023 (Third Saturday in January)
  • Squirrel Appreciation Day - January 21
  • Celebration of Life Day - January 22
  • Child Labor Day - January 22, 2023 (Fourth Sunday in January)
  • Chinese New Year - January 22, 2023
  • Come in From the Cold Day - January 22
  • Dance of the Seven Veils Day - January 22
  • National Answer Your Cat's Question Day - January 22
  • National Bible Sunday - January 22, 2023 (Fourth Sunday in January)
  • 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, 2023 (Closest Sunday to January 22)
  • Roe vs. Wade Day - January 22
  • Better Business Communication Day - January 23, 2023 (Fourth Monday in January)
  • Community Manager Appreciation Day - January 23, 2023 (Fourth Monday in January)
  • 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
  • Beer Can Appreciation Day - January 24
  • Belly Laugh Day - January 24
  • Change a Pet's Life Day - January 24
  • International Mobile Phone Recycling Day - January 24
  • National Compliment Day - January 24
  • National "Just Do It" Day - January 24
  • National Peanut Butter Day - January 24
  • Speak Up and Succeed Day - January 24, 2023 (Fourth Tuesday in January
  • Talk Like a Grizzled Prospector Day - January 24
  • A Room of One's Own Day - January 25
  • Burns Night - January 25
  • Fluoride Day - January 25
  • Library Shelfie Day - January 25, 2023 (Fourth Wednesday in January)
  • 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
  • Clashing Clothes Day - January 26, 2023 (Fourth Thursday in January)
  • 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
  • Spouse's Day - January 26
  • Toad Hollow Day of Encouragement - January 26
  • Auschwitz Liberation Day - January 27
  • Chocolate Cake Day - January 27
  • Earned Income Tax Credit Awareness Day - January 27, 2023 (Last Friday in January)
  • Holocaust Memorial Day - January 27 (United Kingdom)
  • International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust - January 27
  • National Activity Professionals Day - January 27, 2023 (Fourth Friday in January)
  • National Big Wig Day - January 27, 2023 (Last Friday in January)
  • National Fun at Work Day - January 27, 2023 (Last Friday in January)
  • National Geographic Day - January 27
  • National Preschool Health and Fitness Day - January 27, 2023 (Last Friday in January)
  • 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
  • Daisy Day - January 28
  • Global Community Engagement Day - January 28
  • International Lego Day - January 28
  • Local Quilt Shop Day - January 28, 2023 (Fourth Saturday in January)
  • National Blueberry Pancake Day - January 28
  • National Data Privacy Day - January 28
  • National Kazoo Day - January 28
  • National Pediatrician Day - January 28
  • National Seed Swap Day - January 28, 2023 (Last Saturday in January)
  • Pop Art Day - January 28
  • Rattlesnake Round Up - January 28
  • Rubber Ducky Day - January 28
  • Thank a Plugin Developer Day (WordPress) - January 28
  • Visit Your Local Quilt Shop Day - January 28, 2023 (Fourth Saturday in January)
  • Curmudgeons Day - January 29
  • Freethinkers Day - January 29 (Also known as Thomas Paine Day)
  • Kansas Day - January 29
  • National Carnation Day - January 29
  • National Corn Chip Day - January 29
  • National Puzzle Day - January 29
  • Seeing Eye Guide Dog Birthday 1929 - January 29
  • Thomas Paine Day - January 29
  • World Leprosy Day - January 29, 2023 (Last Sunday in January)
  • Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day - January 30, 2023 (Last Monday in January)
  • National Croissant Day - January 30
  • National Escape Day - January 30
  • National Inane Answering Message Day - January 30
  • School Day of Non-Violence and Peace (DENIP) - January 30
  • Yodel for Your Neighbors Day - January 30
  • Appreciate Your Social Security Check Day - January 31
  • Backward Day - January 31
  • Brandy Alexander Day - January 31
  • Eat Brussels Sprouts Day - January 31
  • 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
  • National Plan for Vacation Day - January 31, 2023 (Last Tuesday in January)
  • Scotch Tape Day - January 31
  • Street Children's Day - January 31


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January Holidays - Daily Detail

Below, you will find a Daily page for each day of January that will have lots of information pertaining to that specific day of the year!

Happy January Holidays to All...

If you know of any January Holidays, or Observances that we have left off this list, please contact us, and let us know!  We want to include them all!

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