Important Days in January

Important Days in January – Holidays in January

In Every year have many Important days. In January 2023 Celebrations – Important Days in January. Every year in the Gregorian Calendar and it’s predecessor, Julian calendar starts with January 2023. January is the first month to have 31 days, and it is named after the Roman god, Janus. According to Roman religion, Janus is the god of beginnings, time, doorways, endings, gates, duality, and passages. As this month is the door to the entire year, it is named after Janus. Numa Pompilius added the month of January to the Roman Calendar to make the calendar equal to the standard lunar year of 355 days.

In the old Roman calendar, March was the first month of the year. Initially, January consists of 30 days only when it was added to the 10-month Roman Calendar. But a day was added by Julius Caesar in 46 BCE. January is considered to be the warmest month of the year in the Southern Hemisphere and the coldest month of the year in the Northern Hemisphere.

Important Days in January

The 1st day of January month starts on the same day as October, and the last day ends on the same day as February and October. During leap years, the first day of the January month starts on the same day as April and July, and the last day ends on the same day of July. Dianthus caryophyllus or Galanthus is the birth flower for January and Garnet is the birthstone for January. The Garnet stone symbolizes constancy. Every day in January is attached to some special celebrations, holidays, festivals, and special observations. The important holidays, national days, and international days observed every day of January 2023 are listed bellow.

Important Days in January
Important Days in January

1 January 2023 Important Days

  • English New Year,
  • Army Medical Corps Establishment Day,
  • Global Family Day, Feast of the Circumcision of Christ,
  • Flag Day (Lithuania),
  • Kalpataru Day (Ramakrishna Movement),
  • World Day of Peace, Constitution Day (Italy),
  • Dissolution of Czechoslovakia, Euro Day (European Union),
  • Triumph of the Revolution (Cuba),
  • Public Domain Day,
  • National Bloody Mary Day (US),
  • Founding Day (Taiwan),
  • International Nepali Dhoti and Nepali Topi Day,
  • Independence Day (Brunei, Cameroon, Haiti, Sudan),
  • Jump-up Day (Montserrat, British Overseas Territories),
  • Polar Bear Swim Day (Canada and US),
  • National Tree Planting Day (Tanzania),
  • Solemnity of Mary,
  • Mother of God (Catholic Church)

2 January 2023 Important Days

  • Ancestry Day (Haiti),
  • National Cream puff Day (US),
  • Victory of Armed Forces Day (Cuba),
  • Berchtold’s Day (Liechtenstein, Switzerland, and the Alsace),
  • Nyinlong (Bhutan), National Science Fiction Day (US),
  • Carnival Day (Saint Kitts and Nevis),
  • Kakizome (Japan),
  • Happy Mew Year For Cats Day (Thomas Roy)

3 January 2023 Important Days –

  • National Chocolate Covered Cherry Day (US),
  • Memento Mori (Thomas Roy),
  • Nakhatsenendyan Toner (Armenia),
  • Anniversary of the 1966 Coup d’état (Burkina Faso),
  • Ministry of Religious Affairs Day (Indonesia),
  • Tamaseseri Festival (Hakozaki Shrine, Fukuoka, Japan)

4 January 2023 Important Days

  • World Braille Day,
  • Independence Day (Myanmar),
  • Day of the Fallen against the Colonial Repression (Angola),
  • Ogoni Day (Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People),
  • Dimpled Chad Day (Thomas Roy),
  • Day of the Martyrs (Democratic Republic of the Congo),
  • Hwinukan mukee (Okinawa Islands, Japan)

5 January 2023 Important Days –

  • Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day (Australia),
  • National Bird Day (US),
  • Strawberry Day (Japan),
  • National Whipped Cream Day (US),
  • Sausage Day (United Kingdom),
  • Tucindan (Serbia, Montenegro)

6 January 2023 Important Days

  • World War Orphans Day,
  • National Technology Day,
  • Armed Forces Day (Iraq),
  • Epiphany or Three King’s Day (Western Christianity) or Theophany (Eastern Christianity),
  • Pathet Lao Day (Laos)

7 January 2023 Important Days-

  • Christmas (Eastern Orthodox Churches and Oriental Orthodox Churches using the Julian Calendar),
  • Distaff Day (Medieval Europe),
  • Victory from Genocide Day (Cambodia),
  • Tricolour day (Italy),
  • Nanakusa no sekku (Japan), Pioneer’s Day (Liberia)

8 January 2023 Important Days-

  • National Vision Board Day,
  • African National Congress Foundation Day,
  • Typing Day,
  • Show and Tell Day at Work (Thomas Roy),
  • The Eighth (US)

9 January 2023 Important Days-

  • Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (NRI Day),
  • Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti (No Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti in 2023),
  • Start of Hoonko,
  • St. Stephen’s Day (Eastern Orthodox),
  • National Cassoulet Day (US),
  • Republic Day (Republika Srpska),
  • Martyrs’ Day (Panama)

10 January 2023 Important Days–

  • World Hindi Day,
  • Majority Rule Day (Bahamas),
  • Fête du Vodoun (Benin)
  • 11 January 2023– Death anniversary of Lal Bahadur Shastri,
  • National Human Trafficking Awareness Day (US),
  • Republic Day (Albania),
  • Children’s Day (Tunisia),
  • Kagami Biraki (Japan),
  • Independence Manifesto Day (Morocco),
  • Eugenio María de Hostos Day (Puerto Rico),
  • German Apples Day (Germany)

12 January Important 2023-

  • National Youth Day (Birth of Swami Vivekananda),
  • Memorial Day (Turkmenistan),
  • Prosecutor General’s Day (Russia),
  • Zanzibar Revolution Day (Tanzania)

13 January Important 2023-

  • Stephen Foster Memorial Day (US),
  • Constitution Day (Mongolia),
  • Liberation Day (Togo),
  • Democracy Day (Cape Verde),
  • St. Knut’s Day (Sweden and Finland),
  • Old New Year’s Eve (Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Serbia, Montenegro, Republic of Srpska, North Macedonia)

14 January Important 2023–

  • Makar Sankranti,
  • Lohri,
  • Armed Forces Veterans Day,
  • National Forest Conservation Day (Thailand),
  • Azhyrnykhua (Abkhazia),
  • Flag Day (Georgia),
  • Feast of Divina Pastora (Barquisimeto),
  • Yennayer (Berbers),
  • Day of Defenders of the Motherland (Uzbekistan),
  • Feast of the Ass (Medieval Christianity),
  • Ratification Day (US),
  • Revolution and Youth Day (Tunisia)

15 January Important 2023-

  • Indian Army Day,
  • Wikipedia Day,
  • Pongal,
  • Teacher’s Day (Venezuela),
  • Arbor Day (Egypt),
  • Sagicho at Tsurugaoka Hachimangū (Kamakura, Japan),
  • Armed Forces Day (Nigeria),
  • John Chilembwe Day (Malawi),
  • Korean Alphabet Day (North Korea)

16 January Important 2023-

  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day,
  • Thiruvalluvar Day (Tamil Nadu),
  • National Nothing Day (Thomas Roy),
  • Zuuruku Nichi (Okinawa Islands, Japan),
  • National Religious Freedom Day (US),
  • Teacher’s Day (Thailand, Myanmar),
  • Solemnity of Mary,
  • Mother of God (Coptic Church)

17 January Important 2023–

  • National Day (Menorca),
  • Opening ceremony of Patras Carnival,
  • Judgment Day,
  • Hardware Freedom Day

18 January Important 2023-

  • Royal Thai Armed Forces Day (Thailand),
  • Revolution and Youth Day (Tunisia),
  • Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

19 January Important 2023-

  • Husband’s Day (Iceland),
  • Kokborok Day (Tripura),
  • Confederate Heroes Day (Texas),
  • Theophany/ Epiphany (Eastern and Oriental Orthodoxy),
  • National Popcorn Day (US)

20 January Important 2023 –

  • Martyrs’ Day (Azerbaijan),
  • Inauguration Day (US),
  • Armed Forces Day (Mali),
  • Heroes Day (Cape Verde),
  • Cheese Day (US)

21 January Important 2023 –

  • National Hug Day (US),
  • Babinden (Bulgaria, Serbia),
  • Lincoln Alexander Day (Canada),
  • Birthday of Princess Ingrid Alexandra (Norway),
  • Lady of Altagracia Day (Dominican Republic),
  • Errol Barrow Day (Barbados),
  • Grandmother’s Day (Poland),
  • Flag Day (Quebec)

22 January 2023 Important day-

  • National Hot Sauce Day (US),
  • Grandfather’s Day (Poland),
  • Answer Your Cat’s Question Day,
  • Day of Unity of Ukraine (Ukraine)

23 January Important day 2023-

  • Subhash Chandra Bose Jayanti (Parakram Diwas),
  • World Freedom Day (Taiwan and South Korea),
  • Bounty Day (Pitcairn Island),
  • Snow Plow Mailbox Hockey Day,
  • Espousals of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Roman Catholic Church),
  • National Pie Day (US)

24 January Important 2023-

  • National Girl Child Day,
  • International Day of Education,
  • National Peanut Butter Day (US),
  • Feast of Our Lady of Peace (Roman Catholic Church),
  • Moebius Syndrome Awareness Day,
  • Unification Day (Romania)

25 January Important day 2023–

  • National Tourism Day (India),
  • National Voters Day (India),
  • 2011 Revolution Day (Egypt),
  • National Police Day (Egypt),
  • Tatiana Day (Russia, Eastern Orthodox),
  • A Room of One’s Own Day,
  • Feast of the Conversion of Saint Paul (Eastern Orthodox, Oriental Orthodox, Roman Catholic, Anglican and Lutheran churches),
  • Burns night (Scotland),
  • Dydd Santes Dwynwen (Wales)

26 January Important day 2023 –

  • Republic Day (India),
  • Australia Day,
  • International Customs Day,
  • International Customs Day,
  • Duarte Day (Dominican Republic),
  • Liberation Day (Uganda),
  • Engineer’s Day (Panama)

27 January 2023 Important Day-

  • Family Literacy Day (Canada),
  • International Holocaust Remembrance Day,
  • Day of the lifting of the siege of Leningrad (Russia),
  • Saint Devota’s Day (Monaco),
  • Holocaust Memorial Day (UK),
  • Memorial Day (Italy) Holocaust Remembrance Day (Sweden),
  • National Holocaust Memorial Day (Greece),
  • Memorial Day for the Victims of the Holocaust and Prevention of Crimes against Humanity (Czech Republic),
  • Memorial Day for the Victims of National Socialism (Germany),
  • National Chocolate Cake Day (US),
  • Feast of Saint Slava (Serbia)

28 January 2023 Important Day-

  • Birth anniversary of Lala Lajpat Rai,
  • Data Privacy Day,
  • Army Day (Armenia)

29 January Important Day 2023 –

  • Kansas Day (Kansas, US)

30 January Important Day 2023

  • Mahatma Gandhi’s Martyrdom Day (Martyr’s Day),
  • Teacher’s Day (Greece),
  • Day of Azerbaijani customs (Azerbaijan),
  • Fred Korematsu Day (California, US),
  • Day of Saudade (Brazil),
  • National Inane Answering Message Day (US),
  • World Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD) Day,
  • World Leprosy Eradication Day (Last Sunday of January)

31 January 2023 Important Day–

  • Amartithi,
  • Independence Day (Nauru),
  • Me-Dam-Me-Phi (Ahom people),
  • Street Children’s Day (Austria)

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