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January 21st

January 21st is the 21st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 344 days remaining until the end of the year (345 days in leap years).

On this page, we have placed information about January 21st, including famous people born on, historical events that occurred on, holidays and observances that fall on, and astrological connections of, this day.
Famous People born on January 21st

1743 John Fitch (inventor - created the first steamboat in the New Jersey grants the first railroad charter in the United States)

1824 Stonewall Jackson (Confederate General)

1842 Alfred+Packer -->Alfred Packer (prospector - convicted of cannibalism)

1905 Christian Dior (fashion designer)

1922 Telly Savalas (actor)

1924 Benny Hill (actor/comedian)

1938 Wolfman Jack (radio host)

1940 Jack Nicklaus (golf player)

1941 Plácido Domingo (opera singer)

1945 Martin Shaw (actor)

1947 Jill Eikenberry (actress)

1950 Billy Ocean (singer)

1953 Paul Allen (co-founder Microsoft)

1956 Geena Davis (actress)

Geena Davis

1959 Alex McLeish (soccer player and maanager)

1966 Wendy James (singer, Transvision Vamp)

1975 Nicky Butt (soccer player)

1976 Emma Bunton (singer - Spice Girls)

1977 Phil Neville (soccer player)

1981 Izabella Miko (actress, model)

January 21st in History

1525 Swiss Anabaptist Movement founded.

1861 Jefferson Davis resigns from the US Senate. (He subsequently goes on to be the first and only President of the Confederate States of America).

Jefferson Davis

1911 First Monte Carlo rally.

1924 Soviet leader, Lenin dies.

V. I. Lenin

1948 Flag of Quebec is adopted and flown for the first time.

1950 Alger Hiss convincted of perjury.

1954 USS Nautilus, the first nuclear-powered submarine, is launched in Groton, Connecticut.

1976 First commercial Concorde airliner flight.


1977 Jimmy Carter pardons Vietnam War draft evaders.

Jimmy Carter

2008 Black Monday - Stocks around the world crash. FTSE 100 has its largest ever one-day points fall, European stocks close with their worst figures since 2001, and Asian stocks drop by 14%.

January 21st is also

National Hugging Day

Feast of Saint Agnes (Catholicism)

Saint Agnes

Feast of Saint Fructuosus (Anglicanism)


People born on January 21st are Aquarius


Aquarius Information: Aquarius Links:

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