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January 5th

January 5th is the 5th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 360 days remaining until the end of the year (361 days in leap years).

On this page, we have placed information about January 5th, 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 5th

1592 Shah Jahan (Mughal Emperor - built the Taj Mahal)

1855 King Camp Gilette (founder of the Gilette Company)

1876 Kondrad Adenauer (German Chancellor 1949-1963)

Konrad Adenauer

1923 Sam Phillips (record producer - pioneered rock'n'roll)

1926 W. D. Snodgrass (poet)

1928 Walter Mondale (US Vice President 1977-1981)

Walter Mondale

1928 Zulfikar Ali Bhutto (Pakistani Prime Minister 1973-1977)

1931 Robert Duvall (actor)

1932 Umberto Eco (author, philosopher)

1938 Juan Carlos I (Spanish king 1975-)

1946 Diane Keaton (actress)

1950 Chris Stein (musician - Blondie)

1965 Vinnie Jones (soccer player, actor)

1969 Marilyn Manson (singer)

January 5th in History

1759 George Washington marries Martha Dandridge Curtis.

George Washington

American Revolution: British forces led by Benedict Arnold burn Richmond, Virginia.

Benedict Arnold

1875 The Palais Garnier opera house inaugurated in Paris.

1909 Columbia recognizes the independence of Panama.

1919 German Workers' Party, the forerunner of the Nazi Party, founded in Munich, Germany.

1925 Wyoming becomes the first US State with a female governor - Nellie Tayloe Ross.

1933 Construction of the Golden Gate Bridge begins in San Francisco.

Golden Gate Bridge

1987 President Reagan undergoes prostate surgery.

Ronald Reagan

January 5th is also

11th Day of Christmas

11th Day of Christmas

Feast of Saint John Neumann (Catholicism) - Saint John Neumann is the earliest US citizen to be canonized.

Wassail Eve


People born on January 5th are Capricorn


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