HISTORIC JANUARY CELEBRATIONS & EVENTS

Celebration (1)

January celebrations and events with histories kids might like to investigate.

New Year’s Day (January 1st, most western cultures)
National Liberation Day (January 1st, Cuba)
Handsel Monday (January 5th, Scotland)
Día de Reyes (January 6th: Spain & Latin America)
Children’s Day (January 6th, Uruguay)
Coptic / Orthodox Christmas (January 7th, Coptic & Orthodox Christian communities)
Lohri Festival (January 13th, Sikh & Punjabi communities worldwide)
Orthodox Christmas (January 14th, Orthodox Christian communities)
International Kite Festival (January 14th, Ahmadabad, Gujarat, India)
Martin Luther King Day (January 19th, U.S.A.)
Robbie Burns Day (January 25th, Scotland, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and anywhere else the Scottish bard is revered.)
World Religion Day (January 25th, religious groups worldwide)
Catholic Schools Week (January 25th – January 31st, Canada & U.S.A.)
Republic Day (January 26th, India)
Australia Day (January 26th, Australia)
Holocaust Memorial Day (January 27th, worldwide)
National Chocolate Cake Day (January 27th, Canada & U.S.A.)
Carnaval de Québec / Québec Winter Carnival (January 30th – February 15th, Québec, Canada)

They might also like to learn more about some historic folk born in January:

Jean Little, writer: January 2nd, 1932
John Ronald Reuel (J.R.R.) Tolkien, writer: January 3rd, 1892
Louis Braille, inventor: January 4th, 1809
Jacob Grimm, of the Brothers Grimm: January 4th, 1785
Richard II, King of England: January 6th, 1367
William (Wilkie) Collins, writer: January 8th, 1824
Charles Perrault, writer of fairy tales: January 12th, 1628
Jack London, writer: January 12th, 1876
Hermann Goering, Commander of German Luftwaffe, WW II: January 12th, 1893
Martin Luther King, Civil Rights leader: January 15th, 1929
David Lloyd George, Prime Minister Of England: January 17th, 1863
Peter Mark Roget, creator of Roget’s Thesaurus: January 18th, 1779
James Watt, inventor (steam engine): January 19th, 1736
Edgar Allan Poe, writer & poet: January 20th, 1809
Mary Mapes Dodge, writer: January 26th, 1831
Sir Francis Bacon, philosopher & scientist: January 22nd, 1561
Hadrian, Roman Emperor: January 24th, AD 76
Robert Burns, poet: January 25th, 1759
Douglas MacArthur, American general: January 26th, 1880
Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (Lewis Carroll): January 27th,1832
John Rowlands (Sir Henry Morton Stanley) news correspondent: January 28th, 1841
Thomas Paine, American revolutionary: January 29th, 1737
Bill Peet, writer: January 29th, 1915
Lloyd Alexander, writer: January 30th, 1924
Gerald McDermott, writer of native legends: January 31st, 1941

New Year 2015

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