January 19th is officially Tin Can Day and Popcorn Day.
We’re on day nineteen of the year, and we have 345 days left of the year.
This day saw major advances in sports, science, transportation and technology throughout the years, and we can’t wait to share them all with you.
Did you know that on this day in 1785, Richard Crosbie became the first Irish man to fly a hot air balloon in Ireland? He was the brother of United Irishman, Sir Edward Crosbie.
Keep reading for more fun & interesting facts about January 19th in history!
What memorable events happened on January 19 in history? Keep reading to find out!
Jacinda Arden resigned as the Prime Minister of New Zealand.
The Labour Party leader served from 2017 to 2023, during which time she became one of New Zealand’s most influential leaders since World War II.
Earth-like calcium-rich deposits were found on Mars by NASA’s Curiosity Rover.
Seven-time Tour de France winner, Lance Armstrong, admitted doping during all wins on Oprah Winfrey.
Are you celebrating your birthday today? If so, did you know that you share the same birthday as Dolly Parton? See what other famous people were born on this day.
Sep 7, 2018 (Age 26)
77 years old
Edgar Allan Poe
Oct 7, 1849 (Age 40)
69 years old
If you can spare some time today, here are some unique holidays you could get involved with.
Tin Can Day
Little thought is given to the importance of the tin can, even though they are responsible for keeping your cupboard food fresh. Tin Can Day is all about appreciating the history behind tin cans. Did you know they previously helped to prevent starvation?
One of the best things about going to the cinema is getting a giant tub of popcorn, but we’re going to let you in on a little secret. You can have popcorn whenever you feel like it – but you should especially eat some popcorn today on Popcorn Day!
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Fun Fact Of The Day
Bi-weekly has two different definitions: Twice a week, or once every two weeks.
Birthday & Zodiac
People who were born on January 19 all share the Capricorn star sign.
Capricorns are ambitious, determined and will consistently apply efforts to any task at hand to get the job done. It doesn’t matter how long it takes, or indeed, how many times they might fail.
Those of you that were born in January have the Garnet birthstone. The garnet is said to bring love, luck, health, loyalty, and friendship to people who are born this month.
If your birthday falls on January 19th, you would’ve likely been conceived around April 28th in the previous year.
Babies conceived on this day will be due around October 12, 2023.