January 2nd is officially Pet Safety Travel Day and Run It up the Flagpole and See If Anyone Salutes It Day.
It’s the second day of the year and the New Year is officially older than 24 hours!
Those of you who were born on January 2 share the Capricorn zodiac sign.
Here you’ll find facts about January 2, as well as important events that happened on this day throughout history. You can also find some less important events that happened on this day including gaming & movie events.
Did you know that on this day in 1972, the Mariner 9 started to map the surface of Mars? In total, it mapped 85% of the surface and sent back over 7,000 pictures.
Keep reading for more facts about January 2nd in history!
What Happened On January 2 In History?
The World Health Organization (WHO) announced that gaming addiction is a Mental Health Disorder.
On this day a French photographer called Louis Daguerre took the very first photograph of Earth's Moon. Sadly, just two months later a fire broke out at his laboratory which destroyed the entire building including all his work.
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