January 21st is officially International Sweatpants Day as well as National Hug Day.
We made it to day twenty one of the year and there’s 343 days left to go until we reach the new year.
January 21 has been a very important day throughout history with many important events… and also some not so important, but nonetheless fun to share.
Did you know that on this day in 2007, American pop singer Ariana Grande joined YouTube at 13 years old? She is of Italian descent and is half Sicilian, half Abruzzese.
Keep reading for more fun & interesting facts about January 21st in history!
What memorable events happened on January 21 in history? Keep reading to find out!
A meteorite that hit Australia 2.2 billion years ago was announced as Earth’s oldest recognized meteorite impact structure.
America’s Rocket Lab Electron sent a rocket that uses an electric-filled pump engine into orbit, making it the first of its kind.
Over two million women worldwide marched against Trump’s anti-women and offensive slews.
Donald Trump had only been in his presidency for 24 hours!
American pop singer Ariana Grande joined YouTube at 13 years old.
The iconic DeLorean sports car began production in Northern Ireland.
This was the only model ever made by the DeLorean Motor Company, which filed for bankruptcy after building just 9,000 cars. Despite looking incredibly sleek, its engine was surprisingly underpowered – not that speed matters when you turn it into a time machine!
Are you celebrating your birthday today? If so, did you know that you share the same birthday as Christian Dior? See what other famous people were born on this day.
29 years old
Dec 30, 1916 (Age 47)
Oct 24, 1957 (Age 52)
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New York, USA
Unfortunately, January 21st has also been a day where we’ve had to say some goodbyes over the years…
George Orwell was an English novelist born on June 25, 1903. He died on this day in 1950, at age 46 in University College Hospital, London, England, UK.
Jan 21, 1950 (Age 46)
Every day brings a new quote – here are the most well-known quotes spoken or written on Jan 21st in history.
History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again.
Art is only a way of expressing pain.
Anyone who thinks must think of the next war as they would of suicide.
American First Lady
If you’re looking to try something new today, here are some special holidays that might just give you an idea.
Does anything lift your spirits as much as a long hug? National Hugging Day was created back in the ’60s to help people overcome their fear of showing emotion in public. Also, by this time of year, everyone needs a good hug!
International Sweatpants Day
Today is the perfect excuse to wear whatever you like and spend 24 hours in total comfort. That’s because today is International Sweatpants Day, so pull out your coziest sweatpants and just chill.
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Fun Fact Of The Day
When you exercise, the burned fat metabolizes to become carbon dioxide, water, and energy. Meaning: you exhale the fat that you lose.
Birthday & Zodiac
Everyone who was born on January 21st shares the star sign of Aquarius.
Aquarians are known thinkers, and they’ll be able to shake your world once they are in it.
If you were born in January, your birthstone is the Garnet. Garnet comes from the Latin word Garanatus, meaning seeds or seed-representing.
People born on January 21 were likely conceived the previous year on April 30.
A baby conceived on January 21, 2023, will likely be born around October 14, 2023.