January 22nd is also known as Hot Sauce Day and Answer Your Cat’s Questions Day.
January always seems to last forever, does anybody else feel like it should be at least March by now!? It’s only the 22nd but I’m sure you’re already feeling it!
There were so many incredible events that all fell on January 22 from war and victory to space exploration.
Did you know that on this day in 1964, the world’s largest cheese was manufactured, which weighed over 34,500 lbs? It used 170,000 quarts of milk from 16,000 cows.
Keep reading for more fun & interesting facts about January 22nd in history!
What memorable events happened on January 22 in history? Keep reading to find out!
One hundred million people were placed in lockdown in Wuhan, China, amid the Covid-19 outbreak.
All forms of transport in and out of the city were suspended from 10:00 local time.
Netflix passed the $100 billion milestone.
This made the digital media and entertainment company the world’s largest.
NASA revealed water vapor had been discovered on dwarf planet Ceres.
A contingent of 150 Swiss Guards arrived in the Vatican for the very first time.
The Swiss Guard’s origins lie with Pope Julius II, who requested Switzerland provide the pope with a constant retinue of 200 Swiss mercenaries. Since then, the Swiss Guard has (except for a few brief periods) defended the Vatican.
Are you celebrating your birthday today? If so, did you know that you share the same birthday as Guy Fieri? See what other famous people were born on this day.
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New York, USA
Apr 19, 1824 (Age 36)
Unfortunately, January 22nd has also been a day where we’ve had to say some goodbyes over the years…
Heath Ledger was an Australian actor born on April 4, 1979. He died on this day in 2008, at age 28 in New York City, New York, USA.
Jan 22, 2008 (Age 28)
New York, USA
Here are the most famous or noteworthy quotes said on this day throughout history.
It is impossible to struggle for civil rights, equal rights for blacks, without including whites. Because equal rights, fair play, justice, are all like the air: we all have it, or none of us has it. That is the truth of it.
An art whose medium is language will always show a high degree of critical creativeness, for speech is itself a critique of life.
Are you looking for something to do today? Well, here’s a few special days that might just give you some ideas.
National Hot Sauce Day
Who else loves hot sauce? Sriracha, sweet chili, chipotle, you name it, if it’s a sauce with a hint of heat, it’s going on my plate! Today’s going to be a scorcher as it’s officially Hot Sauce Day – now it’s time to give this hot stuff the appreciation it truly deserves.
National Answer Your Cat’s Questions Day
Anyone who’s ever had a cat wishes that they could communicate with them, or at least communicate better. Answer Your Cat’s Question’s Day, while not about speaking directly with cats, is a day to sit down with your cat and to try and understand it in any way you can!
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Fun Fact Of The Day
Chewing gum boosts mental proficiency and is considered a better test aid than caffeine – but nobody knows why.
Birthday & Zodiac
Those of you who were born on January 22 share the Aquarius star sign.
Air is the element given to Aquarius because they are in the middle of the winter season, meaning they can be stubborn.
Garnet is the birthstone given to people born in January. The garnet is commonly a red gem that provides the wearer with love, friendships, loyalty, and luck.
If you were born on Jan 22, your estimated date of conception would be May 1 in the previous year.
A baby that is conceived on January 22nd, 2023, will likely be due around October 15th, 2023.