January 24th celebrates Peanut Butter Day and Belly Laugh Day.
Welcome to day 24 of 366! We still have 342 days remianing in 2024.
Here you’ll find some incredibly important historical events that happened throughout history on this day, including major developments in technology, space and war.
Did you know that on this day in 1935, the first canned beer received instant approval by customers? It reached a 91% approval rate from the public.
Keep reading for more fun & interesting facts about January 24th in history!
What memorable events happened on January 24 in history? Keep reading to find out!
The Doomsday Clock was set at 90 seconds to midnight after new escalations in Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
The Doomsday Clock represents how close the world is to a major catastrophe or all-out nuclear war. This adjustment brought the clock the closest it had ever been to midnight since its creation in 1947.
The X-Files returned for Season 10 after a thirteen-year hiatus.
A B-52 bomber carrying two nuclear bombs broke up mid-air over North Carolina.
The pilots lost control of the plane due to a fuel leak, forcing the crew to eject at 9,000 feet (2,700 m). Both bombs were dislodged from the plane and fell to the ground. One of them came incredibly close to detonation. Of the eight crew members aboard the bomber, five survived the landing.
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Unfortunately, January 24th has also been a day where we’ve had to say some goodbyes over the years…
Are you looking for something to do today? Then why not find time today to celebrate the following special holidays.
National Peanut Butter Day
If there’s one staple food folk are passionate about, it has to be peanut butter. Did you know humans have eaten it since 1,000 BC? Well, today is National Peanut Butter Day, so be sure to pull out a jar and get spreading!
Belly Laugh Day
There’s nothing more therapeutic than a good old belly laugh, but unfortunately, few of us get to experience this wonderful experience often enough! So today on Belly Laugh Day, try to look for the funnier side of things, or even better – share your good humor with others!
THe Fact Site’s
Fun Fact Of The Day
Only primates, humans, and opossums have opposable thumbs. Out of these, the opossum is the only one with no thumbnail.
Birthday & Zodiac
If you were born on this day, your zodiac sign is Aquarius.
Those born under the Aquarius zodiac sign are water-bearers because they pass on knowledge to others.
For those of you born in January, you have the Garnet birthstone. The garnet is thought to bring love and loyal friendships into their lives while also providing them health.
If you were born on January 24th, you would likely have been conceived on or around May 3rd of the previous year.
A baby conceived on this day will likely be born around October 17, 2024.