January 4th observes Trivia Day and Spaghetti Day.
We are now on our fourth day of the year, anyone else feeling like this is going to be a long year?!
Find out all about January 4 with these top facts, including milestones in space exploration and how this day was a special day for The King of Rock and Roll.
Did you know that on this day in 1962, New York City modernized its subway with unmanned trains? A fire in 1964 led to the restoration of manual operations.
Keep reading for more interesting facts about January 4th in history!
What Events Happened On January 4 In History?
Famous People Born On January 4
If you’re celebrating your birthday today, you share the same birthday with Isaac Newton! Check out these other famous people who were born on this day!
2003 Jaeden Martell
- 19 years old
- Born In:
- Pennsylvania, USA
1643 Isaac Newton
1996 Emma Mackey
- 26 years old
- Born In:
- Le Mans, France
1954 Tina Knowles
- 68 years old
- Born In:
- Texas, USA
Special Holidays On January 4
If you’re looking for something to do today, maybe these special holidays might just help to cure your boredom!
National Trivia Day
National Trivia Day is a day to brush up on your general knowledge and learn something new. So why not celebrate Trivia Day by reading some fun facts or playing Trivial Pursuit? It doesn’t matter if you win or lose; it’s all trivial.
National Spaghetti Day
Can you imagine a better day than Spaghetti Day? After all, the best way to celebrate today is simply to choose your favorite sauce, add it to a steaming pile of spaghetti and chow down! Just remember to make enough for everyone!
January 4 Birthday Facts, Zodiac & Birthstone
If you were born on January 4th, your zodiac sign is Capricorn.
Capricorn is the last earth sign of the zodiac. It’s represented by the sea goat – a mythological creature with the body of a goat and the tail of a fish.
Garnet is the birthstone given to people born in January. This rich gem is thought to provide the wearer protection on their journey through life.
Those who were born on January 4th were likely conceived the previous year on April 13th.