January 2nd, 2021

January 2nd, 2021, fell on a Saturday. It was day 2 of 2021. The decade was the 2020s.

18 days have passed since January 2nd, 2021.



Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 18 days have passed since January 2nd, 2021.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 53 of 2021.
  • Leap Year: 2021 is NOT a leap year.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1609545600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around January 2nd, 2021:

  • December 7th, 2020: The first same-sex couples are married in Northern Ireland.
  • December 8th, 2020: 90-year-old Margaret Keenan becomes the first person in the world to receive a Covid-19 vaccine outside of a trial.
  • December 9th, 2020: Italian footballer Paolo Rossi passes away from lung cancer at the age of 64.
  • December 10th, 2020: The game "Cyberpunk 2077" is released.
  • December 10th, 2020: English actress Barbara Windsor passes away at the age of 83 after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer's disease.
  • December 11th, 2020: 2020 US presidential election: The Supreme Court rejects a lawsuit from Texas challenging Joe Biden's election wins in four key states.
  • December 11th, 2020: It is announced that the Zodiac Killer's "Z-340 Cypher" has been cracked after 51 years.
  • December 11th, 2020: Rapper Lil Wayne pleads guilty to possessing a weapon despite being a felon.
  • December 14th, 2020: French football manager Gérard Houllier passes away at the age of 73.
  • December 14th, 2020: US presidential election: The Electoral College confirms Joe Biden as the next president of the United States.
  • December 14th, 2020: Health authorities in the United Kingdom report that a new variant of Covid-19 has been found in south-east England.
  • December 17th, 2020: Sony removes Cyberpunk 2077 from the PlayStation store.
  • December 19th, 2020: London is placed under Tier 4 restrictions in an effort to try and control the spread of a new variant of Covid-19.
  • December 20th, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: France, Germany, Ireland and a number of other countries suspend flights and ferries from the United Kingdom.
  • December 24th, 2020: It is announced that the EU and the UK have reached a Brexit deal.
  • December 30th, 2020: Serial killer Samuel Little dies in prison at the age of 80.
  • January 5th, 2021: It is announced that Kanye West and Kim Kardashian are getting a divorce.
  • January 6th, 2021: Four people are left dead after Trump supporters storm Capitol Hill.
  • January 8th, 2021: US President Donald Trump is permanently suspended from Twitter.
  • January 13th, 2021: US President Donald Trump is impeached for the second time.
  • January 20th, 2021: Rappers Kodak Black and Lil Wayne are pardoned by President Trump during his last full day in office.
  • January 20th, 2021: Joe Biden is inaugurated as the 46th President of the United States.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on January 2nd, 2021, will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Sagittarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2021 is the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: January 2nd, 2021 falls under the Goose.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.

2021 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 2021:

  • PlayStation 5
  • Xbox Series X

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 2nd of January:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 2nd of January:

  • Berchtoldstag (Switzerland)

US President

Who was the US President on January 2nd, 2021?

  • Donald Trump was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on January 2nd, 2021?

  • Boris Johnson was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • Micheál Martin was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on January 2nd, 2021 was probably conceived around the 25th of March, 2020. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 2nd, 2021 is the 12th of October, 2021. (Rough Estimate).

Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about January 2nd, 2021.

  • 18 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,555,200 seconds have passed since the January 2nd, 2021.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,814,400 times.
  • Since January 2nd, 2021, earth has travelled approximately 802,483,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 259,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 133,747 steps. That's about 59 miles!
  • Since this date, 18,662 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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