January 26th, 2021

January 26th, 2021, fell on a Tuesday. It was day 26 of 2021. The decade was the 2020s.

2 months and 25 days have passed since January 26th, 2021.


On This Date

Events that occurred on January 26th, 2021:

  • Soccer: Thomas Tuchel becomes the new manager of Chelsea.
  • The price of GameStop stock rises 92.7% due a short squeeze.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 2 months and 25 days have passed since January 26th, 2021.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 04 of 2021.
  • Leap Year: 2021 is NOT a leap year.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1611619200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around January 26th, 2021:

  • December 28th, 2020: Coinbase delists the cryptocurrency Ripple (XRP) following the SEC's decision to initiate legal proceedings against Ripple Labs.
  • 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 5th, 2021: Rapper Dr. Dre suffers from a brain aneurysm.
  • 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 8th, 2021: Olivia Rodrigo releases her single "Drivers License".
  • January 8th, 2021: Ireland records 8,227 cases of Covid-19.
  • January 13th, 2021: US President Donald Trump is impeached for the second time.
  • January 14th, 2021: It is revealed that actor Dustin Diamond, who played Screech in "Saved by the Bell", is battling cancer.
  • January 16th, 2021: American record producer Phil Spector dies from complications of Covid-19.
  • January 18th, 2021: ESPN report that New York Mets General Manager Jared Porter sent over 60 unsolicited text messages to a female journalist.
  • January 19th, 2021: New York Mets General Manager Jared Porter is fired following revelations that he sent unsolicited text messages to a female journalist.
  • January 19th, 2021: Billionaire Elon Musk puts the hashtag #Bitcoin in his Twitter bio.
  • January 20th, 2021: Steve Bannon, 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.
  • January 22nd, 2021: "The Only Way Is Essex" star Mick Norcross is found dead at his home at the age of 57.
  • January 23rd, 2021: US talk show host Larry King passes away at the age of 87.
  • January 24th, 2021: Dustin Poirier defeats Conor McGregor at UFC 257.
  • January 25th, 2021: US President Joe Biden overturns Trump's ban on transgender US troops.
  • January 25th, 2021: Soccer: Chelsea sack manager Frank Lampard.
  • This date: January 26th, 2021
  • January 28th, 2021: Investment app Robinhood suspends trading on GameStop stock.
  • January 28th, 2021: The price of cryptocurrency "Dogecoin" reaches $0.07.
  • January 30th, 2021: Scottish musician Sophie Xeon dies from a fall at the age of 34.
  • February 1st, 2021: Actor Dustin Diamond, who played Screech in "Saved by the Bell", dies from cancer at the age of 44.
  • February 1st, 2021: The Burmese military seizes power in Myanmar.
  • February 2nd, 2021: Jeff Bezos announces that he will be stepping down as the CEO of Amazon.
  • February 2nd, 2021: The price of GameStop stock plunges by more than 50% following a short squeeze.
  • February 2nd, 2021: Revolut temporarily bans trading in GameStop and AMC stocks.
  • February 4th, 2021: US representative Marjorie Taylor Greene is thrown off two committees after being accused of spreading hateful and violent conspiracy theories.
  • February 5th, 2021: Read the standing orders: Video clips from a heated zoom meeting at the Handforth Parish Council go viral on the Internet.
  • February 5th, 2021: The documentary "Framing Britney Spears" is released.
  • February 7th, 2021: Super Bowl LV: The Tampa Bay Buccaneers defeat the Kansas City Chiefs by 31-9.
  • February 8th, 2021: The price of Bitcoin hits a new all-time high after Tesla discloses that it has purchased $1.5 billion worth.
  • February 10th, 2021: The documentary "Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel" is released on Netflix.
  • February 11th, 2021: Bam Margera posts a series of Instagram videos indicating that he has broken his sobriety and that he has been fired from the filming of Jackass 4.
  • February 12th, 2021: Justin Timberlake apologizes following backlash after the airing of the documentary "Framing Britney Spears".
  • February 13th, 2021: Former US president Donald Trump is acquitted of incitement to insurrection at his second impeachment trial.
  • February 14th, 2021: Meghan Markle and Prince Harry announce they are expecting a second baby.
  • February 14th, 2021: Winter Storm Uri drops large amounts of snow across Texas and Oklahoma.
  • February 17th, 2021: American radio personality Rush Limbaugh passes away from cancer at the age of 70.
  • February 19th, 2021: Kim Kardashian files for divorce from Kanye West after seven years of marriage.
  • February 19th, 2021: The film Nomadland is released.
  • February 22nd, 2021: French music duo "Daft Punk" announce their retirement.
  • February 23rd, 2021: Golfer Tiger Woods is injured in a single-car accident in California.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on January 26th, 2021, will have the star sign Aquarius.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Capricorn.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2021 is the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: January 26th, 2021 falls under the Otter.
  • 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, historical figures and noteable people who were born on the 26th of January:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 26th of January:

  • Australia Day

US President

Who was the US President on January 26th, 2021?

  • Joe Biden was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on January 26th, 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 26th, 2021 was probably conceived around the 18th of April, 2020. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 26th, 2021 is the 5th of November, 2021. (Rough Estimate).

Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about January 26th, 2021.

  • 85 days have passed since this date.
  • 7,340,400 seconds have passed since the January 26th, 2021.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 8,563,800 times.
  • Since January 26th, 2021, earth has travelled approximately 3,787,646,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 1,223,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 631,274 steps. That's about 281 miles!
  • Since this date, 88,085 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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