January 4, 2023, was a Wednesday. It was the 4th day of 2023. The decade was the 2020s.
11 months and 7 days have passed since January 4, 2023.
The zodiac star sign for this date is Capricorn.
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What happened on January 4, 2023?
West Ham co-chairman David Gold passes away at the age of 86.
Amazon announces plans to cut more than 18,000 jobs globally.
Quadruple murder suspect Bryan Kohberger is extradited back to Idaho.
This date was 341 days ago. Approximately 11 months have passed. It was the 4th day of 2023, in week 01. The decade was the 2020s. A baby that was born on this day is now 11 months old. The Earth has experienced 4 seasons of weather since then.
December 6, 2022:
• The Democrats gain an outright US Senate majority after Raphael Warnock wins the Georgia election runoff against Herschel Walker.
• Former President Trump's company is found guilty of criminal tax fraud.
• Honduras launches a huge crackdown on gangs.
December 7, 2022:
• China announces a nationwide loosening of Covid restrictions following protests against its hardline strategy.
• The President of Peru, Pedro Castillo, is ousted and arrested after he attempts to stage a coup.
• The German authorities arrest 25 members of a suspected coup d'état.
December 8, 2022:
• US basketball player Brittney Griner is released from a Russian prison in a prisoner swap.
• The documentary series "Harry & Meghan" is released on Netflix.
• Singer Celine Dion reveals that she is suffering from a rare and incurable neurological disorder called Stiff Person Syndrome (SPS).
December 9, 2022:
• US journalist Grant Wahl dies while covering the World Cup in Qatar.
• The Whale is released in movie theaters.
December 10, 2022: Ten people are killed in a suspected gas explosion at a block of flats in St Helier, Jersey.
December 11, 2022: Four boys die after falling into a frozen lake in Solihull, England.
December 13, 2022: Hip hop dancer and TV personality Stephen "tWitch" Boss commits suicide at the age of 40.
December 16, 2022:
• James Cameron's film "Avatar: The Way of Water" is released.
• Twitter suspends several high-profile journalists who were covering the company's banning of private jet trackers.
• Jeremy Clarkson's controversial column about Meghan Markle is published in The Sun newspaper.
December 18, 2022:
• Argentina win the 2022 FIFA World Cup after defeating France on penalties.
• Twitter announces that it will be banning users from posting links to other social media platforms.
• Elon Musk holds a Twitter poll asking users if he should step down.
December 19, 2022:
• The House January 6 panel recommends criminal charges against Donald Trump.
• Elon Musk indicates that policy-related polls will only be open for Twitter Blue subscribers.
• Disgraced film producer Harvey Weinstein is found guilty of rape in his second sex crime trial.
• The New York Times reports that American politician George Santos lied about many aspects of his life and career.
December 21, 2022: An extratropical bomb cyclone named "Winter Storm Elliott" begins to form over the Northern Plains in North America.
December 23, 2022:
• Faithless singer Maxi Jazz passes away at the age of 65.
• The film "Women Talking" is released.
December 27, 2022: The death toll from "Winter Storm Elliott" in North America rises to 50.
December 29, 2022:
• Brazilian soccer legend Pele dies at the age of 82.
• Fashion designer Vivienne Westwood dies at the age of 81.
• Andrew Tate and his brother Tristan are arrested in Romania on suspicion of human trafficking, rape and forming an organized crime group.
December 30, 2022:
• TV personality Barbara Walters passes away at the age of 93.
• Bryan Kohberger is arrested in connection with the murders of four college students in Moscow, Idaho.
• It is announced that Cristiano Ronaldo has agreed to join Saudi club Al Nassr.
December 31, 2022:
• Former Pope Benedict XVI (Ratzinger) dies at the age of 95.
• Singer Anita Pointer passes away at the age of 74.
January 1, 2023:
• Croatia officially adopts the Euro currency.
• Actor Jeremy Renner is critically injured in a snow plowing accident.
January 2, 2023: Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin suffers a cardiac arrest during a game against the Cincinnati Bengals.
January 5, 2023:
• The US House of Representatives fails to elect a speaker after 11 rounds of voting.
• El Chapo's son, Ovidio Guzmán López, is arrested in Mexico.
• Stranger Things actor Noah Schnapp comes out as gay in a TikTok video.
January 6, 2023:
• Former soccer player Gianluca Vialli passes away at the age of 58.
• Republican Kevin McCarthy is elected US House speaker after an historic 15 rounds of voting.
• Vince McMahon returns to the board of the WWE five months after retiring.
January 7, 2023: Protests begin in Israel against the proposed judicial reforms of re-elected prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
January 8, 2023: Supporters of Jair Bolsonaro storm Brazil's Congress, the Supreme Court, and the presidential palace.
January 10, 2023:
• Stephanie McMahon resigns as the co-CEO of WWE.
• Multiple media outlets report rumors that the WWE has been sold to Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund.
• Netflix releases the documentary "The Hatched Wielding Hitchhiker".
• Prince Harry releases his memoir "Spare".
• Tyre Nichols is beaten to death by five police officers in Memphis, Tennessee.
• The last king of Greece, Constantine II of Greece, dies at the age of 82.
• SZA releases the song "Kill Bill".
January 11, 2023:
• All US flights are grounded due to a computer system glitch.
• Soccer: João Félix joins Chelsea on loan.
January 12, 2023:
• Lisa Marie Presley dies at the age of 54.
• Dancer Michael Flatley is diagnosed with an "aggressive" form of cancer.
• NBC News reports that Rick and Morty co-creator Justin Roiland is facing domestic abuse charges.
• Miley Cyrus releases the song "Flowers".
• Soccer: João Félix is sent off during his debut with Chelsea.
January 13, 2023:
• The film Plane is released.
• British actor Julian Sands goes missing while hiking in the San Gabriel Mountains near Los Angeles.
January 14, 2023:
• The Romanian police seize several luxury cars from social media influencer Andrew Tate.
• At least 44 people are killed after a Russian missile hits an apartment building in Dnipro, Ukraine.
January 15, 2023:
• 72 people are killed after Yeti Airlines Flight 691 crashes in Pokhara, Nepal.
• The first episode of "The Last of Us" is aired on television.
January 16, 2023: Mafia godfather Matteo Messina Denaro is arrested in Palermo, Sicily.
January 17, 2023: Greta Thunberg is arrested by the police during a coal mine protest in Luetzerath, Germany.
January 18, 2023:
• Singer and guitarist David Crosby dies at the age of 81.
• Microsoft announces plans to cut 10,000 jobs.
• Ukrainian Internal Affairs minister Denys Monastyrsky and nine other people are killed in a helicopter crash in Brovary, Ukraine.
January 19, 2023:
• Jacinda Ardern announces that she will be resigning as the Prime Minister of New Zealand.
• Actor Alec Baldwin is charged with two counts of involuntary manslaughter relating to the Rust shooting incident.
• Protests begin in France over government proposals to raise the retirement age from 62 to 64 years old.
January 20, 2023: Google's parent company, Alphabet, announces plans to cut 12,000 jobs.
January 21, 2023: Ten people are killed during a mass shooting at a Lunar New Year celebration in Monterey Park, California.
January 23, 2023:
• Soccer: Everton sack Frank Lampard.
• Former top FBI official Charles McGonigal is arrested over his ties to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska.
• Seven people are killed during a mass shooting in Half Moon Bay, California.
January 24, 2023: Adult Swim ends its relationship with Rick and Morty co-creator Justin Roiland following news that he was arrested for domestic abuse in 2020.
January 25, 2023:
• Germany confirms that it will send Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine.
• Chris Hipkins becomes the new Prime Minister of New Zealand.
• The United States confirms that it is sending 31 Abrams tanks to Ukraine.
• Actress Cynthia Jane Williams passes away at the age of 75.
January 26, 2023: Five Memphis police officers are charged with the murder of Tyre Nichols.
January 27, 2023:
• The video game "Dead Space" (remake) is released.
• Video footage of the fatal beating of Tyre Nichols is released to the public.
• 45-year-old Nicola Bulley goes missing in St. Michael's on Wyre in Lancashire, England.
February 1, 2023: A Chinese surveillance balloon is spotted flying over the United States.
February 3, 2023:
• The video game "Dead Island 2" is released.
• A freight train carrying vinyl chloride derails in East Palestine, Ohio.
• PinkPantheress and Ice Spice release the song "Boy's a liar Pt. 2".