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January 5th, 2023.

January 5th, 2023, was a Thursday. It was day 5 of 2023. The decade was the 2020s.

22 days have passed since January 5th, 2023.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Capricorn.

On This Day

On this day.

What happened on January 5th, 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.

Comments.

The following comments about January 5th, 2023 were written by our visitors.

GuyWithFace

This US House of Representatives speaker voting saga is becoming silly and is something that will be embarrassing to look back on in the history books future generations will study.
Posted on January 6th, 2023 16:45

bluefox4000

Stranger Things actor Noah Schnapp came out as gay on this day.
Posted on January 7th, 2023 00:41


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Information

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 22 days have passed since January 5th, 2023.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 01 of 2023.
  • Leap Year: 2023 is NOT a leap year.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1672876800.
Events

Around this time.

News stories, pop culture trends, and other events that happened around January 5th, 2023.

  • December 6th, 2022: The Democrats gain an outright US Senate majority after Raphael Warnock wins the Georgia election runoff against Herschel Walker.
  • December 6th, 2022: Former President Trump's company is found guilty of criminal tax fraud.
  • December 7th, 2022: China announces a nationwide loosening of Covid restrictions following protests against its hardline strategy.
  • December 7th, 2022: The President of Peru, Pedro Castillo, is ousted and arrested after he attempts to stage a coup.
  • December 7th, 2022: The German authorities arrest 25 members of a suspected coup d'état.
  • December 8th, 2022: US basketball player Brittney Griner is released from a Russian prison in a prisoner swap.
  • December 8th, 2022: The documentary series "Harry & Meghan" is released on Netflix.
  • December 9th, 2022: US journalist Grant Wahl dies while covering the World Cup in Qatar.
  • December 10th, 2022: Ten people are killed in a suspected gas explosion at a block of flats in St Helier, Jersey.
  • December 11th, 2022: Four boys die after falling into a frozen lake in Solihull, England.
  • December 12th, 2022: FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried is arrested in the Bahamas.
  • December 16th, 2022: James Cameron's film "Avatar: The Way of Water" is released.
  • December 16th, 2022: Twitter suspends several high-profile journalists who were covering the company's banning of private jet trackers.
  • December 16th, 2022: Jeremy Clarkson's controversial column about Meghan Markle is published in The Sun newspaper.
  • December 18th, 2022: Argentina win the 2022 FIFA World Cup after defeating France on penalties.
  • December 18th, 2022: Twitter announces that it will be banning users from posting links to other social media platforms.
  • December 18th, 2022: Elon Musk holds a Twitter poll asking users if he should step down.
  • December 19th, 2022: The House January 6 panel recommends criminal charges against Donald Trump.
  • December 19th, 2022: Elon Musk indicates that policy-related polls will only be open for Twitter Blue subscribers.
  • December 19th, 2022: Disgraced film producer Harvey Weinstein is found guilty of rape in his second sex crime trial.
  • December 19th, 2022: The New York Times reports that American politician George Santos lied about many aspects of his life and career.
  • December 21st, 2022: An extratropical bomb cyclone named "Winter Storm Elliott" begins to form over the Northern Plains in North America.
  • December 23rd, 2022: Faithless singer Maxi Jazz passes away at the age of 65.
  • December 27th, 2022: The death toll from "Winter Storm Elliott" in North America rises to 50.
  • December 29th, 2022: Brazilian soccer legend Pele dies at the age of 82.
  • December 29th, 2022: Fashion designer Vivienne Westwood dies at the age of 81.
  • December 29th, 2022: Andrew Tate and his brother Tristan are arrested in Romania on suspicion of human trafficking, rape and forming an organized crime group.
  • December 30th, 2022: TV personality Barbara Walters passes away at the age of 93.
  • December 30th, 2022: Bryan Kohberger is arrested in connection with the murders of four college students in Moscow, Idaho.
  • December 30th, 2022: It is announced that Cristiano Ronaldo has agreed to join Saudi club Al Nassr.
  • December 31st, 2022: Former Pope Benedict XVI (Ratzinger) dies at the age of 95.
  • December 31st, 2022: Singer Anita Pointer passes away at the age of 74.
  • January 1st, 2023: Croatia officially adopts the Euro currency.
  • January 1st, 2023: Actor Jeremy Renner is critically injured in a snow plowing accident.
  • January 2nd, 2023: Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin suffers a cardiac arrest during a game against the Cincinnati Bengals.
  • January 3rd, 2023: The Republican Party fails to elect a new House speaker.
  • January 4th, 2023: West Ham co-chairman David Gold passes away at the age of 86.
  • January 4th, 2023: Amazon announces plans to cut more than 18,000 jobs globally.
  • January 4th, 2023: Quadruple murder suspect Bryan Kohberger is extradited back to Idaho.
  • This date: January 5th, 2023
  • January 6th, 2023: Former soccer player Gianluca Vialli passes away at the age of 58.
  • January 6th, 2023: Republican Kevin McCarthy is elected US House speaker after an historic 15 rounds of voting.
  • January 6th, 2023: Vince McMahon returns to the board of the WWE five months after retiring.
  • January 8th, 2023: Supporters of Jair Bolsonaro storm Brazil's Congress, the Supreme Court, and the presidential palace.
  • January 9th, 2023: Soccer: Gareth Bale announces his retirement.
  • January 10th, 2023: Stephanie McMahon resigns as the co-CEO of WWE.
  • January 10th, 2023: Multiple media outlets report that the WWE has been sold to Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund.
  • January 10th, 2023: Netflix releases the documentary "The Hatched Wielding Hitchhiker".
  • January 10th, 2023: Prince Harry releases his memoir "Spare".
  • January 11th, 2023: All US flights are grounded due to a computer system glitch.
  • January 12th, 2023: Lisa Marie Presley dies at the age of 54.
  • January 12th, 2023: Dancer Michael Flatley is diagnosed with an "aggressive" form of cancer.
  • January 12th, 2023: NBC News reports that Rick and Morty co-creator Justin Roiland is facing domestic abuse charges.
  • January 14th, 2023: The Romanian police seize several luxury cars from social media influencer Andrew Tate.
  • January 14th, 2023: At least 44 people are killed after a Russian missile hits an apartment building in Dnipro, Ukraine.
  • January 15th, 2023: 72 people are killed after Yeti Airlines Flight 691 crashes in Pokhara, Nepal.
  • January 16th, 2023: Mafia godfather Matteo Messina Denaro is arrested in Palermo, Sicily.
  • January 17th, 2023: Greta Thunberg is arrested by the police during a coal mine protest in Luetzerath, Germany.
  • January 18th, 2023: Singer and guitarist David Crosby dies at the age of 81.
  • January 18th, 2023: Microsoft announces plans to cut 10,000 jobs.
  • January 18th, 2023: Ukrainian Internal Affairs minister Denys Monastyrsky and nine other people are killed in a helicopter crash in Brovary, Ukraine.
  • January 19th, 2023: Jacinda Ardern announces that she will be resigning as the Prime Minister of New Zealand.
  • January 19th, 2023: Actor Alec Baldwin is charged with two counts of involuntary manslaughter relating to the Rust shooting incident.
  • January 20th, 2023: Google's parent company, Alphabet, announces plans to cut 12,000 jobs.
  • January 21st, 2023: Ten people are killed during a mass shooting at a Lunar New Year celebration in Monterey Park, California.
  • January 23rd, 2023: Soccer: Everton sack Frank Lampard.
  • January 23rd, 2023: Former top FBI official Charles McGonigal is arrested over his ties to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska.
  • January 23rd, 2023: Seven people are killed during a mass shooting in Half Moon Bay, California.
  • January 24th, 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 25th, 2023: Germany confirms that it will send Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine.
  • January 25th, 2023: Chris Hipkins becomes the new Prime Minister of New Zealand.
  • January 25th, 2023: The United States confirms that it is sending 31 Abrams tanks to Ukraine.
  • January 27th, 2023: The video game "Dead Space" (remake) is released.
  • February 3rd, 2023: The video game "Dead Island 2" is released.
Zodiac info

Horoscope, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Zodiac and birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on January 5th, 2023, will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2023 is the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 4.
  • Native American Zodiac: January 5th, 2023 falls under the Goose.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.
  • Birth flower (January): The Carnation and the Snowdrop.

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on January 5th, 2023.

What are your strengths and weaknesses?

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Toys

Popular toys and games in 2023.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2023.

The PlayStation 5
The PlayStation 5

The Xbox Series X
The Xbox Series X

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on January 5th.

Robert Duvall

Actor.
Born on January 5th, 1931
He turned 92 on this day in 2023.

Marilyn Manson

Musician.
Born on January 5th, 1969
He turned 54 on this day in 2023.

Bradley Cooper

Actor.
Born on January 5th, 1975
He turned 48 on this day in 2023.

Deadmau5

Music producer.
Born on January 5th, 1981
He turned 42 on this day in 2023.

Holidays

Holidays.

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 5th of January.

  • Twelfth Night (Sweden)
USA

US President.

Joe Biden was the President of the United States on January 5th, 2023.

UK

UK Prime Minister.

Rishi Sunak was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach.

Micheál Martin was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on January 5th, 2023 was most likely conceived around April 14th, 2022.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 5th, 2023 is close to September 28th, 2023.

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Stats for January 5th, 2023

Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about January 5th, 2023.

  • A total of 22 days have passed since this date.
  • 3 weeks have passed.
  • 1,900,800 seconds have passed since the January 5th, 2023.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,217,600 times.
  • Since January 5th, 2023, the Earth has travelled approximately 980,812,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 316,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 163,469 steps. That's about 73 miles!
  • Since this date, 22,810 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!
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