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January 17th, 2023.

January 17th, 2023, was a Tuesday. It was day 17 of 2023. The decade was the 2020s.

10 days have passed since January 17th, 2023.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Capricorn.

On This Day

What happened on this date?

Notable events that occurred on January 17th, 2023.

  • Greta Thunberg is arrested by the police during a coal mine protest in Luetzerath, Germany.
Information

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 10 days have passed since January 17th, 2023.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 03 of 2023.
  • Leap Year: 2023 is NOT a leap year.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1673913600.
Events

Around this time.

News stories, pop culture trends, and other events that happened around January 17th, 2023.

  • 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.
  • January 5th, 2023: The US House of Representatives fails to elect a speaker after 11 rounds of voting.
  • January 5th, 2023: El Chapo's son, Ovidio Guzmán López, is arrested in Mexico.
  • January 5th, 2023: Stranger Things actor Noah Schnapp comes out as gay in a TikTok video.
  • 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.
  • This date: January 17th, 2023
  • 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.
  • February 10th, 2023: The video game "Hogwarts Legacy" is released.
Zodiac info

Horoscope, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Zodiac and birthstone information.

NEW! Check out our personality summary image for this birth date.

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on January 17th, 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 7.
  • Native American Zodiac: January 17th, 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 17th, 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 17th.

Al Capone

Gangster. Deceased
Born on January 17th, 1899
He was not alive on this date.

Betty White

Actress. Deceased
Born on January 17th, 1922
She was not alive on this date.

Muhammad Ali

Boxer. Deceased
Born on January 17th, 1942
He was not alive on this date.

Mick Taylor

Musician.
Born on January 17th, 1949
He turned 74 on this day in 2023.

Jim Carrey

Actor.
Born on January 17th, 1962
He turned 61 on this day in 2023.

Michelle Obama

First Lady.
Born on January 17th, 1964
She turned 59 on this day in 2023.

Zooey Deschanel

Actress.
Born on January 17th, 1980
She turned 43 on this day in 2023.

Calvin Harris

DJ.
Born on January 17th, 1984
He turned 39 on this day in 2023.

Marnie Simpson

English TV personality.
Born on January 17th, 1992
She turned 31 on this day in 2023.

Maxwell Frost

US politician.
Born on January 17th, 1997
He turned 26 on this day in 2023.

Jake Paul

Youtuber.
Born on January 17th, 1997
He turned 26 on this day in 2023.

USA

US President.

Joe Biden was the President of the United States on January 17th, 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 17th, 2023 was most likely conceived around April 26th, 2022.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 17th, 2023 is close to October 10th, 2023.

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Stats for January 17th, 2023

Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about January 17th, 2023.

  • A total of 10 days have passed since this date.
  • 1 weeks have passed.
  • 864,000 seconds have passed since the January 17th, 2023.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,008,000 times.
  • Since January 17th, 2023, the Earth has travelled approximately 445,824,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 144,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 74,304 steps. That's about 33 miles!
  • Since this date, 10,368 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!
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