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January 21st, 2023.

January 21st, 2023, was a Saturday. It was day 21 of 2023. The decade was the 2020s.

17 days have passed since January 21st, 2023.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Aquarius.

On This Day

What happened on this date?

Notable events that occurred on January 21st, 2023.

  • Ten people are killed during a mass shooting at a Lunar New Year celebration in Monterey Park, California.
Information

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 17 days have passed since January 21st, 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 1674259200.
Events

Around this time.

News stories, pop culture trends, and other events that happened around January 21st, 2023.

  • 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 10th, 2023: Tyre Nichols is beaten to death by five police officers in Memphis, Tennessee.
  • January 10th, 2023: The last king of Greece, Constantine II of Greece, dies at the age of 82.
  • 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 12th, 2023: Miley Cyrus releases the song "Flowers".
  • January 13th, 2023: The film Plane is released.
  • 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.
  • This date: January 21st, 2023
  • 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 25th, 2023: Actress Cynthia Jane Williams passes away at the age of 75.
  • January 26th, 2023: Five Memphis police officers are charged with the murder of Tyre Nichols.
  • January 27th, 2023: The video game "Dead Space" (remake) is released.
  • January 27th, 2023: Video footage of the fatal beating of Tyre Nichols is released to the public.
  • January 27th, 2023: 45-year-old Nicola Bulley goes missing in St. Michael's on Wyre in Lancashire, England.
  • January 28th, 2023: WWE: Cody Rhodes wins the 2023 Royal Rumble.
  • February 1st, 2023: A Chinese surveillance balloon is spotted flying over the United States.
  • February 3rd, 2023: The video game "Dead Island 2" is released.
  • February 4th, 2023: The United States shoots down a Chinese surveillance balloon that had been flying over the country for 8 days.
  • February 5th, 2023: Pakistan's former military ruler, Pervez Musharraf, dies at the age of 79.
  • February 6th, 2023: 5,000 people are killed after two earthquakes strike Turkey and Syria.
  • February 6th, 2023: Soccer: The Premier League charges Manchester City with more than 100 breaches of financial rules.
  • February 7th, 2023: Ghana soccer player Christian Atsu is pulled alive from the debris of the Turkey earthquake.
  • February 10th, 2023: The video game "Hogwarts Legacy" is released.
  • February 12th, 2023: Super Bowl LVII takes place between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Philadelphia Eagles.
  • February 17th, 2023: The superhero film "Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania" is released.

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on January 21st, 2023.

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Zodiac info

Horoscope, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Zodiac and birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on January 21st, 2023, will have the star sign Aquarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2023 is the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 11.
  • Native American Zodiac: January 21st, 2023 falls under the Otter.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.
  • Birth flower (January): The Carnation and the Snowdrop.
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 21st.

Jam Master Jay

Hip Hop DJ. Deceased
Born on January 21st, 1965
He was not alive on this date.

Emma Bunton

Spice Girls.
Born on January 21st, 1976
She turned 47 on this day in 2023.

Brian O'Driscoll

Rugby player.
Born on January 21st, 1979
He turned 44 on this day in 2023.

IShowSpeed

Streamer.
Born on January 21st, 2005
He turned 18 on this day in 2023.

USA

US President.

Joe Biden was the President of the United States on January 21st, 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 21st, 2023 was most likely conceived around April 30th, 2022.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 21st, 2023 is close to October 14th, 2023.

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Stats for January 21st, 2023

Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about January 21st, 2023.

  • A total of 17 days have passed since this date.
  • 2 weeks have passed.
  • 1,468,800 seconds have passed since the January 21st, 2023.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,713,600 times.
  • Since January 21st, 2023, the Earth has travelled approximately 757,900,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 244,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 126,317 steps. That's about 56 miles!
  • Since this date, 17,626 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!
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