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January 3, 2024

January 3, 2024, was a Wednesday. It was 4 months and 21 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Capricorn.

On This Day

On this day

What happened on January 3, 2024?

  • 89 people are killed after two bombs explode at Qasem Soleimani's tomb in eastern Kerman, Iran.
  • Some of the names in the Jeffrey Epstein court documents are unsealed.
  • A Nevada judge is attacked by a defendant immediately after she denies his request for probation.

Facts

This date occurred 143 days ago. Approximately 5 months have passed. It was the 3rd day of 2024, in week 01. The decade was the 2020s. A baby that was born on this day is now 4 months old.

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Events

What happened around this time?

News stories, pop culture trends, and other events that happened around January 3, 2024.

  • December 4, 2023:
    • The trailer for Grand Theft Auto 6 is released early due to leaks.
    • The word "Rizz" is named Oxford's Word of the Year for 2023.
    • Spotify announces that it will be axing 1,500 jobs to cut costs.
  • December 5, 2023:
    • Ukraine warns that it could lose the war against Russia if US aid is delayed by Republican-controlled congress.
    • Famous TV producer Norman Lear dies at the age of 101.
  • December 6, 2023:
    • Three people are killed in a shooting at the University of Nevada in Las Vegas.
    • A fourth lawsuit accuses Sean Combs (P. Diddy) of gang rape and sex trafficking.
    • Taylor Swift is named Time Magazine's person of the year.
  • December 7, 2023:
    • UN Secretary General António Guterres invokes Article 99 to demand an immediate ceasefire in Gaza.
    • Rapper Kodak Black is arrested on cocaine charges.
  • December 8, 2023:
    • Unemployment in the USA falls to 3.7%.
    • The US vetoes a UN resolution calling for a Gaza ceasefire due to the resolution being "unbalanced" and "detached from reality".
  • December 11, 2023: Brooklyn Nine-Nine actor Andre Braugher dies at the age of 61.
  • December 12, 2023: A US intelligence assessment estimates that Russia has lost 87% of troops it had prior to start of the Ukraine war.
  • December 15, 2023:
    • The film Wonka (2023) is released.
    • Rudy Giuliani is ordered to pay $148 million for defaming two Georgia election workers.
    • US homelessness levels rise to a record 12%.
  • December 16, 2023:
    • Matthew Perry's death is ruled accidental due to the acute effects of ketamine.
    • Soccer: Bournemouth vs. Luton is abandoned after Tom Lockyer collapses and suffers a cardiac arrest in the 58th minute.
    • UFC 296: Leon Edwards defeats Colby Covington.
  • December 17, 2023: Joe Biden's motorcade is accidentally rammed by a drunk driver.
  • December 18, 2023:
    • US Steel agrees to sell itself to a Japanese company.
    • Actor Jonathan Majors is dropped by Marvel after he is found guilty of assaulting his former girlfriend.
    • Parenting advice YouTuber Ruby Franke pleads guilty to child abuse.
  • December 19, 2023: The Colorado Supreme Court rules that Donald Trump is ineligible for the US presidency under Section 3 of the 14th amendment.
  • December 21, 2023:
    • 14 people are killed during a mass shooting at Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic.
    • Rudy Giuliani files for bankruptcy protection.
  • December 22, 2023:
    • The computer-animated film "Migration" is released.
    • The superhero film "Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom" is released.
    • The film "Rebel Moon" is released.
    • Dixie Chicks founding member Laura Lynch is killed in a car accident near El Paso, Texas.
    • Banksy's artwork of drones on a STOP sign is stolen in London.
  • December 23, 2023: Nick and Aaron Carter's sister, Bobbie Jean Carter, is found dead in her bathroom at the age of 41.
  • December 26, 2023: Pregnant woman Savannah Soto (18) and her boyfriend Matthew Guerra (22) are found murdered in a vehicle in San Antonio, Texas.
  • December 27, 2023:
    • "Parasite" actor Lee Sun-kyun is found dead in his car at the age of 48.
    • The New York Times sues OpenAI and Microsoft for using its news stories to train its AI.
  • December 28, 2023:
    • Gypsy Rose Blanchard is released from prison after serving eight years for her mother's murder.
    • The "Idaho Four" murder house is demolished.
  • December 29, 2023: Donald Trump is blocked from the Maine presidential ballot in 2024.
  • December 31, 2023:
    • The Queen of Denmark announces her abdication on TV.
    • Australian cyclist Melissa Hoskins is killed after her husband strikes her with his vehicle.
  • January 1, 2024: A tsunami warning is issued after an earthquake hits western Japan.
  • January 2, 2024: NFL star Aaron Rodgers wrongly accuses Jimmy Kimmel of being associated with Jeffrey Epstein.
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  • January 4, 2024:
    • Two people, including the perpretator, are killed at a school shooting at Perry High School in Perry, Iowa.
    • Starsky & Hutch actor David Soul dies at the age of 80.
  • January 5, 2024: Oscar Pistorius is released from jail nearly 11 years after killing his girlfriend.
  • January 6, 2024:
    • Alaska Airlines grounds its Boeing 737 Max 9 jets after one of its planes loses a section of its fuselage mid-flight.
    • The US Supreme Court allows Idaho to enforce its strict abortion laws even in medical emergencies.
  • January 11, 2024:
    • Microsoft overtakes Apple to become the world's most valuable company.
    • The United States and Britain launch military strikes against Iran-backed rebels in Houthi-controlled Yemen.
    • South Africa opens its genocide case against Israel at The Hague.
    • Former England manager Sven-Göran Eriksson reveals that he has been diagnosed with terminal cancer.
    • Two Navy SEALs go missing off the coast of Somalia.
  • January 12, 2024:
    • Argentina's annual inflation rate reaches 211.4%.
    • Ariana Grande releases the song "Yes, And?".
  • January 13, 2024: Soccer: The Africa Cup of Nations begins.
  • January 15, 2024: Donald Trump wins the Republican Party caucus in Iowa.
  • January 16, 2024:
    • Soccer: Italian side Roma sack manager Jose Mourinho.
    • NFL: It is reported that Philadelphia Eagles center Jason Kelce is retiring.
  • January 17, 2024: Arnold Schwarzenegger is held by customs officers at Munich airport after failing to declare a luxury watch.
  • January 18, 2024:
    • Soccer: Former Liverpool midfielder Jordan Henderson signs for Ajax just months after he transferred to Saudi club Al-Ettifaq.
    • Benson Boone releases the song "Beautiful Things".
  • January 19, 2024: Actor Alec Baldwin is indicted on an involuntary manslaughter charge relating to the 2021 Rust shooting incident.
  • January 20, 2024: Iran-backed militants launch ballistic missiles at a US-led coalition base in Iraq.
  • January 21, 2024:
    • Florida Governor Ron DeSantis drops out of the 2024 presidential race.
    • Storm Isha hits Ireland and the United Kingdom.
    • The death toll in Gaza reaches 25,000.
    • The US announces that two Navy SEALs who went missing off the coast of Somalia are dead.
  • January 24, 2024:
    • Six bodies are found at a remote crossroads in California's Mojave Desert.
    • 65 Ukrainian POWs are killed after a Russian Air Force transport plane crashes near the Ukrainian border.
    • A debate about "Japaneseness" is sparked after a Ukrainian-born Japanese model named Karolina Shiino is crowned Miss Japan.
  • January 25, 2024:
    • Death row inmate Kenneth Eugene Smith is executed by nitrogen hypoxia in Alabama.
    • A former WWE employee accuses founder Vince McMahon of sexual abuse and trafficking.
    • Former adult film star Jesse Jane is found dead from an apparent overdose.
    • A report finds that a record number of Americans are homeless.
  • January 26, 2024:
    • The video game "Tekken 8" is released.
    • Soccer: Jürgen Klopp announces that he will be leaving Liverpool at the end of the season.
    • The International Court of Justice orders Israel to "take all measures within its power" to prevent genocide in Gaza.
    • A jury rules that Donald Trump must pay E. Jean Carroll $83.3 million in damages for defamation.
    • WWE chairman Vince McMahon resigns from his position amid allegations of sexual abuse and trafficking.
    • The UNRWA announces that it is investigating allegations that some of its members were involved in Hamas' October 7 attack.
  • January 27, 2024:
    • WWE Royal Rumble: Cody Rhodes and Bayley win their Royal Rumble matches.
    • Soccer: Xavi announces that he will be stepping down as the manager of Barcelona at the end of the season.
  • January 28, 2024: Three US troops are killed by a drone attack in northeast Jordan.
  • January 30, 2024: UPS announces 12,000 job cuts due to a fall in shipping volume.
  • February 1, 2024:
    • Actor Carl Weathers (Apollo Creed) dies at the age of 76.
    • Formula One: Lewis Hamilton announces his decision to join Ferrari.
  • February 2, 2024: Universal Music removes all of its songs from TikTok.
Zodiac info

Zodiac

Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on January 3, 2024, will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2024 is the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 3.
  • Native American Zodiac: January 3, 2024 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.
Television shows

Television shows in January 2024

Television shows that people were watching in January 2024:

The Family Stallone
The Family Stallone
The Night Agent
The Night Agent
The Last of Us
The Last of Us
House of the Dragon
House of the Dragon
The Bear
The Bear
The Kardashians
The Kardashians
Severance
Severance
The Wheel of Time
The Wheel of Time
Only Murders in the Building
Only Murders in the Building
The White Lotus
The White Lotus
Cobra Kai
Cobra Kai
Bridgerton
Bridgerton
Children TV shows

Cartoons and children's TV shows in January 2024

Children and teenagers were watching the following cartoons and TV series:

Pretty Freekin Scary
Pretty Freekin Scary
Transformers: EarthSpark
Transformers: EarthSpark
Monster High
Monster High

The Tiny Chef Show
The Tiny Chef Show
Chibiverse
Chibiverse
Face's Music Party
Face's Music Party
The Villains of Valley View
The Villains of Valley View
The Ghost and Molly McGee
The Ghost and Molly McGee
Baby Shark's Big Show!
Baby Shark's Big Show!
Danger Force
Danger Force
Tyler Perry's Young Dylan
Tyler Perry's Young Dylan
Toys

Toys in 2024

Children were playing with the following toys and games:

The PlayStation 5
The PlayStation 5
The Xbox Series X
The Xbox Series X
Video games

Video games

Popular video games that people were playing in January 2024.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare III 2023
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare III
Alan Wake 2 2023
Alan Wake 2
Cities: Skylines II 2023
Cities: Skylines II
Spider-Man 2 (2023) 2023
Spider-Man 2 (2023)
Super Mario Bros. Wonder 2023
Super Mario Bros. Wonder
Assassin's Creed Mirage 2023
Assassin's Creed Mirage
EA Sports FC 24 2023
EA Sports FC 24
Starfield 2023
Starfield
Baldur's Gate 3 2023
Baldur's Gate 3
Final Fantasy XVI 2023
Final Fantasy XVI
Diablo IV 2023
Diablo IV
Street Fighter 6 2023
Street Fighter 6
Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on January 3.

J. R. R. Tolkien

J. R. R. Tolkien

Author Deceased
Born on January 3, 1892
He was not alive on this date.

Robert Loggia

Robert Loggia

Actor Deceased
Born on January 3, 1930
He was not alive on this date.

Jim Ross

Jim Ross

WWE commentator
Born on January 3, 1952
He turned 72 on this day in 2024.

Mel Gibson

Mel Gibson

Actor
Born on January 3, 1956
He turned 68 on this day in 2024.

Michael Schumacher

Michael Schumacher

Formula One driver
Born on January 3, 1969
He turned 55 on this day in 2024.

Jonny Evans

Jonny Evans

Soccer player
Born on January 3, 1988
He turned 36 on this day in 2024.

Jisoo

Jisoo

South Korean singer
Born on January 3, 1995
She turned 29 on this day in 2024.

Florence Pugh

Florence Pugh

Actress
Born on January 3, 1996
She turned 28 on this day in 2024.

Greta Thunberg

Greta Thunberg

Environmental activist
Born on January 3, 2003
She turned 21 on this day in 2024.

USA

US President

Joe Biden was the President of the United States on January 3, 2024.

UK

UK Prime Minister

Rishi Sunak was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach

Leo Varadkar was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on January 3, 2024 was most likely conceived around April 12, 2023.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 3, 2024 is close to September 25, 2024.

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Stats for January 3, 2024

Statistics

Here are some interesting statistics about January 3, 2024:

  • 143 days have passed since this date.
  • 20 weeks have passed.
  • 12,351,600 seconds have passed since January 3, 2024.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 14,410,200 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 6,373,425,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 2,058,600 times.
  • You have taken approximately 1,062,238 steps. That's roughly 472 miles.
  • 148,219 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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  • How old is a baby born in January 2024?

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