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January 17, 2024

January 17, 2024, was a Wednesday. It was the 17th day of 2024. The decade was the 2020s.

1 month and 15 days have passed since January 17, 2024.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Capricorn.

On This Day

What happened on this date?

Notable events that occurred on January 17, 2024:

  • Arnold Schwarzenegger is held by customs officers at Munich airport after failing to declare a luxury watch.

Facts

This date occurred 44 days ago. It was the 17th day of 2024, in week 03. The decade was the 2020s. A baby that was born on this day is now 6 weeks old.

Personality traits

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Events

What happened around this time?

News stories, pop culture trends, and other events that happened around January 17, 2024.

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • This date: January 17, 2024
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • February 4, 2024: Rapper Killer Mike is escorted out of the Grammys in handcuffs.
  • February 5, 2024:
    • Buckingham Palace announces that King Charles has cancer.
    • Karolina Shiino: Ukraine-born Miss Japan steps down six days after a weekly tabloid report revealed her affair with a married man.
    • American country music singer Toby Keith dies from cancer at the age of 62.
  • February 6, 2024: Tucker Carlson announces that he will be interviewing Russian President Vladimir Putin.
  • February 8, 2024: Meta suspends the Facebook and Instagram accounts of Iran's Supreme Leader due to his support of Hamas' October 7th attack.
  • February 9, 2024:
    • Tucker Carlson interviews Russian President Vladimir Putin.
    • Stock market: The S&P 500 closes above 5,000 for the first time in its history.
    • Ozzy Osbourne accuses Kanye West of sampling his song without his permission.
    • A report by DOJ Special Counsel Robert Hur suggests that US President Joe Biden is suffering from memory lapses.
    • US Vice President Kamala Harris says that Robert Hur's report on Joe Biden's memory is "clearly politically motivated".
  • February 11, 2024:
    • Super Bowl LVIII: The Kansas City Chiefs defeat the San Francisco 49ers 25–22 in overtime.
    • Super Bowl LVIII: Usher performs at the half-time show.
    • Lakewood Church shooting: 36-year-old Genesse Moreno is shot dead shortly after entering Joel Osteen's church in Houston with an assault rifle.
    • Beyoncé releases the song "Texas Hold 'Em".
    • Africa Cup of Nations final: Ivory Coast defeat Nigeria 2-1.
  • February 13, 2024: Canadian YouTuber and Twitch streamer "twomad" is found dead at the age of 23.
  • February 14, 2024:
    • The superhero film "Madame Web" is released.
    • One person is killed and 22 are injured in a mass shooting at a Super Bowl LVIII victory parade in Kansas City, Missouri.
    • It is reported that Russia is developing a space-based nuclear weapon designed to target satellites.
  • February 15, 2024:
    • Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu insists that his troops will carry out a ground assault on the Gazan city of Rafah.
    • Kanye West and Ty Dolla release the song "Carnival".
    • Dua Lipa releases the song "Training Season".
  • February 16, 2024:
    • Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny dies in prison at the age of 47.
    • Ukraine begins withdrawing from the city of Avdiivka after a four-month Russian assault.
    • Luke Davies and Jesse Baird are murdered in Sydney, Australia.
Zodiac info

Zodiac

Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on January 17, 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 8.
  • Native American Zodiac: January 17, 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.
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
Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on January 17.

Al Capone

Al Capone

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

Betty White

Betty White

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

Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali

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

Andy Kaufman

Andy Kaufman

Comedian Deceased
Born on January 17, 1949
He was not alive on this date.

Mick Taylor

Mick Taylor

Musician
Born on January 17, 1949
He turned 75 on this day in 2024.

Jim Carrey

Jim Carrey

Actor
Born on January 17, 1962
He turned 62 on this day in 2024.

Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama

First Lady
Born on January 17, 1964
She turned 60 on this day in 2024.

Zooey Deschanel

Zooey Deschanel

Actress
Born on January 17, 1980
She turned 44 on this day in 2024.

Calvin Harris

Calvin Harris

DJ
Born on January 17, 1984
He turned 40 on this day in 2024.

Marnie Simpson

Marnie Simpson

English TV personality
Born on January 17, 1992
She turned 32 on this day in 2024.

Maxwell Frost

Maxwell Frost

US politician
Born on January 17, 1997
He turned 27 on this day in 2024.

Jake Paul

Jake Paul

Youtuber
Born on January 17, 1997
He turned 27 on this day in 2024.

USA

US President

Joe Biden was the President of the United States on January 17, 2024.

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 17, 2024 was most likely conceived around April 26, 2023.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 17, 2024 is close to October 9, 2024.

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Stats for January 17, 2024

Statistics

Here are some interesting statistics about January 17, 2024:

  • 44 days have passed since this date.
  • 6 weeks have passed.
  • 3,801,600 seconds have passed since January 17, 2024.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 4,435,200 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 1,961,625,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 633,600 times.
  • You have taken approximately 326,938 steps. That's roughly 145 miles!
  • Since this date, 45,619 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!
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