January 1, 2022: Facts, Holidays & History

Saturday, January 1, 2022, was 18 days ago. It was the 1st day and 1st month of the year in the Georgian calendar. It’s the 32nd day of Winter and there are 59 days left until Spring. January 1, 2022 zodiac sign is Capricorn. On this day, Joe Biden (Democratic) was the president of the United States and the world population was approximately , according to census.gov.

Below is everything you need to know about January 1, 2022, including important events in history, top news headlines, US stock market results, social trends, and what was popular in entertainment. We’ll also look at January 1 zodiac details, day facts, and more ⤵

Day index 1st day of the year
Day of week 1st Sunday of 2022
Week index Week 1st week of 2022
Season 32nd day of Winter
Generation Generation Alpha
Zodiac Sign Capricorn ♑
Chinese Zodiac Tiger
Ruling Planet Saturn
Numerology 8
January Birthstone Garnet
January Birth flower Carnation

We are using US standard week number calculations.

Fun fact: Here is how to write January 1, 2022, in Roman numerals: IIMMXXII (month-day, year)

January 1st zodiac sign

The zodiac sign for January 1 is Capricorn ♑. Capricorns are responsible, disciplined and good managers, though sometimes are also known for being know-it-all, unforgiving, and condescending. Capricorns are thought to be the most serious sign of the zodiac. Saturn is the ruling planet of Capricorn.

Top news headlines from January 1, 2022

Here is what happened on this day.

Popular topics that trended on the web and social media on January 1st:

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January 1st events in history

Below are a couple of important historical events that happened on January 1.

1958 – European Economic Community, better known as the European Common Market starts operation.

1896 – German physicist Wilhelm Rntgen announces his discovery of x-rays.

1892 – Ellis Island opens as a US immigration inspection station - it would go on to be the gateway for more than 12 million people.

Stock markets on January 1, 2022

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January 1, 2022 US Holidays

Holidays on this day: No major holidays found for this date.

Popular Tweets on Jan 1, 2022

Here are popular and most liked tweets on this day in United States:


January 1, 2022 in Music

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January 1 calendar

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What is Numerology and life path number?
January 1, 2022 life path number is 8. Numerologists believe that we have all had previous lifetimes. Each number from 1-9 holds a vibration and each vibration produces a predictable characteristic or outcome around it. Life Path 8 is thought to place emphasis on career, business, finances, and authority. You are spiritual, but maintain a realism to your spirituality and know the difference between make-believe and genuine realizations. Eights focus on money and can only flourish when supported.


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