January 20, 2020: Facts, Holidays & History

Monday, January 20, 2020, was 1 year and 10 months ago. It was the 20th day and 1st month of the year in the Georgian calendar. It’s the 51st day of Winter and there are 41 days left till Spring. January 20, 2020 zodiac sign is Aquarius. On this day, Donald J. Trump (Republican) was the president of the United States and the world population was approximately 7.82 billion, according to census.gov.

Below is everything you need to know about January 20, 2020, including popular events in history, top news headlines, US stock market results, social trends, and what was popular in entertainment. We’ll also look at January 20 zodiac details, day facts, and more ⤵

Day index 20th day of the year
Day of week 4th Monday of 2020
Week index 3rd week of 2020
Season 51st day of Winter
Generation Generation Z
Zodiac Sign Aquarius ♒
Chinese Zodiac Rat
Ruling Planet Uranus
Numerology 7
January Birthstone Garnet
January Birth flower Carnation

We are using US standard week number calculations.

Fun fact: Here is how to write January 20, 2020, in Roman numerals: MMXX (month-day, year)

January 20th zodiac sign

The zodiac sign for January 20 is Aquarius ♒. Aquarius' strengths are progressive, original and independent. While the weaknesses are: temperamental, uncompromising, aloof. Aquarius is the most humanitarian astrological sign. Uranus is the ruling planet of Aquarius.

Top news headlines from January 20, 2020

Here is what happened on this day.

Popular topics that trended on the web and social media on January 20th:

#CurbYourEnthusiasm Venus Williams David Olney #SAGAwards Warren and Klobuchar Australian Open

January 20th events in history

Below are a few important historical events that happened on January 20.

2009 – Barack Obama, inaugurated as the 44th President of the United States of America, becomes the United States' first African-American president.

1981 – Ronald Reagan inaugurated as the 40th President of the United States of America.

1945 – Franklin D. Roosevelt sworn-in for an unprecedented (and never to be repeated) 4th term as US President.

Stock markets on January 20, 2020

Did you know: At the age of 56, Jeff Bezos was the richest person in the world in 2020 with $113 billion fortune, followed by Bill Gates with $98 billion, according to Forbes.

January 20, 2020 US Holidays

Holidays on this day: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s Birthday

Popular Tweets on Jan 20, 2020

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


January 20, 2020 in Music

The number one song on The Billboard Hot 100 was "The Box" by Roddy Ricch.

January 20 calendar

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What is Numerology and life path number?
January 20, 2020 life path number is 7. 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 7 is thought to be curious and devoted to investigating the unknown. You have an analytical mind, a strong mix of intellectual creativity, logic, and possess all of the skills to handle the challenge.


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