January 21, 2020: Facts, Holidays & History

Tuesday, January 21, 2020, was 1 year and 8 months ago. It was the 21st day and 1st month of the year in the Georgian calendar. It’s the 52nd day of Winter and there are 40 days left till Spring. January 21, 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 21, 2020, 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 21 zodiac details, day facts, and more ⤵

Day index 21st day of the year
Day of week 4th Tuesday of 2020
Week index 4th week of 2020
Season 52nd day of Winter
Generation Generation Z
Zodiac Sign Aquarius ♒
Chinese Zodiac Rat
Ruling Planet Uranus
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 21, 2020, in Roman numerals: MMXX (month-day, year)

January 21st zodiac sign

The zodiac sign for January 21 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 21, 2020

Here is what happened on this day.

Popular topics that trended on the web and social media on January 21st:

Delonte West Lakers vs Celtics Derek Jeter Coronavirus Virginia gun rally Impeachment

January 21st events in history

Below are a couple of important historical events that happened on January 21.

2008 – Black Monday in worldwide stock markets. FTSE 100 had its biggest ever one-day points fall, European stocks closed with their worst result since 9/11, and Asian stocks drop as much as 15%..

1968 – The Battle of Khe Sanh - one of the most publicized and controversial battles of the Vietnam War - begins at the Khe Sanh Air Base.

1952 – Jawaharlal Nehru's Congress party wins general election in India.

Stock markets on January 21, 2020

The US stock market closed lower for the day, with Dow ending the day 73 points, or 0.25% lower at 29196.04. Nasdaq Composite finished down 0.10%. The S&P 500 ended down 0.01%

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 21, 2020 US Holidays

Holidays on this day:

Popular Tweets on Jan 21, 2020

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


January 21, 2020 in Music

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

January 21 calendar

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What is Numerology and life path number?
January 21, 2020 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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