On This Day: January 20th
This is 20th day of the year and 345 days remain in the year.
- Hebrew calendar—14 Shevat 5779
- Chinese calendar—the 15th day of the 12th month of 4716 (Wu Xu)
- Islamic calendar—(note)
The Beatles released their first album in the United States, Meet the Beatles.
(Edwin Eugene Aldrin, Jr.)
1930– American astronaut.
Joy Adamsonwriter and conservationist
Richard Henry Leepolitical leader
Walter Pistoncomposer and teacher
George Burnsactor, comedian
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Note: Dates in the Islamic calendar are provided for planning purposes only, and calculated with the hdate Islamic calendar program for moonrise in Boston, Masschusetts. Depending on your location and other factors, this result may differ from actual religious observances by one day. Please consult your local religious authority for any religious determinations of hejiric date.