On This Day: January 21st
This is 21st day of the year and 344 days remain in the year.
- Hebrew calendar—15 Shevat 5779
- Chinese calendar—the 16th day of the 12th month of 4716 (Wu Xu)
- Islamic calendar—(note)
King Louis XVI was guillotined for treason.
(Thomas Jonathan Jackson) 1824–1863, American Confederate General.
Christian Diorfashion designer
John C. Fremontexplorer, soldier, and political leader
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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.