On This Day: January 22nd
This is 22nd day of the year and 343 days remain in the year.
- Hebrew calendar—16 Shevat 5779
- Chinese calendar—the 17th day of the 12th month of 4716 (Wu Xu)
- Islamic calendar—(note)
500 workers were killed by the Czar's troops in "Bloody Sunday" in St. Petersburg (on January 9 of the old Russian calendar).
1904–83, American choreographer and ballet dancer,
Bill Bixbyactor, TV director
Andre Marie Amperephysicist
George Gordon Noel Byronpoet
John Winthropcolonial governor
U ThantU.N. statesman
Beatrice Potter Webbsocialist economist
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