January 2nd Holiday List

January 2nd Holiday List

Everyday is full of silly, quirky holidays, along with educational awareness days. Look through our list to see if there is anything you want to celebrate or observer today!

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National Cream Puff Day Buttons and Stickers

Cute for bakeries and restaurant employees and gift bags.

January 2nd Horoscope Sign is Capricorn

Capricorn Constellation | Custom Name Ceramic OrnamentTime period: December 21 – January 20
Element: Earth
Quality: Cardinal
Ruling planet: Saturn
Symbol: Sea-Goat
Sign ruler: Saturn, Uranus
Birthstone: Garnet
Lucky Numbers: 4, 8, 13, 22
Personality Traits: Responsible, leaders, disciplined, independent,  loyal, stubborn, bossy, condescending.
Famous Capricorns: Tiger Woods, Stephen Hawking, Bradley Cooper, Jim Carrey, Elvis Presley, Isaac Newton, Muhammed Ali, Mel Gibson, Katie Couric, Rand Paul, Nicholas Cage.

January 2nd Trivia

  • 1788 – Georgia becomes the fourth state to ratify the United States Constitution.
  • 1860 – The discovery of the planet Vulcan is announced at a meeting of the French Academy of Sciences in Paris, France.
  • 1942 – The FBI obtains the conviction of 33 members of a German spy ring headed by Fritz Joubert Duquesne in the largest espionage case in United States history—the  Dax Shepard by David ShankboneDuquesne Spy Ring.
  • 1968 – Cuba Gooding Jr., American actor was born in The Bronx, New York City, NY,
  • 1969 – Christy Turlington, American model was born in Walnut Creek, CA,
  • 1974 – United States President Richard Nixon signs a bill lowering the maximum U.S. speed limit to 55 MPH in order to conserve gasoline during an OPEC embargo.
  • 1975 – Dax Shepard. American actor was born in Milford, Milford Township, MI.
  • 1983 – Kate Bosworth, American actress was born in Los Angeles, CA.
  • 1983 – Tootsie, a movie starring Dustin Hoffman was #1.
  • 1991 – Sharon Pratt Kelly becomes the first African American woman mayor of a major city and first woman Mayor of the District of Columbia.
  • 1993 – Bryson Tiller, American singer-songwriter was born in Louisville, KY.
  • 1997 –  “Michael,” a movie about an angel starring John Travolta was the #1 movie.
  • 1999 – A sever snowstorm hits the US Midwest, causing 14 inches  of snow in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and 19 inches  in Chicago, where temperatures plunge to -13 °F 68 deaths are reported.
    2004 – Stardust successfully flies past Comet Wild 2, collecting samples that are returned to Earth.

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