January 1st holidays

January 1st is the first day of the Gregorian calendar, and is commonly referred to as New Year's Day for this reason. People commonly begin New Year resolutions on January 1st. Famous birthdays include Betsy Ross, Paul Revere, and Verne Troyer. January 1st also marks National Hangover Day.

We have 18 holidays listed for January 1.

Jan01

Z Day

For a change and to honor the alphabet, allow the letter Z to come first.

Jan01

Ellis Island Day

Let’s celebrate the monumental contribution of immigrants to the development of the United States.

Jan01

World Day of Peace

Light your candles in hope, as we celebrate the planet’s most sought-after thing: Peace.

Jan01

Universal Hour of Peace

Learn how to contribute toward peacebuilding in your community.

Jan01

Solemnity of Mary

It is the eighth day of Christmastide and is a feast to celebrate Mary’s motherhood.

Jan01

Public Domain Day

Look out for your favorite piece of historic work that becomes public domain this year.

Jan01

Polar Bear Plunge Day

Nothing like plunging into icy waters to celebrate the first day of the New Year.

Jan01

Play Outside Day

Walk, jog, run, or play — the choice is yours to enjoy this National Play Outside Day.

Jan01

New Year’s Dishonor List Day

Today, words and phrases that have become overused are voted for removal from the English Language.

Jan01

New Year's Day

New Year's Day is about taking a moment to get ready for everything that is about to unfold.

Jan01

National Hangover Day

New Year's Day turns into National Hangover Day, read on for some tips on how to feel better.

Jan01

National First-Foot Day

Observe the custom of first-footing; be the first to step foot in your home.

Jan01

National Bloody Mary Day

The famous cocktail consists of vodka, tomato juice, lemon juice, Worcestershire, cayenne, and salt.

Jan01

Global Family Day

Did you know Global Family Day is an essential step towards world peace?

Jan01

Euro Day

Let’s celebrate one of the world’s most valuable currencies, along with the new year, of course.

Jan01

Copyright Law Day

Let’s celebrate a set of laws that ensures our creations are not misappropriated.

Jan01

Commitment Day

What promises have you made? It’s time to make them binding!

Jan01

Apple Gifting Day

Celebrate the awesomeness of apples with your very own collection of assortments.