January 17th holidays

January 17th is the seventeenth day in the Gregorian calendar. On this day, Matt Drudge broke the story of the Clinton-Lewinskey scandal, 11 thieves committed the Great Brinks Robbery in Boston, and the United States purchased the Virgin Islands from Denmark for $25 million. Famous birthdays include Michelle Obama, Muhammad Ali, and Al Capone. January 17th also marks National Hot Buttered Rum Day.

We have 10 holidays listed for January 17.

Jan17

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Take time to reflect and take action on civil rights issues across the globe.

Jan17

Michelle Obama’s Birthday

As first lady, Michelle Obama won our hearts with inspiring speeches and acts of kindness.

Jan17

National Hot Buttered Rum Day

Enjoyed best in the fall and winter, Hot Buttered Rum is “comfort food in a mug.”

Jan17

Benjamin Franklin Day

Benjamin Franklin is more than just the face on your money — here’s why we pay homage.

Jan17

Blue Monday

Are we destined to be blue on this specific Monday? Read on and decide, if so!

Jan17

Brew Monday

Time to schedule a meeting with someone who finds this cold, gray winter’s day an obstacle.

Jan17

Ditch New Year's Resolution Day

Grab some ice cream, skip that workout, and spend more time on your phone!

Jan17

Elementary School Teacher Day

Elementary school teachers leave a lasting impression on us with their warmth and kindness.

Jan17

Idaho Human Rights Day

Prepare for a parade honoring the life of Martin Luther King Jr., our favorite civil-rights activist.

Jan17

National Bootlegger’s Day

Raise your glass as we celebrate those who took risks to keep the good times rolling.