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 5 holidays listed for January 17.


Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

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


National Hot Buttered Rum Day

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


Blue Monday

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


Ditch New Year's Resolution Day

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


Michelle Obama’s Birthday

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