January 3rd is the third day in the Gregorian calendar. On this day, Turkey made peace with Armenia, the March of Dimes was established to help fight polio, and Minnie D. Craig was elected the first woman Speaker of the North Dakota House of Representatives. Famous birthdays include Cuba Gooding, Jr. and Victoria Principal. January 3rd also marks J.R.R. Tolkien Day.
We have 5 holidays listed for January 3.
JRR Tolkien Day
It's “The Lord of the Rings” author’s birthday and you’re encouraged to toast him in celebration!
Festival of Sleep Day
Cancel those plans and plump your pillow, we’ve got the dreamiest ideas for catching some ZZZZs.
National Chocolate Covered Cherry Day
The luscious confection brightens our outlook for whatever waits for us in the new year ahead.