January 21 Holidays

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<div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/geena-davis" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/7e89eaee-3c5d-4ee6-eedb-6c8fcfd6c200/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Geena Davis" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">Movie Actress</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/geena-davis" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Geena Davis</h3></a></div></div></div></div><div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/benny-hill" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/4c81d44e-36b4-4dc4-50f9-987cbb86fa00/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Benny Hill" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">Comedian</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/benny-hill" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Benny Hill</h3></a></div></div></div></div><div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/jack-nicklaus" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/2197e28f-444f-4243-39bd-18c7eebe5200/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Jack Nicklaus" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">Golfer</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/jack-nicklaus" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Jack Nicklaus</h3></a></div></div></div></div><div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/christian-dior" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/85c9cbd8-6e3d-474c-c370-f82c225f2200/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Christian Dior" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">Fashion Designer</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/christian-dior" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Christian Dior</h3></a></div></div></div></div><div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/thomas-stonewall-jackson" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/d73ab7a4-a287-4383-df90-1408ae612f00/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Thomas Stonewall Jackson" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">War Hero</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/thomas-stonewall-jackson" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Thomas Stonewall Jackson</h3></a></div></div></div></div>

This Day in History

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>763</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>End of the Alid Rebellion</div><div class='timeline-text'>Ibrahim, brother of Isa ibn Musa, dies in the Battle of Bakhamra, marking the end of the Alid rebellion.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1525</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Swiss Anabaptist Movement Founded</div><div class='timeline-text'>Conrad Grebel, Felix Manz, George Blaurock, and others baptize each other, founding the Swiss Anabaptist Movement.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1789</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>First American Novel Printed</div><div class='timeline-text'>"The Power of Sympathy or the Triumph of Nature Founded in Truth" by William Hill Brown, the first American novel, is printed in Boston.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1793</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Louis XVI of France Is Executed</div><div class='timeline-text'>Following a guilty verdict of treason from the French National Convention, Louis XVI of France is executed by guillotine.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1908</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Sullivan Ordinance Passed in NYC</div><div class='timeline-text'>New York City passes the Sullivan Ordinance, making it illegal for women to smoke in public. The measure is later vetoed by the mayor.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1942</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Jewish Resistance Organization Founded</div><div class='timeline-text'>The Jewish resistance organization, Fareynikte Partizaner Organizatsye, is founded in the Vilna Ghetto.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1954</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>First Nuclear-Powered Submarine Launched</div><div class='timeline-text'>The USS Nautilus, the first nuclear-powered submarine, is launched in Groton, Connecticut by First Lady Mamie Eisenhower.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1976</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Concorde Begins Commercial Service</div><div class='timeline-text'>Commercial service of Concorde begins with routes between London-Bahrain and Paris-Rio.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2000</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Political Uprising in Ecuador</div><div class='timeline-text'>Indigenous organizations seize the Ecuadorian Congress, leading to the deposition of President Jamil Mahuad.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2017</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Women's March on Washington</div><div class='timeline-text'>Over 400 cities in America and more than 160 countries worldwide participate in a large-scale women's march on Donald Trump's first full day as President of the United States.</div></div></div>

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