January 23 Holidays

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Monthly Holidays that include January 23

Famous Birthdays Today

<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/xxxtentacion" 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/848503ec-5837-4cdb-83be-9c89fbbd0200/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Xxxtentacion" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">Rapper</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/xxxtentacion" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Xxxtentacion</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/tiffani-thiessen" 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/4a047ad7-fb95-4928-e004-cd931d296600/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Tiffani Thiessen" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">TV Actress</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/tiffani-thiessen" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Tiffani Thiessen</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/mariska-hargitay" 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/e2300d13-faee-40af-3848-1dcacda1f300/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Mariska Hargitay" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">TV Actress</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/mariska-hargitay" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Mariska Hargitay</h3></a></div></div></div></div>

This Day in History

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1368</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Proclamation of the Ming Dynasty</div><div class='timeline-text'>Zhu Yuanzhang ascends to the throne as the Hongwu Emperor, marking the inception of the Ming dynasty in China.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1571</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Inauguration of the Royal Exchange</div><div class='timeline-text'>The Royal Exchange, a centre of commerce in London, officially opens its doors for business.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1656</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Publication of Pascal's Lettres provinciales</div><div class='timeline-text'>Blaise Pascal, the renowned French mathematician and philosopher, publishes his influential Lettres provinciales.</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'>Founding of Georgetown College</div><div class='timeline-text'>The establishment of Georgetown College marks the birth of the first Catholic university in the United States.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1849</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>America’s First Female Doctor</div><div class='timeline-text'>Elizabeth Blackwell is awarded her M.D., transforming her into the first female doctor in the United States.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1957</div></div><div the='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Birth of the Frisbee</div><div class='timeline-text'>Inventor Walter Frederick Morrison sells the manufacturing rights for his flying disc to Wham-O, which eventually brands it as "Frisbee".</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1964</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Ratification of the 24th Amendment</div><div class='timeline-text'>The 24th Amendment to the United States Constitution is ratified, effectively abolishing poll taxes in national elections.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1986</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>First Inductees into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame</div><div class='timeline-text'>Little Richard, Chuck Berry, James Brown, and Elvis Presley among others are inducted as the first members of The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1997</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>First Female US Secretary of State</div><div class='timeline-text'>Madeleine Albright makes history as the first woman to serve as the United States Secretary of State.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2018</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Beginning of the China–US Trade War</div><div class='timeline-text'>US President Donald Trump imposes tariffs on Chinese solar panels and washing machines, igniting the China–US Trade War.</div></div></div>

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