January 3 Holidays

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Monthly Holidays that include January 3

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/raegan-revord" 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/89b6cee6-71a1-4d36-28dd-f4b60fef8a00/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Raegan Revord" 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/raegan-revord" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Raegan Revord</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/mel-gibson" 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/651e1da1-22f5-44af-aec4-e9c142c4ee00/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Mel Gibson" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">Movie Actor</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/mel-gibson" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Mel Gibson</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/greta-thunberg" 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/27998090-ce8d-49ff-a8d4-314c6501b700/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Greta Thunberg" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">Activist</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/greta-thunberg" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Greta Thunberg</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/eli-manning" 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/ecebe0b4-0351-4eb8-d2f1-237962534b00/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Eli Manning" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">Football Player</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/eli-manning" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Eli Manning</h3></a></div></div></div></div>

This Day in History

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1521</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Martin Luther Excommunicated</div><div class='timeline-text'>Pope Leo X officially excommunicated Martin Luther with the papal bull Decet Romanum Pontificem.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1777</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Washington's Victory at Princeton</div><div class='timeline-text'>General George Washington led a victorious battle against British General Lord Cornwallis at the Battle of Princeton.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1848</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>First President of Liberia</div><div class='timeline-text'>Joseph Jenkins Roberts, an African American immigrant, firmly established himself as the first president of Liberia.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1870</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Brooklyn Bridge Construction Begins</div><div class='timeline-text'>The Brooklyn Bridge, connecting the boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn, began construction in New York.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1933</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>First Female House Speaker</div><div class='timeline-text'>Minnie D. Craig became the first woman to hold a Speaker position in the United States as the Speaker of the North Dakota House of Representatives.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1957</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>First Electric Watch</div><div class='timeline-text'>The Hamilton Watch Company launched the world’s first electric watch.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1959</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Alaska Becomes 49th State</div><div class='timeline-text'>Alaska was officially admitted as the 49th state of United States.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1977</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Apple Computer is Incorporated</div><div class='timeline-text'>The renowned technology company Apple Computer, now Apple Inc., was officially incorporated.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1994</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Baikal Airlines Flight Tragedy</div><div class='timeline-text'>A tragedy struck when Baikal Airlines Flight 130 crashed near Mamoney, resulting in 125 deaths.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2009</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Bitcoin Launch</div><div class='timeline-text'>The cryptocurrency Bitcoin's blockchain was established with the creation of the Genesis block by the founder, Satoshi Nakamoto.</div></div></div>

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