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January Content Calendar

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January Content Calendar

When it comes to what to post on social media, the answer can be almost anything.

Just be sure to follow the “TRIANGLE OF TRUST“.

January

January Monthly Celebrations

  • National Bath Safety Month
  • National Blood Donor Month
  • National Braille Literacy Month
  • National Hobby Month
  • Hot Tea Month
  • National Oatmeal Month
  • National Soup Month

January Weekly Events

  • 2nd Week Letter Writing Week

January Holidays That Vary

 

 
 

January 1

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Holidays

This Day In History

  • 1776 General George Washington hoists Continental Union Flag
  • 1818 Official reopening of the White House
  • 1862 1st US income tax (3% of incomes > $600, 5% of incomes > $10,000)
  • 1863 Emancipation Proclamation issued by Abraham Lincoln to free slaves in US confederate states
  • 1913 US Post office begins parcel post deliveries
  • 1928 1st US air-conditioned office building opens, San Antonio
  • 1939 Hewlett-Packard is founded by Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard in a garage in Palo Alto, California “the birthplace of Silicon Valley”
  • 1962 United States Navy SEALs established.
  • 1976 Liberty Bell moves to new home across the street from Independence Hall, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1980 Comic strip “The Far Side” by Gary Larson debuts in The San Francisco Chronicle

January 2

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Holidays

This Day In History

  • 1839 1st photo of the Moon (French photographer Louis Daguerre)
  • 1893 1st US commemoratives & 1st US stamp to picture a woman issued (Queen Isabella, patron of Columbus)
  • 1960 Senator John F. Kennedy, announces his candidacy for the US Presidency

January 3

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Holidays

This Day In History

  • 1872 1st patent list issued by US Patent Office
  • 1987 Aretha Franklin is the first female artist to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
  • 2022 Apple becomes the first US company to be worth $3 trillion in value, after tripling its price in under four years [1]

January 4

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Holidays

This Day In History

  • 1863 4 wheeled roller skates patented by James Plimpton of NY
  • 1887 Thomas Stevens is 1st man to bicycle around the world (San Francisco to San Francisco)
  • 1954 Elvis Presley records his 1st demo for Sun Records at a recording studio in Memphis, “It Wouldn’t Be The Same Without You” and “I’ll Never Stand In Your Way”
  • 1962 1st automated (unmanned) subway train in New York City
  • 1970 Beatles last recording session at Abbey Road studios, completing George Harrison‘s tune “I Me Mine”; John Lennon was on vacation and did not participate
  • 1999 College Football, 1st BCS National Championship, Sun Devil Stadium, Tempe, AZ: #1 Tennessee beats #2 Florida State, 23-16, at 28th Fiesta Bowl

 

January 5

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Holidays

This Day In History

January 6

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Holidays

This Day In History

  • 1931 Thomas Edison submits his last patent application
  • 1941 US President Franklin Roosevelt makes his “Four Freedoms” speech (freedom of speech and worship; freedom from want and fear) during his US State of Union address [1] [2]
  • 1978 1st postage stamp copyrighted by US (Carl Sandburg stamp)
  • 2021 Supporters of President Donald Trump storm US Capitol in Washington during congressional certification of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris‘s win, resulting in five deaths and prompting evacuation of lawmakers and vice-president Mike Pence

January 7

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Holidays

This Day In History

  • 1830 1st US Railroad Station opens in Baltimore
  • 1949 1st photo of genes taken at University of Southern California by Pease & Baker
  • 2003 “In Da Club” single is released by 50 Cent (MTV Video Music Award Best Rap Video and Best New Artist 2003, Billboard Song of the Year 2003)
  • 2022 First successful transplant of a pig’s heart into a human when genetically modified pig’s heart inserted into a 53 year old man in Baltimore, Maryland [1]

January 8

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Holidays

This Day In History

  • 1790 1st US President George Washington delivers 1st state of the union address
  • 1902 1st National Bowling Championship held (Chicago, Illinois)
  • 1956 Elvis Presley‘s “Don’t Be Cruel” and “Hound Dog” single goes #1 and stays #1 for a record 11 weeks (for a single)
  • 1996 For 1st time in 25 years no one is elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

January 9

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Holidays

This Day In History

  • 1811 1st Women’s Golf Tournament held
  • 1984 Rock band Van Halen release their most successful album “1984”
  • 1998 Hockey News selects Wayne Gretzky as the best NHL player ever
  • 2000 Miami Dolphin QB Dan Marino wins his last career NFL game (20-17 vs Seattle)
  • 2007 Apple Inc CEO Steve Jobs announces the iPhone

January 10

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Holidays

This Day In History

  • 1776 “Common Sense” Pamphlet by Thomas Paine published, advocating American independence
  • 1958 Jerry Lee Lewis‘ “Great Balls of Fire” reaches #1 on the UK pop charts
  • 1989 LA Kings center Wayne Gretzky becomes NHL’s all-time leading scorer in combined regular season & playoff points; 4 assists in 5-4 home win over Edmonton brings his total to 2,011, 1 more than Gordie Howe
  • 2022 The US Mint issues quarter coins commemorating poet Maya Angelou, first black woman to be depicted [1]

January 11

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Holidays

This Day In History

  • 1922 Insulin first used on humans to treat diabetes, when Frederick Banting injects fellow Canadian Leonard Thompson, aged 14
  • 1984 Denver Nuggets 163, San Antonio Spurs 155-highest-scoring NBA game
  • 2007 Author J. K. Rowling finishes the 7th and last Harry Potter novel in room 552 of the Balmoral Hotel, Edinburgh

January 12

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Holidays

This Day In History

  • 1896 1st X-ray photo in US (Dr Henry Smith, Davidson NC)
  • 1906 1st time Dow Jones closes above 100 (100.26)
  • 1948 Mahatma Gandhi begins his final fast
  • 1966 “Batman”, starring Adam West as Batman, Burt Ward as Robin, and Cesar Romero as The Joker, debuts on ABC
  • 1992 Highest scoring NCAA basketball game; Troy State Trojans defeat DeVry Hoyas 258-149 in Troy, Alabama
  • 2019 Missy Eliot is the first female rapper to be inducted into the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame

January 13

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Holidays

This Day In History

  • 1930 “Mickey Mouse” comic strip 1st appears
  • 1978 NASA select its first American women astronauts
  • 1999 Basketball superstar Michael Jordan announces his second retirement just prior to start of lockout-shortened 1998-99 NBA season; returns in 2001 with Washington

January 14

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Holidays

This Day In History

  • 1952 “Today Show” premieres with Dave Garroway & Jack Lescoulie on NBC-TV

January 15

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Holidays

This Day In History

  • 1797 1st top hat worn by John Etherington of London
  • 1831 1st US railroad honeymoon trip, Mr & Mrs Pierson, Charleston, South Carolina
  • 1870 Donkey first used as symbol of Democratic Party, in Harper’s Weekly
  • 1939 1st NFL All Star Game, Wrigley Field, Chicago: New York Giants beat All America All-Stars, 13-10
  • 1965 One of the biggest trades in NBA history; San Francisco Warriors send Wilt Chamberlain to the Philadelphia 76ers for Connie Dierking, Lee Shaffer, Paul Neumann and cash
  • 2009 Chesley Sullenberger lands US Airways Flight 1549 on the Hudson River shortly after takeoff from LaGuardia Airport in NYC. All passengers and crew members survive in what becomes known as the “Miracle on the Hudson”

January 16

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Holidays

This Day In History

  • 1936 1st photo finish camera installed at Hialeah Race track in Hialeah, Florida
  • 1992 Eric Clapton performs for an episode of MTV “Unplugged” at Bray Film Studios in Windsor, England. Recording won six Grammy Awards, and became Clapton’s bestselling album, and the bestselling live album of all time
  • 2019 Golden State guard Stephen Curry first player in NBA history to hit 8+ three-point FGs in 3 consecutive games; goes 9-of- 17 three’s in Warriors’ 147-140 win over New Orleans; teams combine for NBA record 43 3-pointers

January 17

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Holidays

This Day In History

  • 1773 Captain James Cook becomes 1st to cross Antarctic Circle (66° 33′ S)
  • 1929 Popeye makes 1st appearance, in comic strip “Thimble Theater”
  • 1970 Sporting News names Willie Mays as Player of the Decade for the 1960s
  • 1995 LA Rams announce that they are moving to St Louis
  • 2017 Search for missing aircraft MH370 over the Indian Ocean is called off

January 18

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Holidays

Thesaurus Day

Winnie the Pooh Day –  the Birthday of Winnie’s author A.A. Milne

This Day In History

  • 1911 1st shipboard landing of a plane (Tanforan Park to USS Pennsylvania)
  • 1951 1st use of lie detector in the Netherlands
  • 1963 Al Davis becomes the head coach and general manager of the Oakland Raiders
  • 1986 AIDS charity record “That’s What Friends Are For” by Dionne Warwick with Elton John, Gladys Knight, and Stevie Wonder, hits #1
  • 2022 Microsoft says it is buying Activision Blizzard, publisher of online games “Call of Duty”, “World of Warcraft” and “Candy Crush” for $70 billion – biggest-ever gaming and tech takeover [1]

January 19

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Holidays

This Day In History

  • 1883 The first electric lighting system employing overhead wires, built by Thomas Edison, begins service at Roselle, New Jersey
  • 1955 “Scrabble” debuts on board game market
  • 1955 1st presidential news conference filmed for TV (Eisenhower)
  • 1978 The last Volkswagen Beetle made in Germany leaves VW’s plant in Emden. Beetle production in Latin America would continue until 2003.

January 20

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Holidays

This Day In History

  • 1869 Elizabeth Cady Stanton becomes 1st woman to testify before US Congress
  • 1929 1st feature talking motion picture taken outdoors, “In Old Arizona”
  • 1937 1st US Presidential Inauguration day held on Jan 20th, (previously March 4th)
  • 1949 1st inaugural parade televised, for Harry Truman, watched by 10 million people
  • 1961 Democrat John F. Kennedy, the youngest elected President of the United States, is administered his oath of office at his inauguration by Supreme Court Chief Justice Earl WarrenRobert Frost recites “Gift Outright”.
  • 1971 Tamla Records releases Marvin Gaye‘s single “What’s Going On” about police brutality, from the album of the same name
  • 1982 Heavy metal musician Ozzy Osbourne allegedly bites the head off a bat on stage in Des Moines, Iowa
  • 1986 1st US federal holiday honoring Martin Luther King Jr. or MLK Day
  • 1993 Maya Angelou is 1st African American and woman to recite a poem at inauguration of a US President – “On the Pulse of Morning” for Bill Clinton

January 21

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Holidays

This Day In History

  • 1677 1st medical publication in America (pamphlet on smallpox), published in Boston
  • 1789 1st American novel, WH Brown’s “Power of Sympathy” is published
  • 2010 LA Lakers forward Kobe Bryant becomes the youngest NBA player to reach 25,000 career points at 31 years, 151 days; beats Wilt Chamberlain by 35 days
  • 2017 More than 2 million people protest worldwide in the ‘Women’s March’ against Donald Trump, with 500,000 marching in Washington, D.C.

January 22

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Holidays

This Day In History

  • 1973 Roe vs Wade: US Supreme Court legalizes most abortions
  • 2006 Kobe Bryant scores 81 points in a 122-104 Lakers victory over the Toronto Raptors; second-highest game total in NBA history, behind only Wilt Chamberlain’s 100-point game (1962)

January 23

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Holidays

This Day In History

  • 1973 US President Richard Nixon announces an accord has been reached to end Vietnam War
  • 1983 “A-Team” with Mr T premieres on NBC
  • 1988 Bob Benoit bowls 1st 300-pt game in a televised title match

January 24

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Holidays

This Day In History

  • 1927 Alfred Hitchcock releases his first film as director – The Pleasure Garden, in England
  • 1935 1st canned beer, “Krueger’s Cream Ale,” is sold by American company Krueger Brewing Co.
  • 1962 Jackie Robinson is 1st African American elected to Baseball’s Hall of Fame. Bob Feller is also elected.
  • 1984 Apple Computer Inc unveils its revolutionary Macintosh personal computer

January 25

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Holidays

This Day In History

  • 1924 1st Winter Olympic Games open in Chamonix, France
  • 1961 1st live, nationally televised presidential news conference with JFK
  • 1961 Walt Disney‘s animated film “101 Dalmatians”, based on the novel by Dodie Smith and directed by Clyde Geronimi and Hamilton Luske is released in the US
  • 2004 NASA’s Opportunity rover (MER-B) lands on the surface of Mars

January 26

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Holidays

This Day In History

  • 1905 World’s largest diamond, the 3,106-carat Cullinan, is found in South Africa
  • 1960 Oakland Raiders enter the American Football League
  • 2020 LA Lakers basketball legend Kobe Bryant dies in a helicopter crash in foggy conditions in the hills above Calabasas, southern California; considered one of the greatest players in the game’s history

January 27

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Holidays

This Day In History

January 28

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Holidays

This Day In History

January 29

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Holidays

This Day In History

  • 1845 American writer Edgar Allan Poe‘s poem “The Raven” 1st published in The Evening Mirror newspaper (New York City)
  • 1892 The Coca-Cola Company is incorporated in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1904 1st athletic letters given (University of Chicago football team)
  • 2006 US Postal Service releases 39-cent stamp featuring Hattie McDaniel in the dress she wore in 1940 when she became the 1st African-American actress to accept an Academy Award
  • 2018 Marvel film “Black Panther” directed by Ryan Coogler and starring Chadwick Boseman premieres in Los Angeles

 

January 30

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Holidays

This Day In History

  • 1835 Richard Lawrence misfires at President Andrew Jackson in Washington, D.C. in 1st attempted assassination of a US President
  • 1948 Mahatma Gandhi assassinated by Hindu extremist Nathuram Godse
  • 1956 Elvis Presley records his cover version of Carl Perkins’ song “Blue Suede Shoes”
  • 2000 Super Bowl XXXIV, Georgia Dome, Atlanta, GA: St. Louis Rams beat Tennessee Titans, 23-16; MVP: Kurt Warner, St. Louis, QB

January 31

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Holidays

This Day In History

  • 1905 1st automobile to exceed 100 mph (161 kph), A G MacDonald, Daytona Beach
  • 1928 Scotch tape 1st marketed by 3-M Company
  • 1949 1st daytime soap on TV “These Are My Children” (NBC in Chicago)
  • 1997 “Final Fantasy VII” is released by Square and Sony Computer Entertainment to PlayStation
  • 1999 Seth MacFarlane‘s “Family Guy” 1st airs on Fox TV
  • 2015 17 year old Lydia Ko of New Zealand becomes the youngest golfer in men’s or women’s golf history to be ranked No. 1 in the world

NOTE: Information within the Content Calendar was curated from Holidayinsights.com, & OnThisDay.com.

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