January 16th Holidays

January 16th is the sixteenth day in the Gregorian calendar. On this day, the Gulf War with Iraq was launched, Ernest Shackleton's expedition made it to the South Pole, and the Scottish Parliament ratified the Act of Union, which paved the way for the formation of Great Britain. Famous birthdays include Kate Moss, FKA Twigs, and Lin-Manuel Miranda. January 16th also marks  National Fig Newton Day.

We have 21 holidays listed for January 16.

Jan16

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Take time to reflect and take action on civil rights issues across the globe.

Jan16

National Fig Newton Day

Ready to get figgy with it? We’ve got everything to make your day pretty sweet.

Jan16

National Nothing Day

If you’re doing nothing, aren’t you doing something, with nothing as the thing you’re doing?

Jan16

Appreciate a Dragon Day

Get ready for some exhilaration as we celebrate one of man’s greatest imaginative creatures.

Jan16

Blue Monday

Are we destined to be blue on this specific Monday? Read on and decide, if so!

Jan16

Book Publishers Day

Come along, let’s celebrate industrious people who make books available to us all.

Jan16

Brew Monday

Time to schedule a meeting with someone who finds this cold, gray winter’s day an obstacle.

Jan16

Civil Rights Day

In the words of Frederick Douglass: “If there is no struggle, there is no progress.”

Jan16

Elementary School Teacher Day

Elementary school teachers leave a lasting impression on us with their warmth and kindness.

Jan16

Idaho Human Rights Day

Prepare for a parade honoring the life of Martin Luther King Jr., our favorite civil-rights activist.

Jan16

International Hot and Spicy Food Day

On this day, get ready to consume some delicious, yet super spicy dishes.

Jan16

National Boston Day

Bring your party glasses and cakes as we celebrate this day and the name, Boston!

Jan16

National Good Teen Day

Get ready to celebrate teens who make an effort to be responsible members of society.

Jan16

National Quinoa Day

Get your plates out as we serve up some information about quinoa.

Jan16

National Religious Freedom Day

On this day, promote the message of religious acceptance in any way you can.

Jan16

National Without a Scalpel Day

Join in as we celebrate one of the most remarkable medical innovations.

Jan16

Prohibition Remembrance Day

Prepare to observe a day that reminds us of the need to stay clear-headed.

Jan16

Signing of the Peace Accords

The peace agreements were historic for El Salvador, and we’ve got all the details here.

Jan16

Tu BiShvat

This is an ecological holiday to celebrate plants, trees, and everything green.

Jan16

Ruby Rube’s Birthday

The richness and hilarity of this young and talented influencer’s content are unmatched.

Jan16

Jubilee Sharpe’s Birthday

Like the phoenix, Sharpe has risen from the ashes and focuses on a brighter future.