January 17th Holidays

January 17th is the seventeenth day in the Gregorian calendar. On this day, Matt Drudge broke the story of the Clinton-Lewinskey scandal, 11 thieves committed the Great Brinks Robbery in Boston, and the United States purchased the Virgin Islands from Denmark for $25 million. Famous birthdays include Michelle Obama, Muhammad Ali, and Al Capone. January 17th also marks National Hot Buttered Rum Day.

We have 17 holidays listed for January 17.

Jan17

National Hot Buttered Rum Day

Enjoyed best in the fall and winter, Hot Buttered Rum is “comfort food in a mug.”

Jan17

Benjamin Franklin Day

Benjamin Franklin is more than just the face on your money — here’s why we pay homage.

Jan17

Customer Service Day

Good customer service can be an asset to a brand. Read on to find out why!

Jan17

Ditch New Year's Resolution Day

Grab some ice cream, skip that workout, and spend more time on your phone!

Jan17

International We Are Not Broken Day

Let’s pause for a while and think of someone traumatized or injured physically and emotionally.

Jan17

James Leonard Tagle Gordon Day

Hats off, it’s James Leonard Tagle Gordon Day! Let’s learn more about the late hero.

Jan17

Kid Inventors’ Day

Kid geniuses are all around us. Take a day to celebrate and learn more!

Jan17

National Bootlegger’s Day

Raise your glass as we celebrate those who took risks to keep the good times rolling.

Jan17

National Carolina Day

National Carolina Day is here! Let us come together to celebrate this beautiful name!

Jan17

National Hot Heads Chili Day

Make your meals extra hot today and celebrate National Hot Heads Chili Day with us!

Jan17

Popeye Day

Let us take a stroll through one of the most popular comic cartoons of all time.

Jan17

Printing Ink Day

Let's celebrate all things inky and learn about one of the world’s most essential office tools.

Jan17

Rid the World of Fad Diets & Gimmicks Day

Get ready for a healthy lifestyle — it’s Rid the World of Fad Diets and Gimmicks Day!

Jan17

FKA Twigs’s Birthday

The talented FKA Twigs will make a fan out of anyone who experiences her work.

Jan17

Jim Carrey’s Birthday

There may not be more feats left to conquer for this comedic Golden Globe Award-winning actor.

Jan17

Muhammad Ali’s Birthday

Muhammad Ali is the man, the myth, and the legend who lives on in our hearts.

Jan17

Michelle Obama’s Birthday

As first lady, Michelle Obama won our hearts with inspiring speeches and acts of kindness.