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.
National Hot Buttered Rum Day
Enjoyed best in the fall and winter, Hot Buttered Rum is “comfort food in a mug.”
Benjamin Franklin Day
Benjamin Franklin is more than just the face on your money — here’s why we pay homage.
Customer Service Day
Good customer service can be an asset to a brand. Read on to find out why!
Ditch New Year's Resolution Day
Grab some ice cream, skip that workout, and spend more time on your phone!
International We Are Not Broken Day
Let’s pause for a while and think of someone traumatized or injured physically and emotionally.
James Leonard Tagle Gordon Day
Hats off, it’s James Leonard Tagle Gordon Day! Let’s learn more about the late hero.
National Bootlegger’s Day
Raise your glass as we celebrate those who took risks to keep the good times rolling.
National Carolina Day
National Carolina Day is here! Let us come together to celebrate this beautiful name!
National Hot Heads Chili Day
Make your meals extra hot today and celebrate National Hot Heads Chili Day with us!
Printing Ink Day
Let's celebrate all things inky and learn about one of the world’s most essential office tools.
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!
FKA Twigs’s Birthday
The talented FKA Twigs will make a fan out of anyone who experiences her work.
Jim Carrey’s Birthday
There may not be more feats left to conquer for this comedic Golden Globe Award-winning actor.
Muhammad Ali’s Birthday
Muhammad Ali is the man, the myth, and the legend who lives on in our hearts.