January 1st is the first day of the Gregorian calendar, and is commonly referred to as New Year's Day for this reason. People commonly begin New Year resolutions on January 1st. Famous birthdays include Betsy Ross, Paul Revere, and Verne Troyer. January 1st also marks National Hangover Day.
We have 24 holidays listed for January 1.
National Bloody Mary Day
The famous cocktail consists of vodka, tomato juice, lemon juice, Worcestershire, cayenne, and salt.
New Year's Day
New Year's Day is about taking a moment to get ready for everything that is about to unfold.
Apple Gifting Day
Celebrate the awesomeness of apples with your very own collection of assortments.
Copyright Law Day
Let’s celebrate a set of laws that ensures our creations are not misappropriated.
Ellis Island Day
Let’s celebrate the monumental contribution of immigrants to the development of the United States.
Let’s celebrate one of the world’s most valuable currencies, along with the new year, of course.
International Public Domain Day
When the copyright of an artwork ends, it becomes the property of the public.
Put on your best costume; we’re getting ready to go fully festive at the Mummer’s Parade!
National First-Foot Day
Observe the custom of first-footing; be the first to step foot in your home.
National Hangover Day
New Year's Day turns into National Hangover Day, read on for some tips on how to feel better.
New Year’s Dishonor List Day
Today, words and phrases that have become overused are voted for removal from the English Language.
Polar Bear Plunge Day
Nothing like plunging into icy waters to celebrate the first day of the New Year.
Public Domain Day
Look out for your favorite piece of historic work that becomes public domain this year.
Rose Bowl Game
Get your football outfits ready as we gear up to celebrate "The Granddaddy of Them All!"
Solemnity of Mary
It is the eighth day of Christmastide and is a feast to celebrate Mary’s motherhood.
Sudan Independence Day
Get ready for some history lessons about an amazing nation and how they got their independence.
Triumph of the Revolution
Raise your Cuban flags and show some marxism as we celebrate this historic day.
World Day of Peace
Light your candles in hope, as we celebrate the planet’s most sought-after thing: Peace.