January 3rd is the third day in the Gregorian calendar. On this day, Turkey made peace with Armenia, the March of Dimes was established to help fight polio, and Minnie D. Craig was elected the first woman Speaker of the North Dakota House of Representatives. Famous birthdays include Cuba Gooding, Jr. and Victoria Principal. January 3rd also marks J.R.R. Tolkien Day.
We have 17 holidays listed for January 3.
JRR Tolkien Day
It's “The Lord of the Rings” author’s birthday and you’re encouraged to toast him in celebration!
National Chocolate Covered Cherry Day
The luscious confection brightens our outlook for whatever waits for us in the new year ahead.
Festival of Sleep Day
Cancel those plans and plump your pillow, we’ve got the dreamiest ideas for catching some ZZZZs.
Katie McGrath’s Birthday
She is blessed with amazing beauty, as well as a sheer talent for acting.
Memento Mori "Remember You Die" Day
Memento Mori “Remember You Die” Day has finally arrived. So, what’s your next move?
National Write to Congress Day
Congress should represent their constituents’ best interests, so write to remind them today.
Women Rock! Day
Prepare to headbang to oblivion in honor of the women who rocked rock and roll.
Raegan Revord’s Birthday
She is talented, has great potential, and has a long and successful career ahead.
Jisoo Kim’s Birthday
This K-pop idol with a massive social media following is adored by her fans.
Katie Thurston’s Birthday
“You don’t [owe] anyone anything. Life is too short. Surround your universe with joy.”— Katie Thurston
J.R.R. Tolkien’s Birthday
He had the unique ability to bring his characters to life through his crafty storytelling.
Greta Thunberg’s Birthday
So young yet so determined to change the world and make a positive impact.