January Global Holidays
January being the first month of every year brings positive vibes into every individual’s life. People look forward to the new year with joy and excitement by making resolutions. Starting from January 1st till 31st, we have listed out the global holidays. So let’s have a look at the list of January Global Holidays here.
|Jan 1||Friday||Western New Year|
|Jan 7||Tuesday||Orthodox Christmas|
|Jan 11||Monday||International Thank-You Day|
|Jan 14||Tuesday||Orthodox New Year|
|Jan 14||Tuesday||Tamil Thai Pongal Day|
January Global Holidays 1st January – Western New Year, a holiday in almost all the countries of the world since it is the first day of the year.
January Global Holidays 6th January – Epiphany is observed by Christians. Many Christians throughout the world seasonally celebrate Epiphany on January 6. According to the Christian Bible, it is a public holiday in many countries and records two events in Jesus Christ’s life. The first event was when the three wise men, or kings, visited infant Jesus. The second event was when St. John the Baptist baptized Jesus.
January Global Holidays 7th January – Orthodox Christmas is when several Christians observe Jesus’ birthday on December 25, but some hold tradition by celebrating the date on January 7. Christmas on January 7 is also known as Old Christmas Day.
January Global Holidays 14th January – Orthodox New Year, also recognised as the Old New Year, according to the Julian calendar, is on January 14 in the Gregorian calendar. The Julian calendar pre-dates the Gregorian calendar.
January Global Holidays 14th January – Tamil Thai Pongal Day is a harvest and thanksgiving festival denoting the start of spring, the conclusion of the traditional farming season and the gathering of the first food from the harvest.
You can plan your vacation by knowing January Global Holidays 2021. The January Holiday lists of the top countries are listed below:
US January Global Holidays 2021
|1 January||Friday||New Year’s Day||Federal Holiday||–|
|7 January||Thursday||Orthodox Christmas Day||Orthodox||–|
|14 January||Thursday||Orthodox New Year||Orthodox||–|
|18 January||Monday||Martin Luther King Jr. Day||Federal Holiday||–|
|18 January||Monday||Robert E. Lee’s Birthday||State holiday||Alabama, Mississippi|
|18 January||Monday||Idaho Human Rights Day||State holiday||Idaho|
|18 January||Monday||Civil Rights Day||State holiday||Arizona, New Hampshire|
|19 January||Tuesday||Robert E. Lee’s Birthday||State holiday||Florida|
|19 January||Tuesday||Confederate Heroes’ Day||State holiday||Texas|
|20 January||Wednesday||Inauguration Day||State holiday||DC, LA, MD, VA|
|28 January||Thursday||Tu Bishvat/Tu B’Shevat||Jewish holiday||–|
|29 January||Friday||Kansas Day||Observance|
UK January Global Holidays 2021
|1 January||Friday||New Year’s Day||Bank holiday|
|4 January||Monday||2nd January (substitute day)||Local Bank Holiday|
|7 January||Thursday||Orthodox Christmas Day||Orthodox|
|14 January||Thursday||Orthodox New Year||Orthodox|
|25 January||Monday||Burns Night||Local observance|
|28 January||Thursday||Tu B’Shevat (Arbor Day)||Jewish holiday|
Malaysia January Global Holidays 2021
|1 January||Friday||New Year’s Day||National except for Johor,
Kedah, Kelantan, Perlis
|14 January||Thursday||Birthday of Yang di-Pertuan Besar||Negeri Sembilan|
|28 January||Thursday||Thaipusam||Johor, Kuala Lumpur,
Negeri Sembilan, Penang,
Perak, Putrajaya &
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