Topic: January


Summary

January is the first month in the Gregorian Calendar.

In the Gregorian Calendar, the month of January has 31 days in it.

Etymology

January, originally named Januarius or Ianuarius, was named for Janus (or Ianus), who is a Roman God for Gates, Doors, Doorways, beginnings, and endings.

Janus (or Ianus) was usually depicted with two heads looking in opposite directions. (I've heard some describe him as two faced. But really he is two headed, with the heads being back-to-back, facing in opposite directions.)

Birthday Anniversary

Both me and my mother have our Birthday Anniversary in January.

Celebrations

Some common celebrations in January include....

On January 1st, New Year's Day is celebrated, and is a celebration of the new year on the Gregorian Calendar.

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