Independence Day (Myanmar) * (see below)
Carnaval Blancos Negros
* (see below)
Schuetzenfest (Adelaidein)
* (see below)
Independence Day (Burma)   
World Braille Day
* (see below)
Newtons Birthday * (see below)

Martyrs of Independence Day (Zaire) (Democratic Congo)

Day of Martyrs of the Colonial Repression (Angola)
Head of State's Birthday (Samoa)
Trivia Day (United States of America)
Jakob Grimm's Birthday (1785)  
Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (Nigeria)
Chona-hajimeshiki (Kamakura, Japan) at Tsurugaoka Hachiman-gu.
Admission Day (Utah)
Tom Thumb Day
National Spaghetti Day 
Spaghetti Day
Extra Humiliation Day 
Blender Day 
Dimpled Chad Day
Earth at Perihelion
World Hypnotism Day
Pop Music Chart Day
(Anniversary of the Pop Music Chart) 

The Eleventh Day of Christmas in Western Christianity  
Christian Feast Day of Elizabeth Ann Seton  

* Independence Day (Myanmar) celebrating independence from the United Kingdom in 1948.
* Carnaval Blancos Negros (1of3) takes place in town of Pasto - Narino , Colombia from 4th-6th of January every year. The 5th of January is the day of the blacks and the 6th is the day of the whites. The parades begin on  January 4th with the celebration of the "Arrival of the Castañeda Family"
* Schuetzenfest (Adelaidein) January at Bonython Park just outside the CBD4
* World Braille DayA.K.A. Braille Day AKA Louis Braille's Birthday 1809.
* Newtons Birthday, Sir Isaac Newton, 1643 English mathematician and natural philosopher (d. 1727)

Lapin Day Translation Rabbit Day (French Republican) The 15th day of the Month of Nivose in the French Republican Calendar

Toast of The Day

"May the warmth of our affections survive the frosts of age."

 - Traditional

Drink of The Day


1 shot sambuca
1 shot absinthe
1 shot ouzo

Mix the 3 in any order
Optional : On fire

 Wine of the Day

Prejean 2008 Estate Grown
Style - Gewurztraminer
Finger Lakes

Beer of The Day

- Eastern Hemisphere -

Sinebrychoff Porter
Brewer - Sinebrychoff ; Kerava, Finland
Style - Baltic Black Porter
Attributes - Extra-strong dark ale
Flavor - Mud-black, Deep Flavor
- In Celebration of the Independence of Finaland, Recognised on January 4, 1918 

- Western Hemisphere -

Black Forest Schwarzbier
Brewer - Squatters Pub Brewery ; Salt Lake City, Utah, USA 
Style - German-Style Schwarzbier
- In Celebration of Utah's Admission to Union  January 4, 1896

Joke of The Day

 Things That Are Difficult to Say When Drunk:

Things That Are Very Difficult to Say When Drunk:
    "Passive-aggressive disorder"

Things That Are Downright Impossible to Say When Drunk:
    "Nope, no more booze for me!"
    "Sorry, but you're not really my type."
    "Taco Bell? No thanks, I'm not hungry."
    "Good evening, officer. Isn't it lovely out tonight?"
    "Oh, I couldn't! No one wants to hear me sing karaoke."
    "I'm not interested in fighting you."
    "Thank you, but I won't make any attempt to dance, I have no coordination. I'd hate to look like a fool!"
    "Where is the nearest bathroom? I refuse to pee in this parking lot or on the side of the road."
    "I must be going home now, as I have to work in the morning."

Quote of the Day

"Sometimes too much drink is not enough."
- Unknown

Whiskey of The Day

Glen Moray 12 Year Old Single Malt Whisky

A Special Toast to ...

Louis Braille

January Observances

Apple and Apricots Month
Artichoke and Asparagus Month
Be Kind to Food Servers
Bread Machine Baking Month
California Dried Plum Digestive Health Month
Carnival Season (Starting January 6th)
Celebration of Life Month
Cervical Cancer Awareness Month
Cervical Cancer Screening Month
Cherry Blossom Festival in Okinawa, Japan, a very colorful festivals every January in Nago since 1928.
Coffee Gourmet International Month
Family Fit Lifestyle Month
Financial Wellness Month
First Binary Month (1of 3) (0s and 1s)
International Brain Teaser Month
International Change Your Stars Month
International Creativity Month
International New Years Resolutions Month for Businesses
International Quality of Life Month
International Wayfinding Month
International Wealth Mentality Month
National Bath Safety Month
National Be On-Purpose Month
National Birth Defects Prevention Mont
National Blood Donor Month
National Book Blitz Month
National Braille Literacy Month
National Candy Month
National Child-Centered Divorce Awareness Month
National Clean Up Your Computer Month
National Egg Month
National Get Organized Month
National Glaucoma Awareness Month
National Hobby Month
National Hot Tea Month
National Lose Weight, Feel Great Month
National Mail Order Gardening Month
National Meat Month
National Mentoring Month
National Oatmeal Month
National Personal Self-Defense Awareness Month
National Polka Music Month
National Poverty in America Awareness Month
National Radon Action Month
National Skating Month
National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month
National Soup Month
National Stalking Awareness Month
National Thank You Month
National Volunteer Blood Donor Mont
National Wheat Bread Month
Prune Breakfast Month
Resolve to Eat Breakfast Month
National Returns Month
Rising Star Month
Self-Love Month
Self-help Group Awareness Month
Shape Up US Month
Thaipusam - Festival of Faith in Batu Caves, Malaysia
Thyroid Awareness Month
Tubers and Dried Fruit Month
World Buskers Festival in Christchurch, New Zealand.

Observances this Week

First Week  1st Week in January
Winterfest Week  1st Week in January
National Personal Trainer Awareness Week  1st Week in January
National Thank Your Customers Week  1st Week in January
Women's Self-Empowerment Week  1st Week in January
New Year's Resolutions Week 1st Week in January
Celebration of Life Week 1st Week in January
Diet Resolution Week 1st Week in January
Silent Record Week 1st Week in January

Someday We'll Laugh About This Week January 2nd-8th
Women's Self Empowerment Week January 3rd-7th
Christmas Week, December 25th through January 6th
The Twelve Days of Christmas, December 25th through January 6th
Christmas Bird Count Week, December 14th through February 5th

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