January 29th: What is special about this date?

January 29th marks the 29th day of the Gregorian calendar year. There are 336 days remaining until the end of the year (or 337 days in case of leap years). Discover famous birthdays on January 29th, celebrities died on this date, the zodiac sign associated to January 29th and what happened on January 29th in history. On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about January 29th.


January 29th: what famous birthdays are on this date?

On January 29th there are the following famous birthdays:

  • Oprah Winfrey
    Oprah Winfrey (1954)

    American talk show hostess and actress, as well as a business executive.

  • W.C. Fields
    W.C. Fields (1880)

    Legendary American comedian and actor known for his witty humor and distinctive persona.

  • Susana Giménez
    Susana Giménez (1944)

    Susana giménez is an argentine television host, actress, and businesswoman, best known for hosting her own talk show 'susana giménez' and...

  • Katharine Ross
    Katharine Ross (1940)

    Katharine ross is an american actress known for her roles in iconic films such as the graduate and butch cassidy and the sundance kid.

  • Heather Graham
    Heather Graham (1970)

    Heather graham is a well-known movie actress who gained fame for her roles in films such as boogie nights and austin powers: the spy who...

  • Adam Lambert
    Adam Lambert (1982)

    American singer, songwriter, stage actor.

  • Tom Selleck
    Tom Selleck (1945)

    American actor.

  • Paul Ryan
    Paul Ryan (1970)

    American politician.

  • Justin Hartley
    Justin Hartley (1977)

    Justin hartley is an american actor best known for his role as kevin pearson on the tv show 'this is us'.

  • Sara Gilbert
    Sara Gilbert (1975)

    American actress, member of a theatrical cast, and sister to melissa gilbert.

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January 29th: who died on this date?

On January 29th the following celebrities died:

  • Freddie Prinze
    Freddie Prinze (1977)

    American comedian and actor, best known for his role in the tv series "chico and the man.

  • Alan Ladd
    Alan Ladd (1964)

    Alan Ladd was a renowned American actor known for his roles in classic films like 'Shane' and 'This Gun for Hire.

  • James Ingram
    James Ingram (2019)

    American singer, who was named the best new artist in 1982.

  • Margaret Truman
    Margaret Truman (2008)

    American writer, daughter harry s. truman (1924).

  • Cozy Cole
    Cozy Cole (1981)

    American drummer (d. 1981).

  • Tim McCoy
    Tim McCoy (1978)

    American actor and military officer (b. 1891).

  • Leif Erickson
    Leif Erickson (1986)

    California, united states -- actor ("invaders from mars, on the waterfront").

  • Antonio Molina
    Antonio Molina (1980)

    A spanish bus driver was driving a bus full of people when it was submerged in a flood in murcia.

  • Eric Schneider
    Eric Schneider (1997)

    Missouri executed 35-year-old murderer of two teachers.

  • Nick Cravat
    Nick Cravat (1994)

    Midget (gremlin–twilight zone), succumbs to lung cancer at the age of 81.

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January 29th: what zodiac sign is associated with this date?

On January 29th, the zodiac sign associated with this date is Aquarius according to the Western Zodiac.

Aquarius zodiac sign

January 29th: what is special about the Aquarius sign?

The Aquarius sign encompasses people born between January 20th and February 18th.

You can discover Aquarius's personality traits and attitude and Aquarius's most and least compatible signs.

If you're a Aquarius born in January discover why January born are so special.


January 29th: what happened on this date in history?

Here's what happened on January 29th in history:

  • Jan 29, 1912: Martial law declared in textile strike in Lawrence Massachusetts.
  • Jan 29, 1918: Ukrainian-Soviet War: An armed uprising organized by the Bolsheviks in anticipation of the encroaching Red Army begins at the Kiev Arsenal, which will be put down six days later.
  • Jan 29, 1925: British Liberals choose David Lloyd George as party leader.
  • Jan 29, 1926: Eugene O'Neill's ''The Great God Brown'' opens at the Greenwich Theatre.
  • Jan 29, 1953: First movie in Cinemascope (The Robe) premieres.
  • Jan 29, 1971: Test debut of Dennis Keith Lillee, versus England at Adelaide.
  • Jan 29, 1972: 5th ABA All-Star Game: East 142 beats West 115 at Louisville.
  • Jan 29, 1996: 23rd American Music Awards: Garth Brooks wins.
  • Jan 29, 2001: Indonesian student protestors gathered to storm parliament demanding that President Abdurrahman Wahid be removed from office for his alleged involvement with corruption scandals.
  • Jan 29, 2003: The Space Shuttle Columbia 'Columbia' crashes during reentry over Texas at the end of the STS-107 mission. All 7 astronauts aboard were killed.
  • Jan 29, 2007: The global launch of Microsoft Windows Vista begins with the launch events in Auckland, New Zealand at 1101 UTC (12.01am NZDT, January 30, 2001).
  • Jan 29, 2019: 2019 Loralai attack. Nine civilians, as well as police officers, were killed and 22 more were injured when gunmen and suicide bombers attacked the Loralai office of the Deputy Inspector General (DIG). The attack was claimed by the Tehrik-i-Taliban.

What day of the year is January 29th?

January 29th marks the 29th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar.

There are 336 days remaining until the end of the year (or 337 days in case of leap years).

January 29th is the 29th day of the month of January.


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