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Calendar day; January 26, 2015

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Monday, the 26th of January, 2015 is the 26th day in 2015 and in the 5th calendar week
General Events:
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Blue Monday 2015
January 26, 2015 in the World
Blue Monday is observed on January 26, 2015. Blue Monday is a name given to a date in mid-to-late January stated to be the most depressing day of the year. However, the whole concept is considered pseudoscience, with its formula derided by scientists as nonsense. This date allegedly falls on the Monday of the last full week of January.
Where is this event?
Worldwide
Spouse’s Day 2015
January 26, 2015 in the World
Spouse’s Day is celebrated on January 26, 2015. It is a day to enjoy and appreciate your better half. Spouse’s Day is a good reminder to show that special person in your life just how much you care and appreciate him or her. You can show your love in simple ways – just be a little bit creative!
A spouse is a partner in a marriage, civil union, domestic partnership or common-law marriage. The term is gender neutral, whereas a male spouse is a husband and a female spouse is a wife. The legal status of a spouse, and the specific rights and obligations associated with that status, varies by region and culture.
Where is this event?
Worldwide
Australia Day 2015
January 26, 2015 in Australia
Australia Day is celebrated on January 26, 2015. Australia Day is the official national day of Australia. Celebrated annually on 26 January, which marks the anniversary of the 1788 arrival of the First Fleet of British Ships at Sydney Cove, New South Wales, and raising of the Flag of Great Britain at that site by Governor Arthur Phillip.
In contemporary Australia, celebrations reflect the diverse society and landscape of the nation, and are marked by community and family events, reflections on Australian history, official community awards, and citizenship ceremonies welcoming new immigrants into the Australian community.
Where is Australia Day?
Nationwide Australia
Indian Republic Day
January 26, 2015 in India
Indian Republic Day is observed on January 26, 2015. In India, Republic Day honours the date on which the Constitution of India came into force – on 26 January 1950 – replacing the Government of India Act (1935) as the governing document of India.
It is one of three national holidays in India. The new constitution, as drafted and approved by the Constituent Assembly of India, was mandated to take effect on 26 January 1950–and India became a republic. While India’s Independence Day celebrates its freedom from British Rule, Republic Day celebrates the coming into force of its constitution.
The main Republic Day celebration is held in the national capital, New Delhi, at the Rajpath before the President of India. Celebrations are also held with varying degrees of formality in state capitals, where the governor of the state unfurls the National Flag of India.
Where is Indian Republic Day?
Nationwide India
Delhi Republic Day Parade
January 26 – 29, 2015 in New Delhi
Delhi Republic Day parade is celebrated on January 26, 2015. The grand parade on Rajpath in New Delhi on 26 January is the main event of the celebration of India’s Republic Day which is a three-day celebration, culminating in the beating retreat ceremony on the evening of 29 January. The parade showcases India’s military might and cultural diversity
Where is Delhi Republic Day Parade?
Nationwide New Delhi
Toad Hollow Day of Encouragement
January 26, 2015 in the USA
Toad Hollow Day of Encouragement all began with an 1800s schoolhouse in Kalamazoo, Michigan called Toad Hollow Country School. A storyteller named Ralph C. Morrison heard the name, and was fascinated by it. He then created many stories about the schoolhouse, and the name became very famous. Kalamazoo county offered Morrison land for a park, which he, of course, named Toad Hollow. The park hosted Civil War reenactments and the like, and became quite popular. The place was famed for its kind volunteers, and Toad Hollow created several holidays just like this one. You can read more about it here:http://www.ehow.com/about_6781531_toad-hollow-day-encouragement_.html#ixzz16sUOIzzj
Where is this event?
Nationwide USA
Historical Events on 26th January:
1500 – Vicente Yáñez Pinzón becomes the first European to set foot in Brazil
1531 – Lisbon hit by Earthquake; about 30,000 die
1564 – The Council of Trent issued its conclusions in the Tridentinum, establishing a distinction between Roman Catholicism and Protestantism
1697 – Isaac Newton receives Jean Bernoulli’s 6 month time-limit problem, solves problem before going to bed that same night
1700 – The magnitude 9 Cascadia Earthquake took place off the west coast of the North America, as evidenced by Japanese records
1788 – Captain Arthur Phillip and British colonists hoist the English flag at Sydney Cove, New South Wales, now celebrated as Australia Day
1808 – Rum Rebellion, the only successful (albeit short-lived) armed takeover of the government in Australia
1841 – Hong Kong proclaimed a sovereign territory of Britain
1886 – Karl Benz patents 1st auto with burning motor
1907 – In Austria, universal and direct suffrage (limited to males over 24) is introduced
1920 – Former Ford Motor Co. executive Henry Leland launches the Lincoln Motor Company which he later sold to his former employer.
1926 – 1st public demonstration of television by John Logie Baird in his laboratory in London
1929 – Indian National Congress proclaims goal for India’s independence
1948 – Executive Order 9981, end segregation in US Armed Forces signed
1950 – India becomes a republic, ceasing to be a British dominion
1957 – India annexes Kashmir
1962 – Bishop Burke of Buffalo Catholic dioceses declares Chubby Checker’s “Twist” is impure & bans it from all Catholic schools
1972 – Air stewardess Vesna Vulovic survives 10,160m fall without parachute
1998 – President Bill Clinton says “I want to say one thing to the American people; I did not have sexual relations with that woman, Miss Lewinsky”

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