Day Guide for Thursday January 26th 2023 What are the holidays on January 26th 2023?

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Holidays on January 26th 2023

International: Chinese New Year Holiday

The Chinese New Year marks the start of the lunar new year, which occurs sometime between Jan. 21 and Feb. 20. Also known as the Spring Festival, it is considered one of China’s most important celebrations, with each year being named after one of the 12 animals in the Chinese zodiac. Festivities include fireworks, parades, and performances. The holiday closes with a lantern festival.

Australia: Australia Day

On January 26th 1788 Captain Arthur Phillip became the first Governor of the colony of New South Wales

Egypt: Revolution Day January 25 (in lieu)

Celebrates the anniversary of Police officers resistance against the British Army in 1952 and the day of the beginning of the Egyptian revolution of 2011

India: Republic Day

Indian Republic Day is celebrated on January 26th and commemorates the establishment of the Constitution of India.


India (regional): Vasant Panchami

5th Day of Magha. On this day Hindus worship Saraswati Devi, the goddess of wisdom, knowledge, music, art and culture


India (regional): Sir Chhotu Ram Jayanti

Sir Chhotu Ram was one of the most prominent pre-partition politicians in Punjab

Public sector only

Nigeria (regional): Public Holiday

Work-free days to enable residents to register and collect their Permanent Voter's Cards.

Public sector only

Nigeria (regional): Public Holiday

To allow residents to come out and welcome President Buhari who is set to visit the state.

Uganda: NRM Liberation Day

Marks the overthrow of the government by the National Resistance Movement in 1986

Public sector only

Vietnam: Tet Holiday

Tet is Vietnamese New Year and is the most important festival and public holiday in Vietnam

Observances on January 26th 2023

USA: National Ellen Degeneres Day

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USA: National Peanut Brittle Day

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USA: National Spouses Day

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General Information for January 26th 2023
There are 10 public holidays today.
Day 26 of 2023
339 days left in 2023
Week 04 of the year
On this Day in History
1972 - Luckily nobody is hurt when a London Underground Bakerloo line train crashes into a slower proceeding train just outside Edgware Road.
1955 - Guitarist Eddie van Halen is born in Nijmegen, Holland.
1939 - Barcelona falls to Franco's forces toward the end of the Spanish Civil War.
1823 - Edward Jenner, a key figure in the history of modern medicine having pioneered the science of immunology, passes away.