Celebrations Events & Special Days in January 2022

Celebrations Events & Special Days in January 2022

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Events, celebrations, awareness events, saint's days, annual campaigns - UK and global festivities happening in January 2022.


New Year's Day

1st Jan 2022

Happy New Year! It's the first day of the year.

More about New Year's Day

Related: Free 2022 Printable Calendar


World Braille Day

4th Jan 2022

Braille is a tactile representation of alphabetic and numerical symbols using six dots to represent each letter and number, and even musical, mathematical and scientific symbols. It is is used by blind and partially sighted people to read.

Event Website


Martin Luther King Day

17th Jan 2022

A celebration of the life and work of civil rights activist Martin Luther King.






Winnie the Pooh Day

18th Jan 2022

Celebrated on author A. A. Milne's birthday, Winnie the Pooh Day celebrates the beloved honey-obsessed bear with readings and teddy bear's picnics.

Related: 10 Inspirational and Funny Winnie The Pooh Quotes


Penguin Awareness Day

20th Jan 2022

A day to think about and admire these remarkable birds


Burns Night

25th Jan 2022

The birthday of Scotland's national poet Robert Burns, celebrated with a Burn's Night Supper.

More about Burns Night


Australia Day

26th Jan 2022

Australia Day is the national day of Australia which celebrates the arrival of the First Fleet at Sydney Cove in 1788.

Event Website




Holocaust Remembrance Day

27th Jan 2022

International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust

Event Website


International LEGO Day

28th Jan 2022

LEGO Day marks the date when Godtfred Kirk Christiansen patented the original 2x4 LEGO brick.

Event Website


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