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'''January 1''' is the first day of the year in the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gregorian_calendar Gregorian Calendar]. It is preceded by [[December 31]] (in the previous year), and succeeded by [[January 2]]. Following January 1, there are 364 days in the year (365 in leap years).
  
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==Blavatsky's Gem of the Day==
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"The first duty taught in [[Theosophy]], is to do one's duty unflinchingly by every duty."
 
 
 
 
'''January 1''' is the [[1 (number)|first]] day of the year in the [[Gregorian Calendar]]. It is preceded by [[December 31]] (in the previous year), and succeeded by January 2. Following January 1, there are 364 days in the year (365 in [[leap year]]s).
 
  
 
==Events==
 
==Events==
*[[45 BC]] – [[Julian calendar]] goes into effect
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* 1881 – Date of Charter of the [[Prayāg Theosophical Society]], at Allâhâbâd, which was to be composed exclusively of the natives of India.
* [[404]] – Last [[gladiator]] competition in [[Rome]]
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* 1895 – The Australasian Section of the [[Theosophical Society (Adyar)|TS Adyar]] was chartered, consisting of 5 lodges in Australia and 4 in New Zealand.
 
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* 1913 – The Theosophist Office in [[Adyar (campus)|Adyar]] became [[Theosophical Publishing House (Adyar)|The Theosophical Publishing House]].
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* 1926 – The Russian Section of the [[Theosophical Society (Adyar)|TS Adyar]] was rechartered after being closed when the Bolsheviks came to power.
  
 
==Births==
 
==Births==
* [[766]] –  [[Ali al-Rida]], Shia Imam (d. 818)
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* None listed for this date.
*[[1431]] – [[Pope Alexander VI]], (d. 1503)
 
 
 
  
 
==Deaths==
 
==Deaths==
* [[898]] – [[Odo, Count of Paris]]
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* None listed for this date.
*[[1817]] – [[Martin Heinrich Klaproth]], chemist, (b. 1743)
 
 
 
  
 
==Holidays and observances==
 
==Holidays and observances==
* Many countries around the world using [[Gregorian Calendar]] - [[New Year's Day]]; often celebrated at 0:00 with [[fireworks]].
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* '''[[New Year|New Year's Day]]''', celebrated in many countries as the first day of the year under the  [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gregorian_calendar Gregorian Calendar]; often celebrated at the stroke of midnight with fireworks.
*[[Vienna New Year's Concert]]
 
  
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==External links==
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/January_1 This Date in Wikipedia]
  
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Latest revision as of 11:56, 16 February 2015

January 1 is the first day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. It is preceded by December 31 (in the previous year), and succeeded by January 2. Following January 1, there are 364 days in the year (365 in leap years).

Blavatsky's Gem of the Day

"The first duty taught in Theosophy, is to do one's duty unflinchingly by every duty."

Events

  • 1881 – Date of Charter of the Prayāg Theosophical Society, at Allâhâbâd, which was to be composed exclusively of the natives of India.
  • 1895 – The Australasian Section of the TS Adyar was chartered, consisting of 5 lodges in Australia and 4 in New Zealand.
  • 1913 – The Theosophist Office in Adyar became The Theosophical Publishing House.
  • 1926 – The Russian Section of the TS Adyar was rechartered after being closed when the Bolsheviks came to power.

Births

  • None listed for this date.

Deaths

  • None listed for this date.

Holidays and observances

  • New Year's Day, celebrated in many countries as the first day of the year under the Gregorian Calendar; often celebrated at the stroke of midnight with fireworks.

External links

Calendar