January Trivia

Posted by cpatsat     Category: Education, Entertainment
  • The Romans named January after Janus, the God of beginnings and transitions. Janus had two faces, one looking at the past and what’s coming to an end, and one looking forward, towards new beginnings and what’s coming.
  • January’s birthstone is Garnet, which represents balance!red-garnet
  • The flower connected with this month, is the carnation, which symbolizes love, fascination and distinction.
  • January is also the National Donate Blood month, so if you are a donor, now is the month to give the gift of life to someone! Such an amazing start of the year, don’t you think?
  • It is considered the coldest month in the Northern hemisphere, but not the Southern.
  • January days are the coldest in the UK, whereas the coldest nights are during February.
  • The only Shakespeare plays that mention January are “Much Ado about nothing” and “Winter’s Tale”.
  • It’s the National Soup month in the USA








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