January, 1

January 1 is the 1st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. It 364 days before the end of the year (365 jours si année bissextile).


There is no celebration for this day!


Kofi Annan becomes Secretary General of the UN

(January, 1 1997)
He succeeded Boutros Boutros-Ghali.

Obligation to distribute 40% of French music for radio

(January, 1 1996)
Introduction of a law to force private broadcasters to integrate 40% of French music in their daily programming.

Entry into force of NAFTA

(January, 1 1994)
The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is a treaty that enters into force and created a free trade agreement between the United States, Canada and Mexico.


There is no saying for this day!


Sign of the Zodiac: 11th day of the astrological sign of Capricorn.