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January 2022

New Year's Day is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar used in ancient Rome. With most countries using the Gregorian calendar as their main calendar, New Year's Day is the closest thing to being the world's only truly global public holiday, often celebrated with fireworks at the stroke of midnight as the new year starts. January 1 on the Julian calendar currently corresponds to January 14 on the Gregorian calendar, and it is on that date that followers of some of the Eastern Orthodox churches celebrate the New Year. New Year's Day is a postal holiday in the United States.[1]

The Romans dedicated this day to Janus, the god of gates, doors, and beginnings. After Julius Caesar reformed the calendar in 46 BC and was subsequently murdered, the Roman Senate voted to deify him on the 1st January 42 BC [2] in honor of his life and his institution of the new rationalized calendar.[3] The month originally owes its name to the deity Janus, who had two faces, one looking forward and the other looking backward. This suggests that New Year's celebrations are founded on pagan traditions. Some have suggested this occurred in 153 BC, when it was stipulated that the two annual consuls (after whose names the years were identified) entered into office on that day, though no consensus exists on the matter.[4] Dates in March, coinciding with the spring equinox, or commemorating the Annunciation of Jesus, along with a variety of Christian feast dates were used throughout the Middle Ages, though calendars often continued to display the months in columns running from January to December.[citation needed]

Primens 正月 year 39, cycle 78
February 2022
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Ren-yin (虎 Tiger)年, Primens 正月, 1日 (星期二) (
Tuesday February 1, 2022 (2/1/2022)
Method: Primens 正月 1st on Chinese calendar
Length: 15 days
Period: 1 year
March 2022
Magha 2078
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Tuesday March 1, 2022 (3/1/2022) at Sunrise Sunrise icon ( 1:45 am)
Tuesday Magha 29, 2078 (11/29/2078)
Method: Magha 29th on Hindu Lunar calendar
Notes: (14th day of the dark half of Magha)
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year
Saturday March 12, 2022 (3/12/2022)
Method: March 12th on Gregorian calendar
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year
April 2022
Chaitra 2079
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Saturday April 2, 2022 (4/2/2022) at Sunrise Sunrise icon (12:33 am (night))
Saturday Chaitra 1, 2079 (1/1/2079)
Method: Chaitra 1st on Hindu Lunar calendar
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year
May 2022
Shawwal 1443
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Monday May 2, 2022 (5/2/2022) at Sunset Sunset icon ( 2:25 pm)
yaum ath-thalatha' Shawwal 1, 1443 (10/1/1443)
Method: Shawwal 1st on Islamic calendar
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year
August 2022
delete iconadd icon526 days until Assumption of Mary
Monday August 15, 2022 (8/15/2022)
Method: August 15th on Gregorian calendar
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year
Bhadrapada 2079
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Wednesday August 31, 2022 (8/31/2022) at Sunrise Sunrise icon (12:11 am (night))
Wednesday Bhadrapada 4, 2079 (6/4/2079)
Method: Bhadrapada 4th on Hindu Lunar calendar
Length: 10 days
Period: 1 year
October 2022
Asvina 2079
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Sunday October 23, 2022 (10/23/2022) at Sunrise Sunrise icon ( 1:38 am)
Sunday Asvina 28, 2079 (7/28/2079)
Method: Asvina 28th on Hindu Lunar calendar
Notes: Begins on the 13th day of the dark half of Asvina and ends on the 2nd day of the bright half of Kartika.
Length: 5 days
Period: 1 year
December 2022

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