Monthly Trivia: January

Monthly Trivia

by: Lili Pad

January

January comes from the Latin word IANUA meaning door. It is named after the god of the doorway, JANUS (IANUARIOUS). It is the very first month of the year in the Gregorian calendar.

Some famous people born on January

·         Zayn Malik

·         Elvis Presley

·         Franklin Roosevelt

·         Jim Carrey

·         Kevin Costner

·         Orlando Bloom

·         Sharon Cuneta

 

Flower

Carnation is the flower for the month of January. It is one of the world’s cultivated flowers back to ancient Greek and Roman times. It symbolizes love fascination and distinction.

Birthstone

Garnets are deep red in color. It is the birthstone for the month of January. There are several varieties of garnets with colors ranging from pink, to orange, to brown, black and even green. Garnets represents fidelity and constancy.

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