On January 15, learn about the most interesting events and historical facts that occurred throughout history. The fifteenth day of the Gregorian calendar is January 15th. On this day, Wikipedia was launched, Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi was sworn in as Prime Minister, the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia was dedicated, and James Naismith released the basketball rules.
Capricorn is the zodiac sign for January 15th. Drew Brees, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Edward Teller all have famous birthdays. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and National Hat Day both fall on January 15th.
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