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January 23rd is a day marked by interesting celebrations. It's National Handwriting Day, a day dedicated to the appreciation of handwritten communication in an increasingly digital age. It's also Speak Up and Succeed Day, International Sticky Toffee Pudding Day, Measure Your Feet Day, and more.

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Interesting Facts of January 23rd

  1. 1. The deadliest earthquake in the history of the world occurred in China's Shaanxi province on this day in 1556, reportedly killing an estimated 830,000 people.
  2. 2. The Bathyscaphe Trieste dived to a record depth of 35,813 feet in the Pacific Ocean in 1960.
  3. 3. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducted its first members including Elvis Presley, Chuck Berry, and James Brown on January 23, 1986.