On this day, January 2, in 1942, Japanese forces entered and occupied Manila.
The official calendar of the Republic of the Philippines: an almanac of Philippine commemorations enlivened with illustrations and information. –Manila: Presidential Communications Development and Strategic Planning Office, .
On this day in 1492, Spain recaptured Granada from the Muslims. It happened during the reign of King Ferdinand II and Queen Isabella I.
On this day in 1975, Kenneth C Brugger discovered the destination of migrating monarch butterflies in the mountains of Mexico.
January is Liver Cancer and Viral Hepatitis Awareness and Prevention Month (Republic Act No. 10526 of 2012)
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