Month page: January in 2021 paper calendar on the wooden table

Today (January 20, 2021) is a historic day.

We’re talking about palindromes. For 10 consecutive days, from January 20, 2021, to January 29, 2021, the dates will read the same backwards as forwards.

It is also the first time a palindrome date has fall on Inauguration Day. The Farmers’ Almanac reported that the next one will take place in 1,000 years, on January 21, 3021.

There will be a total of 22 palindrome dates in 2021:

  • 1 is a four-digit palindrome (1-2-21)
  • 19 of them are five-digit palindromes (January and December)
  • 2 are six-digit palindromes (December)