January 1 is the first day of the year, and is thus also known as New Year's Day. There are 364 days remaining (365 in leap years) until the end of the year.
Behind the scenes
- 1885 — William Edmunds, who played the Train Conductor in Anne of Windy Poplars (1940), was born in San Fele, Basilicata, Italy.
- 1920 — Carolyn Lee, who portrayed Mrs. Barry in the 1919 film Anne of Green Gables, died in New York City, New York, United States.
- 1937 — Akiko Tsuboi, who provided the voice of Mrs. Spencer in Anne of Green Gables (1979), was born.
- 1939 — Masako Ikeda, the narrator of Before Green Gables, was born in Tokyo, Japan.
- 1956 — Sheila McCarthy, who provided the voice of Mrs. King in Anne of Green Gables: The Animated Series (2000–2001), was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
- 1980 — Christopher Redman, who played Hawk in Road to Avonlea (1990–1996), was born in Brampton, Ontario, Canada.
- 1996 — "Homecoming", the 13th episode of Season 6 of Road to Avonlea, was broadcast on Disney.
- 2016 — "The Start of Something New", the 17th vlog of Fred Wright and Diana Barry and a Green Gables Fables episode, premiered on YouTube.