1)International day against drug abuse and illicit human trafficking.
2)Birthday of Bala Gandharva (1888), a renowned Marathi singer and
stage actor , famous for his role of female character.
3)Death anniversary of Karl Landsteiner (1943 ), an American biologist
and physician, who discovered A,B,O blood groups in humans.
He was awarded Nobel prize for his discovery.
4)Birthday (1921) of K.K.Pai(Kalsanka Kamalaksha Pai),
the first chairman of Syndicate Bank and educationist,Manipal.
He died on 14th January, 2009.
5)The International Day in Support of Victims of Torture
is observed today on the 30th anniversary of ”U.N.Voluntary
Fund for Victims of Torture”, established in 1981.