The month of January is named after the Roman god of beginnings and endings, Janus. The following holidays are celebrated in January: New Years Day, Epiphany, Martin Luther King birthday, Elementary School Teachers Day, Super Bowl Sunday and others. Garnet is the birthstone for the month of January and is said to represent constancy. The January birth flowers are the carnation (Dianthus) and the Snowdrop (Galanthus).
January is always a big month for After Christmas sales as well as sales of big screen televisions before Super Bowl Sunday in late January or early February.