Ratification Day in the USA is celebrated on January 14. It is the anniversary of the ratification of the Treaty of Paris that officially ended the Revolutionary War. The treaty was signed almost two years after the surrender of Lord Cornwallis at Yorktown, Virginia, in 1781.
The Old New Year, also known as the Orthodox New Year, Serbian New Year and Julian New Year, is an informal traditional holiday in some countries. It is the start of the New Year by the Julian calendar which falls on January 14 in the Gregorian calendar.