January was a month.
It was also a month that, on Earth at least, was characterised by great commercial activity, in the form of after-Christmas sales to clear out the wares of now out-of-season goods. The Eighth Doctor once offered to take Sam Jones back to Earth in time for these sales. (PROSE: Genocide)
In 1918, January was the month in which rationing of sugar began in Britain during World War I. Some people, like Constable Albert Briggs, therefore regarded January 1918 as the first time they really understood the deprivations of war. (PROSE: Casualties of War)