January 06 Holidays

January 06 Holidays & National Days & Fun Days | January 06 Calendar

January 6th Daily Holidays include:

  • Apple Tree Day
  • Armenian Christmas
  • Cuddle Up Day
  • Epiphany, or Three Kings Day – (12th Day After Christmas)
  • National Shortbread Day
  • National Smith Day
  • National Take a Poet to Lunch Day
  • National Take Down the Christmas Tree Day
  • National Technology Day
  • World Day for War Orphans

January 06: Famous Birthdays

  • January 06, 1367 – King Richard II of England
  • January 06, 1412 – Joan of Arc, Domrémy, Roman Catholic Saint and national heroine of France
  • January 06, 1854 – Sherlock Holmes fictional detective (via Arthur Conan Doyle)
  • January 06, 1914 – Danny Thomas, comedian know for the Danny Thomas Show

January 06: Historical Events

  • January 06, 1773 – Massachusetts slaves petition legislature for freedom.
  • January 06, 1912 – New Mexico becomes 47th state
  • January 06, 1914 – Stock brokerage firm of Merrill Lynch founded
  • January 06, 1929 – Mother Teresa arrives in Calcutta to begin a her work amongst India’s poorest and diseased people.
  • January 06, 1930 – 1st diesel engine automobile trip, in a Packard sedan, was completed from Indianapolis, Indiana, to New York, New York.
  • January 06, 1939 – Daily newspaper comic strip “Superman” debuts
  • January 06, 1941 – US President Franklin D. Roosevelt delivers his Four Freedoms speech in the State of the Union address.
  • January 06, 1942 – Pan American Airlines becomes the first commercial airline to schedule a flight around the world.
  • January 06, 1960 – National Airlines Flight 2511 is destroyed in mid-air by a bomb, while en route from New York City to Miami, Florida.
  • January 06, 1995 – A chemical fire in an apartment complex in Manila, Philippines, leads to the discovery of plans for Project Bojinka, a mass-terrorist attack with multiple targets. (Scary to read about the details of this plot – sounds similar to 9-11, but with more targets)
  • January 06, 2017 – Donald Trump is certified as the winner of the 2016 Presidential election by the U.S. Congress

January 06: Astrological Sign

The Astrological Sign for January 6 is a Capricorn.

January Birthstone:

The Birthstone for January is Garnet, which comes in a rainbow of colors. It is considered a great gift to symbolize friendship and trust.


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