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On This Day: January 06th

This is 6th day of the year and 359 days remain in the year.

in history
1540
King Henry VIII of England married his 4th wife, Anne of Cleves.
1838
Samuel Morse gave the first public demonstration of the telegraph.
1912
New Mexico became the 47th state in the United States.
1919
Former president Theodore Roosevelt died in Oyster Bay, N.Y.
1987

University of California astronomers first witnessed the birth of a galaxy that contained 1 billion stars.

1994
Figure skater Nancy Kerrigan clubbed on leg by men including husband of rival skater Tonya Harding.
January 06 BirthdaysCarl Sandburg

1878–1967, American poet and biographer


Loretta Youngactor
Danny Thomasactor, singer, dancer
Nancy Lopezgolfer
Rowan Atkinsonactor
E L Doctorownovelist
Khalil Gibranpoet and novelist
Abram Nicholas Pritzkerentrepreneur
Heinrich Schliemannarchaeologist
Tom Mixactor



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