January 6 holidays in 2016

Holiday nameHoliday locationHoliday type
Epiphany
Dominican republic National Holiday
The Three Wise Men Day
Multiple [Show] Observance
Day of the Holy Kings
Mexico Observance
Three Kings Day
Us virgin islands Public Holiday
Armenian Christmas Day
Armenia National Holiday
Army Day
Multiple [Show] National Holiday
Christmas Eve (Orthodox)
Multiple [Show] Optional Holiday
Orthodox Christmas Eve
Bosnia and herzegovina Optional Holiday
Bean Day
- Weird
New Year Holiday Week
Russia National Holiday
National Shortbread Day
- Weird
National Technology Day
- Weird
National Cuddle Up Day
- Weird

Historical Events on January 6

  • 1809: The Invasion of Cayenne is undertaken by a combined force of Brazilian, British and Portuguese forces during the Napoleonic Wars.
  • 1830: A telegraph system that’s a precursor to Morse Code and uses a series of dashes and dots is unvelied by Alfred Vail.
  • 1839: One out of every 5 homes in Dublin, Ireland are destroyed by a storm – one of the most damaging storms to hit the country in hundreds of years.
  • 1853: United States’ President-elect Franklin Pierce and his family are aboard a train when it crashes near Andover, Massachusetts. The President-elect’s eleven year old son Benjamin is killed in the wreck.
  • 1893: United States’ President Benjamin Harris signs the charter for the Washington National Cathedral after it had been authorized by the U.S Congress.
  • 1912: The 47thS. State – New Mexico – is admitted into the Union.
  • 1929: The constitution of the State of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes is suspended by King Alexander I.
  • 1931: Inventor Thomas Edison puts his signature on his very last patent application on this date.
  • 1941: The now famous Four Freedoms Speech is given by U.S President Franklin D. Roosevelt during his State of the Union Address.
  • 1960: A bomb destroys National Airlines Flight 2511 in mid-flight while it was flying from New York to Miami.
  • 1967: Operation Deck House Five is launched in the Mekong River Delta by U.S Marines and the Army of the Republic of Vietnam during the Vietnam War.

Famous Birthdays on January 6

  • Richard III of England is born in 1367.
  • French martyr and saint, Joan of Arc is born in 1412.
  • American hunter, explorer and author, Jedediah Smith is born in 1799.
  • Italian painter Baldassare Verazzi is born in 1819.
  • American actress Loretta Young is born in 1913.
  • American soldier and politician, Don Edwards is born in 1915.
  • American director and screenwriter, John Singleton is born in 1968.
  • American actor Norman Reedus is born in 1969.
  • American TV journalist and producer, Julie Chen is born in 1970.
  • American author Karin Slaughter is born in 1971.
  • American actor Danny Pintauro is born in 1976.

Mabon

Marine Corps Birthday

Cyber Monday

Yule

Christmas

New Year’s Eve