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Thursday January 6, 2022

January 6: Day of the Week

January 6, 2022 was the 6th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 359 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Thursday.

If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Mokuyōbi.

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Here’s the January calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

January 2022
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Zodiac & Birthstone

Capricorn is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Garnet is the modern birthstone for this month. Emerald is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

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January 6 Historical Event(s)

  • 1066
    Harold Godwinson is crowned King of England.
  • 1205
    Philip of Swabia becomes King of the Romans.
  • 1449
    Constantine XI is crowned Byzantine-Roman Emperor at Mystras.
  • 1690
    Joseph, son of Emperor Leopold I, becomes King of the Romans.
  • 1839
    The most damaging storm in 300 years sweeps across Ireland, damaging or destroying more than 20% of the houses in Dublin.
  • 1900
    Second Boer War: Having already sieged the fortress at Ladysmith, Boer forces attack it, but are driven back by British defenders.
  • 1929
    King Alexander of the Serbs, Croats and Slovenes suspends his country’s constitution (the January 6th Dictatorship).
  • 1930
    The first diesel-engined automobile trip is completed, from Indianapolis, Indiana, to New York, New York.
  • 1953
    The first Asian Socialist Conference opens in Rangoon, Burma.
  • 2005
    American Civil Rights Movement: Edgar Ray Killen is arrested as a suspect in the 1964 murders of three civil rights workers.

Who were born on January 6?

  • 1488
    Helius Eobanus Hessus, German poet (d. 1540)
  • 1617
    Kristoffer Gabel, Danish statesman (d. 1673)
  • 1812
    Melchora Aquino, Filipino revolutionary figure (d. 1919)
  • 1920
    Early Wynn, American baseball player (d. 1999)
  • 1935
    Nino Tempo, American singer and actor
  • 1943
    Terry Venables, English football manager
  • 1955
    Richard Corbett, British politician
  • 1966
    Ipče Ahmedovski, Serbo-Macedonian folk singer
  • 1986
    Benjamin Simm, German rugby player
  • 1986
    Irina Shayk, Russian-born American model

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