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Saturday January 6, 2018

January 6: Day of the Week

January 6, 2018 was the 6th day of the year 2018 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 359 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Saturday.

If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is sábado.

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

January 2018
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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)

  • 1118
    Reconquista: Alfonso the Battler conquers Zaragoza.
  • 1661
    English Restoration: The Fifth Monarchists unsuccessfully attempt to seize control of London, England.
  • 1690
    Joseph, son of Emperor Leopold I, becomes King of the Romans.
  • 1853
    President-elect of the United States Franklin Pierce and his family are involved in a train wreck near Andover, Massachusetts.
  • 1870
    The inauguration of the Musikverein in Vienna, Austria.
  • 1912
    New Mexico is admitted as the 47th U.S. state.
  • 1930
    The first diesel-engined automobile trip is completed, from Indianapolis, Indiana, to New York, New York.
  • 1950
    The United Kingdom recognizes the People’s Republic of China. The Republic of China severs diplomatic relations with the UK in response.
  • 1960
    National Airlines Flight 2511 is destroyed in mid-air by a bomb, while en route from New York City to Miami, Florida.
  • 1995
    A chemical fire in an apartment complex in Manila, Philippines, leads to the discovery of plans for Project Bojinka, a mass-terrorist attack.

Who were born on January 6?

  • 1898
    Charles E. Pont, American artist (d. 1971)
  • 1917
    Koo Chen-fu, Chinese negotiator (d. 2005)
  • 1936
    Rubén Amaro, Sr., Mexican baseball player
  • 1942
    Yiannis Boutaris, Greek businessman, mayor of Thessaloniki
  • 1945
    Allen Appel, American novelist
  • 1956
    Angus Deayton, English comedian, actor and television presenter
  • 1963
    Norm Charlton, American baseball player
  • 1978
    Nikki Einfeld, Canadian opera singer
  • 1982
    Tiffany Pollard, American reality television personality
  • 1986
    Irina Shayk, Russian-born American model

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