January 6th Holidays, Horoscope and Trivia

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January 6th Horoscope Sign is Capricorn

Capricorn Constellation | Custom Name Ceramic OrnamentTime period: December 21 – January 20
Element: Earth
Quality: Cardinal
Ruling planet: Saturn
Symbol: Sea-Goat
Sign ruler: Saturn, Uranus
Birthstone: Garnet
Lucky Numbers: 4, 8, 13, 22
Personality Traits: Responsible, leaders, disciplined, independent,  loyal, stubborn, bossy, condescending.
Famous Capricorns: Tiger Woods, Stephen Hawking, Bradley Cooper, Jim Carrey, Elvis Presley, Isaac Newton, Muammed Ali, Mel Gibson, Katie Couric, Rand Paul, Nicholas Cage.
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January 6th Trivia

  • 1759 – US 1st President George Washington weds Martha Dandridge Custis at White House Plantation.
  • 1838 – Alfred Vail demonstrates a telegraph system using dots and dashes (this is the forerunner of Morse code).
  • 1839 – The Night of the Big Wind, the most damaging storm in 300 years,George and Martha Washington wedding, January 6, 1759 sweeps across Ireland, damaging or destroying more than 20% of the houses in Dublin.
  • 1903 – Theoretical Physicist Albert Einstein marries Mileva Maric.
  • 1912 – German geophysicist Alfred Wegener first presents his theory of continental drift.
  • 1919 – Theodore Roosevelt Jr. (Teddy,) the 26th president of the United States from 1901 to 1909 passed away in his sleep after suffering breathing problems the night before. A blood clot had traveled from his legs to his lungs. His last words were, “”Please put out that light, James” to his family servant James Amos.
  • 1929 – Mother Teresa arrives in Calcutta, India, to begin her work among India’s poorest and sick people.
  • 1945 – Future US President George H. W. Bush marries Barbara Pierce at the First Presbyterian Church in Rye NY.
  • 1946 – The first general election ever in Vietnam is held.
  • 1969 – Norman Reedus, American actor, known for his role as Daryl George and Barbara Bush campaign for Senate 1964on, “The Walking Dead,” was born in  Hollywood, FL.
  • 1070 – The album, “For The Good Times,” by Ray Price was the #1 album.
  • 1974 – Because of the oil crisis, daylight saving time commences nearly four months early in the United States.
  • 1981 – The song, “Still Doin’ Time,” by  George Jones was #1 on the Hot Country Songs  Billboard Chart.
  • 1984 – Kate McKinnon, American actress, comedian and Saturday Night Live cast member was born in Sea Cliff, NY.
  • 1986 –  The #1 movie was, “Out of Africa,” starring Robert Redford and Meryl Streep.
  • 1990 –  The #1 movie was, “Born on the Fourth of July,” starring Tom CruSeaworld-Orlando-Shamu-1530ise.
  • 1994 – The song, “On Bended Knee,” by Boyz II Men was the #1 song on the Hot 100 Billboard.
  • 2001 – The US Congress certifies George W. Bush winner of 2000 presidential election.
  • 2003 – The song, “Hey Ya!. ” by  OutKast was the #1 song on the Hot 100 Billboard.
  • 2017 – Tilikum, nicknamed, “Tilly,” who was featured in CNN Films’ 2013 documentary Blackfish, dies in captivity at SeaWorld from a bacterial infection.

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