6th January

The events happened on 6th January are :

Today : Epiphany : Celebrated annually this day, Epiphany is a major feast that commemorates, for Western Christians, the coming of the Magi and, for Eastern Orthodox Christians, Jesus' birth, baptism by John, and first miracle.

1950 : Great Britain announced its recognition of the People's Republic of China.

1941 : U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt outlined his Four Freedoms in his State of the Union message to Congress.

1878 : American poet, historian, and folklorist Carl Sandburg, whose Abraham Lincoln: The War Years won the Pulitzer Prize for history in 1940, was born.

1838 : German composer Max Bruch was born in Cologne, Prussia.

1811 : American Civil War statesman Charles Sumner was born in Boston.

1759 : George Washington married Martha Dandridge in Virginia.

1540 : Henry VIII of England married his fourth wife, Anne of Cleves.

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