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January 6th, 2005 (January 06 2005)EventMississippi Civil Rights Workers Murders: Edgar Ray Killen is arrested as a suspect for the 1964 murders of three Civil Rights workers.
January 6th, 2004 (January 06 2004)EventJaya Bharata Jananiya Tanujate is declared the official anthem of Karnataka.
January 6th, 2004 (January 06 2004)EventCostas Simitis announces his resignation as president of the Panhellenic Socialist Movement in Greece.
January 6th, 1995 (January 06 1995)EventA chemical fire in an apartment complex in Manila, Philippines, leads to the discovery of plans for Project Bojinka, a mass-terrorist attack.
January 6th, 1980 (January 06 1980)EventThe beginning of the first GPS epoch.
January 6th, 1978 (January 06 1978)EventThe Crown of St. Stephen (also known as the Holy Crown of Hungary) is returned to Hungary from the United States, where it was held after World War II.
January 6th, 1974 (January 06 1974)EventIn response to the 1973 energy crisis, daylight saving time commences nearly four months early in the United States.
January 6th, 1967 (January 06 1967)EventUnited States Marine Corps and ARVN troops launch "Operation Deckhouse Five" in the Mekong River delta.
January 6th, 1950 (January 06 1950)EventThe United Kingdom recognizes the People s Republic of China. The Republic of China severs diplomatic relations with the UK in response.
January 6th, 1942 (January 06 1942)EventPan American Airlines becomes the first commercial airline to schedule a flight around the world.
January 6th, 1941 (January 06 1941)EventPresident Franklin Delano Roosevelt delivers his Four Freedoms Speech in the State of the Union Address.Franklin Delano Roosevelt Quotes
January 6th, 1940 (January 06 1940)EventMass execution of Poles, committed by Germans in the city of Poznan, Warthegau.
January 6th, 1936 (January 06 1936)EventThe Supreme Court of the United States rules that the 1933 Agricultural Adjustment Act was unconstitutional in the case United States v. Butler et al.
January 6th, 1931 (January 06 1931)EventThomas Edison submits his last patent application.
January 6th, 1930 (January 06 1930)EventThe first diesel-engine automobile trip is completed (from Indianapolis, Indiana, to New York City).
January 6th, 1929 (January 06 1929)EventKing Alexander of the Serbs, Croats and Slovenes suspends his country s constitution (the so-called January 6th Dictatorship, Sestojanuarska diktatura).
January 6th, 1929 (January 06 1929)EventMother Teresa arrives in Calcutta to begin a her work amongst India s poorest and diseased people.
January 6th, 1912 (January 06 1912)EventNew Mexico is admitted as the 47th U.S. state.
January 6th, 1907 (January 06 1907)EventMaria Montessori opens her first school and daycare center for working class children in Rome.
January 6th, 1900 (January 06 1900)EventBoers attack Ladysmith, South Africaover 1,000 people killed.Cao Cao Quotes
January 6th, 1893 (January 06 1893)EventThe Washington National Cathedral is chartered by Congress. The charter is signed by President Benjamin Harrison.
January 6th, 1887 (January 06 1887)Event`Abd-allah II of Harar opens the Battle of Chelenqo with an attack on the camp of the Shewan army of Negus Menelik II.
January 6th, 1870 (January 06 1870)EventThe inauguration of the Musikverein (Vienna).
January 6th, 1853 (January 06 1853)EventAmerican President-Elect Franklin Pierce and his family are involved in a train wreck near Andover, Massachusetts.Franklin Pierce Quotes
January 6th, 1838 (January 06 1838)EventSamuel Morse first successfully tests the electrical telegraph.
January 6th, 1781 (January 06 1781)EventIn the Battle of Jersey, the British defeat the last attempt by France to invade Jersey.
January 6th, 1720 (January 06 1720)EventThe Committee of Inquiry on the South Sea Bubble publishes its findings.
January 6th, 1690 (January 06 1690)EventJoseph, son of Emperor Leopold I, becomes King of the Romans.
January 6th, 1661 (January 06 1661)EventThe Fifth Monarchists unsuccessfully attempt to seize control of London.
January 6th, 1649 (January 06 1649)EventThe Rump Parliament votes to put Charles I on trial.
January 6th, 1579 (January 06 1579)EventThe Union of Atrecht is signed.
January 6th, 1540 (January 06 1540)EventKing Henry VIII of England marries Anne of Cleves. Henry VIII of England Quotes
January 6th, 1535 (January 06 1535)EventFrancisco Pizarro founds the city of Lima, Peru.
January 6th, 1494 (January 06 1494)EventThe first Mass in the New World is celebrated at La Isabela, Hispaniola.
January 6th, 1449 (January 06 1449)EventByzantine Emperor Constantine XI is crowned at Mistra.
January 6th, 1205 (January 06 1205)EventPhilip of Swabia becomes King of the Romans.
January 6th, 1066 (January 06 1066)EventHarold Godwinson is crowned King of England.

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