January 6 Holidays

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Famous Birthdays Today

<div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/irina-shayk" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/c0aa508a-3690-4fa1-dcd8-21368b109800/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Irina Shayk" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">Model</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/irina-shayk" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Irina Shayk</h3></a></div></div></div></div><div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/polo-g" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/c34cb462-2226-4031-c7df-70e1e387e200/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Polo G" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">Rapper</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/polo-g" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Polo G</h3></a></div></div></div></div><div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/alex-turner" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/6c7b25b9-08d7-4024-d7c9-7ea961fcbd00/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Alex Turner" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">Rock Singer</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/alex-turner" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Alex Turner</h3></a></div></div></div></div><div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/kate-mckinnon" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/e655a8c3-b1d0-4f28-0bf8-420bfa353f00/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Kate McKinnon" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">Comedian</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/kate-mckinnon" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Kate McKinnon</h3></a></div></div></div></div><div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/ree-drummond" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/46724d21-d736-47b7-3935-7d7b496d4700/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Ree Drummond" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">Chef</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/ree-drummond" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Ree Drummond</h3></a></div></div></div></div>

This Day in History

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1066</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Harold Godwinson becomes King of England</div><div class='timeline-text'>After Edward the Confessor's death, Harold Godwinson is confirmed and crowned King of England.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1492</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Ferdinand and Isabella enter Granada</div><div class='timeline-text'>The Catholic Monarchs Ferdinand and Isabella conclude the Granada War by entering Granada in victory.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1536</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>First Higher Education School in the Americas</div><div class='timeline-text'>Colegio de Santa Cruz de Tlatelolco, the first European institution for higher learning in the Americas, is established in Mexico City.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1809</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Invasion of Cayenne begins</div><div class='timeline-text'>Combined British, Portuguese and colonial Brazilian forces begin their invasion of Cayenne during the Napoleonic Wars.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1847</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Samuel Colt's First Gun Contract</div><div class='timeline-text'>Samuel Colt secures his first contract for selling revolver pistols to the U.S. government.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1863</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Emancipation Proclamation Takes Effect</div><div class='timeline-text'>The Emancipation Proclamation by President Abraham Lincoln comes into effect, declaring enslaved people in Confederate-held territory free.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1907</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Montessori Opens First School</div><div class='timeline-text'>Maria Montessori opens her first school and daycare center for working class children in Rome, Italy.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1912</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div the='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>New Mexico Joins The Union</div><div class='timeline-text'>New Mexico is admitted into the Union, becoming the 47th U.S. state.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1929</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Mother Teresa Arrives in India</div><div class='timeline-text'>Mother Teresa reaches Calcutta, India, to begin her mission amongst the country's sickest and poorest people.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1941</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Roosevelt's Four Freedoms Speech</div><div class='timeline-text'>President Franklin D. Roosevelt promotes the concepts of freedom of speech, freedom of worship, freedom from want, and freedom from fear in his State of the Union address.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1960</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Legal Politics in Iraq</div><div class='timeline-text'>The Associations Law is enacted in Iraq, making it legal to register political parties.</div></div></div>

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