Today’s ephemeris, January 6, 2022: What happened on January 6?

On a day like today, January 6, but in 1944 the Spanish writer Carmen Laforet wins the I Nadal Novel Prize for his work ‘Nada’.

Also on January 6, although in the year 2021 five people die in Washington (United States) after hundreds of supporters of Donald Trump broke into Congress while the election victory for Joe Biden. Voting resumed hours later and confirmed the Democrat as the new president of the United States.

You want to know more? Discover the ephemeris of January 6 and see what happened, who was born and who died on a day like today. Also, do not miss what is celebrated, the horoscope and today’s saints.

What happened on January 6?

1838: Samuel Morse and Alfred Vail, make the first public demonstration of the telegraph.

1912: New Mexico becomes part of the United States as the forty-seventh state.

1929: King Alexander I of Yugoslavia establishes the dictatorship after suspending the Constitution and dissolving the National Assembly.

1967: The Angostura bridge, over the Orinoco, in Venezuela is inaugurated.

1985: Operation Moses ends, bringing 8,000 Jews from Ethiopia to Israel.

1992: The AT&T company introduces the videophone, the first telephone with a video display.

2007: Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas outlaws the Hamas militia.

2008: Arrested in Mondragón (Guipúzcoa) the members of the terrorist gang ETA Igor Portu Jaurarena and Martín Sarasola, identified as two of the alleged perpetrators of the attack on the T-4 at Madrid’s Barajas airport in December 2006.

2009: Israel bombs three schools and a UN clinic in Gaza, causing more than 40 deaths.

2009: The conflict between Russia and Ukraine over the price of gas leaves half of Europe without supply.

2014: Twenty-six states in the north and northeast of the US are affected by a wave of polar cold with the lowest temperatures in more than a century, below minus 30 degrees Celsius. The storm begins to retreat on the 8th and leaves about twenty dead.

2015: Felipe VI presides for the first time the celebration of Military Easter as supreme head of the Armed Forces.

2016: North Korea announces the detonation of a hydrogen nuclear bomb, although experts doubt it.

2018: The Iranian tanker “Sanchi” collides in the East China Sea with a Chinese freighter. The tanker sinks days later with a balance of 32 dead sailors.

2019: At least 40 dead from the collapse of a gold mine in Afghanistan.

Who was born on January 6?

1412: Joan of Arc, French heroine.

1833: Gustavo Doré, French illustrator.

1873: Joaquín Mir, Spanish painter.

1923: Santiago Grisolía, Spanish biochemist.

1928: Alfonso Grosso, Spanish writer.

1936: Antonio López, Spanish painter.

1938: Adriano Celentano, Italian singer.

1942: Rosa María Mateo, Spanish journalist.

1944: Rolf Martin Zinkernagel, Swiss immunopathologist, 1996 Nobel Prize winner in Medicine.

1948: Javier Tejada Palacios, Spanish physicist.

1950: Carmelo Cabrera, Spanish basketball player.

1953: Malcolm Young, Scottish guitarist and songwriter, co-founder of the Australian band AC / DC.

1954: Anthony Minghella, British filmmaker.

1955: Rowan Atkinson, Mr. Bean, British actor.

1967: Fátima Báñez, Spanish politician.

1972: Javier Maroto, Spanish politician.

1977: Héctor de Miguel Martín, Quequé, Spanish comedian.

1981: Rinko Kikuchi, Japanese actress.

1982: Eddie Redmayne, British actor.

1986: Irina Shayk, Russian model.

nineteen ninety six: Miki Nuñez, Miki, Spanish singer.

Who died on January 6?

1884: Gregor Mendel, Augustinian monk and biologist.

1905: José María Gabriel y Galán, Spanish poet.

1919: Theodore Roosevelt, President of the United States.

1974: David Alfaro Siqueiros, Mexican painter.

1980: Nicanor Villalta, Spanish bullfighter.

1993: Rudolf Nureyev, Russian dancer and choreographer.

nineteen ninety five: Agustín (Piru) Gaínza, Spanish soccer player.

2004: Francesco Scavullo, American fashion photographer.

2006: Lou Rawls, American singer.

2011: Gary Mason, British boxer.

2014: Marina Ginestá, French communist militant, icon of the Spanish Civil War for a photograph of a militiawoman in Barcelona.

2015: René de la Nuez, Cuban cartoonist.

2016: Alfredo “Chocolate” Armenteros, Cuban trumpeter.

2017: Joseba Leizaola, Spanish politician.

2018: Peter Preston, British journalist.

2019: Santiago López Castillo, Spanish journalist.

2020: Antonio Mongiello Ricci, Napo, Argentine graphic artist and humorist.

What is celebrated on January 6?

On January 6, the Epiphany of the Lord and it is the Day of Kings.

Horoscope for January 6

All who were born on January 6 have the zodiac sign Sagittarius according to the horoscope.

Santoral of January 6

The January 6 is the saints of San Nicolás de Bari, Santa Asela, San Bonifacio Sibidense, Santa Dativa, Saints Dionisia and companions, San Emiliano doctor, San José Nguyen Duy Khang, Santa Leoncia, San Mayórico, San Obicio, San Polychronius, San Servio and San Tercio.

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Today’s ephemeris, January 6, 2022: What happened on January 6?