Celebrating January 6th!

Did you know that there is a lot of History associated with January 6th? Like all other days on the calendar which are associated with a lot of History similarly January 6th is associated with a lot of History. In this post I am opting to share some of the history regarding January 6th with you.

Before continuing however please  allow me to wish everyone who celebrates a Birthday on January 6th a very very Happy Birthday!

 

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January 6th marks is the date marked as the Epiphany -the 12th day of the Christmas. It is a major Christian celebration around the world known as the “Feast Day” and “Three Kings Day”.  It is also the date many opt to take down their Christmas trees and it marks the conclusion of the 12 days of Christmas!

Here is some information that has been provided about the Epiphany: https://www.timeanddate.com/holidays/common/epiphany

In doing some research on it I came across lots of interesting things that happened on January 6th.

Here are two useful links worth checking both of which are from The Associated Press:

https://wtop.com/media-galleries/2018/01/today-in-history-jan-6/slide/1/

Here is also something that may pique the interest of others- those celebrities who were born on January 6th!

Before ending here is one more thing to add to this post. Did you know that Sherlock Holmes was born on January 6th?  Below is a picture I came across.

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To confirm it you can do your own search on Google and you will see for yourself.  You can also do a search on any search engine for that matter.

Thank you for taking the time to read! In closing it is my sincere hope that you found some useful information.

Once again Happy Birthday to all those born on January 6th!

Also to everyone the world over Happy New Year 2018 once again!

 

 

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