Wednesday 6 January 1943
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
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- Epiphany (National Holiday) in Italy
- Christianity (except Eastern and Oriental Orthodox who follow the Julian Calendar) - Epiphany of the Lord (a.k.a. "Twelfth Day of Christmas" and Three Kings Day in some areas).
- In the Irish Calendar- Little Christmas or Nollaig na mBan (Women's Christmas) and/or Twelfth Day.
- Twelfth Night, or The Lord of Misrule
- Rastafari movement - Celebration of the ceremonial birthday of Haile Selassie
- Ancient Latvia - Zvaigznes Diena observed
- Armenian Christmas (except in the Holy Land where it's on January 18th - old calendar)
- Osvaldo Soriano: Writer.
- Paul James Nunn: Mountaineer.
- Hak Han: South Korean wife of Sun Myung Moon.
- Terry Venables: British soccer player / manager.
- Bob Wade: American artist nicknamed "Daddy-O" because of his slicked back hair, ’51 Ford hot rod and El Paso style.
- Hak Ja Han: Korean church leader
- Luciano Virgilio: Italian theater actor. He was married to Paola Gassman in 1967 and had one daughter with her named Simona. They were divorced in 1973.
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