Wednesday 6 January 2016
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
The Hateful Eight, directed by Quentin Tarantino, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016
while Laugh-Out-Loud Jokes for Kids by Rob Elliott was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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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)
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