Tuesday, January 6, 2015

6th January date

6th January in History:
1912 – New Mexico is admitted to the Union as the 47th U.S. state.
1912 – German geophysicist Alfred Wegener first presents his theory of continental drift.
1929 – Mother Teresa arrives in Calcutta, India to begin her work among India's poorest and sick people.
1930 – The first diesel-engined automobile trip is completed, from Indianapolis, Indiana, to New York, New York.
1931 – Thomas Edison submits his last patent application.
1947 – Pan American Airlines becomes the first commercial airline to schedule a flight around the world.
1993 – Indian Border Security Force units kill 55 Kashmiri civilians in Sopore, Jammu and Kashmir, in revenge after militants ambushed a BSF patrol.
1994 – Nancy Kerrigan is clubbed on the knee at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Detroit, Michigan.
2015 - Team India Cricket for World Cup 2015 declared.
2015 - One of the biggest drop in S&P BSE Sensex index by -3.07%.

Birthday you are sharing with:
1959 – Kapil Dev, Indian cricketer
1966 – A. R. Rahman, Indian singer-songwriter, producer, and composer (SuperHeavy)
1996 – Kishan Shrikanth, Indian actor

Holidays and observances:
Armed Forces Day (Iraq)
Befana Day (Italy)
Christmas (Armenian Apostolic Church)
Little Christmas (Ireland)
Pathet Lao Day (Laos)
The beginning of the Carnival period, from Epiphany until Shrove Tuesday. (Roman Catholicism)
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