This was 6th day of the year and 359 days remained in the year.
January 6 in History
Samuel Morse gave the first public demonstration of the telegraph.
New Mexico became the 47th state in the United States.
Former president Theodore Roosevelt died in Oyster Bay, N.Y.
University of California astronomers first witnessed the birth of a galaxy that contained 1 billion stars.
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