What Happened On 6th January 1978 In History

January 6th (1978) was a Friday. It's the 5th day of the year (6th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 360 days left to the end of the year.

Historical Events for 6th January, 1978

  • » The Holy Crown of Hungary e.g Crown of St. Stephen (also known as the Holy Crown of Hungary) is returned to Hungary from the United States, where it was held after World War II.

Famous Birthdays on January 6 in 1978

  • » Nikki Einfeld, Canadian soprano
  • » Casey Fossum, American baseball player
  • » Bubba Franks, American football player
  • » Tara Spencer-Nairn, Canadian actress

January 6th Famous Deaths for 1978

  • » Burt Munro, New Zealand motorcycle racer (b. 1899)

January 6th Holidays in History

  • » Public holidays in Iraq known as Armed Forces Day (Iraq)
  • » Christian Calendar of saints e.g Feast Day:
  • » AndrĂ© Bessette (Catholic Church called Roman Catholic Church)
  • » January 6 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • » Epiphany (holiday) or Epiphany (Western Christianity) or Theophany (Eastern Christianity), and its related observances:
  • » Befana called Befana Day (Italy)
  • » Christmas Using the Julian calendar e.g Christmas (Armenian Apostolic Church)
  • » Little Christmas (Irish Calendar or Ireland)
  • » Public holidays in Laos known as Pathet Lao Day (Laos)

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World History for the 6th January