On This Day in History - January 6

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What Happened On This Day In History - January 6

1663 January 6

1663-01-06

Great earthquake in New England

1690 January 6

1690-01-06

Emperor Leopold\\\'s son Jozef chosen Roman Catholic king

1839 January 6

1839-01-06

2 day storm off Irish & English coast immortalized as "Big Wind"

1861 January 6

1861-01-06

1st hostile act of Civil War; Star of West fired on, Sumter, SC

1898 January 6

1898-01-06

1st telephone message from a submerged submarine,by Simon Lake

1930 January 6

1930-01-06

1st diesel engine automobile trip (in a Packard sedan) completed

1980 January 6

1980-01-06

Indira Gandhi's Congress Party wins elections in India

1987 January 6

1987-01-06

Astronomers at University of California see 1st sight of birth of a galaxy