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  1. Pregnancy lasts 7 to 8 weeks and ends with 1 to 6 babies (cubs). Most babies are born between January and March. Cubs spend first 8 weeks of their life inside a sett. Young badgers reach sexual maturity at the age of 12 to 18 months.

  2. It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia is releasing a book on January 6, 2015, and is entitled "The Gang Writes a Self-Help Book: The 7 Secrets of Awakening the Highly Effective Four-Hour Giant, Today"

  3. Two Japanese soldiers on the Island of Iwo Jima hid in the massive tunnel complexes for four years without being caught until finally surrendered on 6 January 1949

  4. That, from January 20 to June 6, 2001, a 98-year-old was third in line to the U.S. presidency (Strom Thurmond, by virtue of his position as President pro tempore of the Senate).

  5. The record for “heaviest birth” is held by Giantess Anna Bates, who gave birth to a baby boy weighing 22 pounds and measuring 28 inches in her home in Seville, OH in January 1879. She lost an estimated 6 gallons of fluid when her water broke. Sadly, the baby only lived for 11 hours.

  6. By December 11th, 2013 there had been 2 million units sold. By January 6, 2014, 3 million had sold.

  7. You are not allowed to donate blood to other countried if you lived in the UK for over 6 months between 1 January 1980 and 31 December 1996.

  8. London didn't reach its pre-WW2 population level until January 6, 2015.

  9. Charles Sherwood Stratton was born January 4, 1883, and stopped growing at the age of 6. He went on to become a big circus success under the name "General Tom Thumb."

  10. Robert Gates, 36th President of the Boy Scouts of America since May 22, 2014 was Director of Central Intelligence Agency from November 6, 1991 – January 20, 1993.

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GPS dates use a 10-bit field week number starting from January 6, 1980, accommodating 1,024 weeks (~19.6 years). It rolled over on August 21, 1999. Modernized GPS navigation messages use a 13-bit field, accommodating 8,192 weeks (157 years), thus lasting until 2137.

About Skanderbag (Gjergj Kastrioti ; 6 May 1405 – 17 January 1468), a real-life Albanian legend that fought off the Ottoman Empire for three decades from reaching Europe and being describes as ‘the Defender of Western Civilisation’.

An explosion at a Las Vegas Motel in January of 1967 killing 6 people and injuring 8. All the dead were decapitated and newspaper reports in 1967 were extremely graphic in regard to the description of the crime scene.

The birthday of Jesus was highly debated in 200 C.E to either be on December 25 or January 6. The modern day Armenian church still celebrates on January 6

The Atlanta Braves are the oldest continually operating franchise in MLB. They were established in January of 1871, less than 6 years after the end of the civil war.

Someone in Chicago has been shot every 2.84 hours this year for a total of 2,349 shootings during the period of January 1, 2015 to October 6, 2015, according to crime stats published by the Chicago Tribune.

United Airlines Flight UA890 took off from Shanghai, China on January 1st, 2017 and landed in San Francisco on December 31st, 2016 at 6:34 PM

The first diesel-engine road trip was completed 86 years ago today (6 January)

Aitzan Hasan, a Pakistani schoolboy died while preventing a suicide bomber from entering his school on 6 January 2014, single-handedly saving 2000 students.

Maria Montessori opened the first Casa dei Bambini, or Children's House, on January 6, 1907, enrolling 50 or 60 children between the ages of two or three and six or seven

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Actor Robert Baddeley (1733–1794) bequeathed money to pay for a cake to be delivered to London’s Theatre Royal, Drury Lane every Twelfth Night (January 6). A cake has been delivered almost every year since 1795.

In United States of America a "Joint Session takes place when the House and Senate adopt a concurrent resolution." On 6 January 1941 two Joint Sessions were held: (1) "to count the presidential electoral votes" and (2) "to hear President Franklin Roosevelt deliver his Annual Message to Congress"

January the 30th 2019 is exactly 6 969 days ago from the first day of 21th century, January the first 2000

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January 6 is Womans Little Christmas is a Christmas tradition exclusive to the women of Ireland. TA traditional way to thank wives & mothers of Ireland for their hard work during the Christmas season and for their service of love and devotion to their families. Women do as they wish on this day.

The Four Freedoms were goals articulated by United States President Franklin D. Roosevelt on Monday, January 6, 1941. In an address known as the Four Freedoms speech ), he proposed four fundamental freedoms that people "everywhere in the world ought to enjoy:

In Greece, children born between Christmas and Epiphany (January 6) were considered doomed to become callicantzaros, a kind of half-human, half-demon vampire with talons that lives in the underworld and comes back to Earth to tear its family members to pieces during the Christmas holidays.

Unless you have a permit, it is only legal to set off fireworks on from 6 p.m. on December 31st to 2 a.m. on January 1st in Norway

Charles Sherwood Stratton was born January 4 1883 and stopped growing at the age of 6. He went on to become a big circus act under the name "General Tom Thumb."

The lastest know incident of cannibalism was just on 6 January 2015. A Reuters report revealed that the La Familia Michoacana and the Knights Templar cartels in Mexico, were forcing potential recruits to eat the hearts of their victims as part of an initiation rite.

Because of the 1973 OPEC crisis, the United States started daylight savings time in the middle of winter, January 6, 1974, delaying sunrise until after 8 pm in many parts of the U.S.

The Atlanta Braves are the oldest continuously operating baseball franchise. They were established in January of 1871. A few months less than 6 years from the end of the civil war.

September through December get their names from the roman numbers 7 to 10. They're off by 2 because the original roman calendar was 10 months and had 6/10 months named after numbers. 5&6 were renamed after Julius & Augustus (July & August), and adding January & February shifted everything by 2.

Pheasant Island, a condominium where the Treaty of the Pyrenees was signed in 1659. Since then it belongs to both Spain for 6 months a year until August 1st when it is then turned over to France until January 31st of the following year.