January 6 is the sixth day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. It is preceded by January 5, and succeeded by January 7. Following January 6, there are 359 days in the year (360 in leap years).
Blavatsky's Gem of the Day
"Wise men are light-bringers."
- 1872 – Alexander Scriabin, Russian composer (d. 1915) - born December 25 in Old Style dates
- None listed for this date.
Holidays and observances
- Christmas, birth of Jesus Christ, as celebrated by Armenian Christians. See also January 7 and December 25.