On This Day

What Happened on January 6, 2021

Historical Events

  • More than 50 pro-democracy activists rounded up and arrested in Hong Kong
  • North Korean leader Kim Jong-un says country's five-year economic plan has failed at opening of a rare meeting of the Workers' Party

Historic Event

Supporters of President Donald Trump storm US Capitol in Washington during congressional certification of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris's win, resulting in five deaths and prompting evacuation of lawmakers and vice-president Mike Pence


Famous Deaths

  • Bobby Few, American jazz pianist and vocalist, dies at 85
  • Satya Paul, Indian fashion designer and entrepreneur who invented the modern sari, dies of a stroke at 79 [1]
2021 Highlights

About January 6, 2021

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 1 year and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Capricorn