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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump
46th US President, Vice President and Senator Joe Biden
46th US President, Vice President and Senator
Joe Biden
48th Vice President of the United States Mike Pence
48th Vice President of the United States
Mike Pence

Famous Deaths

  • 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? 21 days
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Capricorn