January 6 in Pop Culture History

January 6th is…
Apple Tree Day
Bean Day
Cuddle up on Day
The Day of Shortbread
National Smith Day
Standard Poodle Day
Technology Day
Sherlock Holmes’ Birthday

Happy birthday Sherlock Arthur Conan Doyle was the creator of Sherlock Holmes, the beloved supersleuth. in 1887. He's one of the best-known fictional characters, if not THE most. in Literature in Doyle wrote over 60 stories, as well as countless books, comics and films. in The one-hundred-plus year period since. What’s your favorite Sherlock incarnation?

Although Doyle never explicitly mentioned Holmes’ birthday, January Most Sherlock fans have accepted 6th as canon. Annual celebration of feasting commemorates the day. Lectures, costuming, or other festivities are also included. in New York City is home to many fans, including those from around the world. in their own way… logically.

1540 – King Henry VIII of England married Anne of Cleves.

1838 – Samuel Morse made the 1st public telegraph demonstration in New Jersey

1839 – The Night of the Big Wind swept Ireland, damaging or destroying more than 20% of the houses in Dublin.

1854 – Sherlock Holmes’ Birthday

1912 – New Mexico became the 47th state.

1941 – FDR gave his “4 Freedoms” Speech (speech or worship from fear, need, and/or desire)

1957 – Elvis Presley made his 7th (and final) appearance on Ed Sullivan Show

1973 – #1 Hit January 6, 1973 – January 26, 1973: Carly Simon – You’re So Vain

1973 – ABC’s Schoolhouse Rock Multiplication Rock was the first to debut.

1974 – In response to the 1973 oil crisis, daylight saving time began nearly four months early in United States

1979 – #1 Hit January 6, 1979 – February 9, 1979: Bee Gees – Too Much Heaven

1994 – Olympic Ice skater Nancy Kerrigan was attacked when Tonya Harding’s husband and bodyguard hired Shane Stant to break her legs. Kerrigan finished in Harding was second in 8.

1995 – Houseguest Was released in theaters.

1996 – Blizzard of 1996 on the US east coast