THIS DAY IN HISTORY

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To­day is Wed­nes­day, Jan. 6, the sixth day of 2016. There are 360 days left in the year.

IN THE NA­TION

1941: Pres­i­dent Franklin D. Roo­sevelt, in his State of the Union ad­dress, out­lined a goal of “Four Free­doms”: Free­dom of speech and ex­pres­sion; the free­dom of peo­ple to wor­ship God in their own way; free­dom from want; free­dom from fear.

IN THE WORLD

1540: Eng­land’s King Henry VIII mar­ried his fourth wife, Anne of Cleves. (The mar­riage lasted about six months.)

HAPPY BIRTH­DAY TO YOU

Poll­ster Louis Har­ris is 95. Re­tired MLB all-star Ralph Branca is 90. Coun­try mu­si­cian Joey, the CowPolka King (Riders in the Sky) is 67. For­mer FBI di­rec­tor Louis Freeh is 66. Ac­tor-co­me­dian Rowan Atkinson is 61. World Golf Hall of Famer Nancy Lopez is 59. TV chef Nigella Law­son is 56. Movie di­rec­tor John Sin­gle­ton is 48. Ac­tor Ed­die Red­mayne (Film: “The Dan­ish Girl”) is 34.

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