THIS DAY IN HISTORY
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.