GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS TUESDAY, January 06, the 6th day of 2015 with 359 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 7:13 and sunset is @ 4:25. The moon is waning. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, Mercury & Saturn. The evening stars are Mars, Neptune, Uranus & Venus.
ON THIS DAY IN: 1540 – England’s King Henry VIII married his fourth wife, Anne of Cleves — which lasted 6 months.
1759 – George Washington and Martha Dandridge Custis were married.
1838 – Samuel Morse first publicly demonstrated his telegraph, in Morristown, New Jersey.
1912 – New Mexico became the 47th state.
1941 – President Franklin D. Roosevelt delivered his “Four Freedoms” speech outlining four goals: freedom of speech and expression; the freedom of people to worship God in their own way; freedom from want; freedom from fear.
1942 – The Pan American Airways Pacific Clipper arrived in New York after making the first round-the-world trip by a commercial airplane.
1945 – The Battle of the Bulge, or Ardennes offensive, ended.
1946 – Ho Chi Minh won in the Vietnamese elections.
1967 – United States and South Vietnamese forces launched a major offensive in Mekong Delta.
1975 – “Wheel of Fortune” game show premiered on TV.
1987 – Astronomers reported sighting a new galaxy 12 billion light years away.