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On this day: January 6

Published: Dec 27 2013 06:07:37 AM EST   Updated On: Jan 06 2014 02:00:00 AM EST

Teddy Roosevelt dies, "Schoolhouse Rock!" premieres, "Wheel of Fortune" debuts, "Frampton Comes Alive!" hits record stores, and Nancy Kerrigan is clubbed on the knee, all on this day.

OTD January 6 - Anne of Cleves
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1540: King Henry VIII of England marries Anne of Cleves. Although Anne was the fourth of Henry's six wives, the marriage was declared never consummated and she was never crowned queen consort. Following an annulment, Anne was given a settlement by Henry and was thereafter referred to as "the King's Beloved Sister."

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