January 4th is the fourth day in the Gregorian calendar. On this day, former slave Solomon Northrup — who authored his bestselling memoir “Twelve Years a Slave” — gained his freedom, and the musical “Gypsy” closed on Broadway after 120 performances. Famous birthdays include Sir Isaac Newton, Tina Knowles, Louis Braille. January 4th also marks National Spaghetti Day and National Trivia Day.

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