Today on the 8♠️ in Capricorn, we find the Planetary Ruling Card by counting to the Saturn card in the Waking Spread which is 3♣️. This reading is about the 8♠️ Birth Card of 1/6, 2/4, and 3/2.
The 8♠️ reserves intention, energy and effort to concentrate, master, and direct action for maximum effect.
The 9♦️ Dreaming Mirror indicates the need to initiate plans and agreements in response to refined necessities and desires.
The 3♠️ Waking Mirror indicates that one follows one’s gut even when results are not immediately forthcoming. One uses tremendous energy, and eventually results arrive.
As Double Sleeping Uranus, the 8♠️ is learning to learn and master every aspect of goals and ideals so one may instruct others of needed changes in methods.
Capricorn 8♠️ can be too secretive and reserved, or one can be forthright and completely disarming with trust and warm compassion. A loving nature is one’s destiny.
Notable Events 1/6 8♠️/3♣️:
Alfred Vail and colleagues demonstrate a telegraph system using dots and dashes (this is the forerunner of Morse code) (1838)
Maria Montessori opens her first school and daycare center for working class children in Rome, Italy (1907)
Mother Teresa arrives by sea in Calcutta, India, to begin her work among India’s poorest and sick people (1929)
American figure skater Nancy Kerrigan is attacked and injured by an assailant hired by her rival Tonya Harding’s ex-husband during the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in which Kerrigan and Harding were taking part (1994)
Protesters storm the United States Capitol Building, disrupting certification of the 2020 presidential election and forcing Congress to evacuate (2021)
Notable Births 1/6 8♠️/3♣️:
Charles Sumner, American lawyer and politician (b 1811)
Carl Sandburg, American poet and historian (b 1878)
Kahlil Gibran, Lebanese American poet, painter, and philosopher (b 1883)
Danny Thomas, American actor, comedian, producer and humanitarian (b 1912)
Loretta Young, American actress (b 1913)
Alan Watts, English-American philosopher and author (b 1915)
Sun Myung Moon, Korean religious leader; founder of the Unification Church (b 1920)
E. L. Doctorow, American novelist, playwright, and short story writer (b 1931)
Kate McKinnon, American actress and comedian (b 1984)
Notable Deaths 1/6 8♠️/3♣️:
Louis Braille, French educator, invented Braille (d 1852)
Gregor Mendel, Czech geneticist and botanist (d 1884)
Theodore Roosevelt, American colonel and politician, 26th President of the United States (d 1919)
Victor Fleming, American director, producer, and cinematographer (d 1949)
Dizzy Gillespie, American singer-songwriter and trumpet player (d 1993)
Rudolf Nureyev, Russian-French dancer and choreographer (d 1993)