Update 1/9: Here is another event that occurred on Epiphany date of 1/6/15 which in some parts of the world was Tuesday 1/5/15--day 55.
ROME — In his first-ever video declaring his “prayer intentions,” the Roman Catholic leader Jorge Bergoglio, also known as Pope Francis, called for dialogue and collaboration among those of the various world religions on Tuesday, asserting that they are simply “seeking or meeting God in different ways.”
Here are some interesting sync for this week.
1/11/16 in Gregorian is 11/1/5776 in Hebrew calendar. (HT Matt)
Also 11.3 and 11.5 on economist cover could be 11/3 and 11/5 in Jewish calendar which would be 1/13 and 1/15 in the Gregorian calendar.