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6th of January 1066 EVENT Harold Godwinson is crowned King of England.
6th of January 1205 EVENT Philip of Swabia becomes King of the Romans.
6th of January 1449 EVENT Constantine XI is crowned Byzantine-Roman Emperor at Mistra.
6th of January 1540 EVENT King Henry VIII of England marries Anne of Cleves.
6th of January 1579 EVENT The Union of Atrecht is signed.
6th of January 1661 EVENT English Restoration: The Fifth Monarchists unsuccessfully attempt to seize control of London.
6th of January 1690 EVENT Joseph, son of Emperor Leopold I, becomes King of the Romans.
6th of January 1721 EVENT The Committee of Inquiry on the South Sea Bubble publishes its findings.
6th of January 1780 EVENT An earthquake hits Tabriz ,a major city of Iran, with the magnitude of 7.7 killing about 80,000 people and causing several damages.
6th of January 1781 EVENT In the Battle of Jersey, the British defeat the last attempt by France to invade Jersey.
6th of January 1838 EVENT Samuel Morse first successfully tests the electrical telegraph.
6th of January 1839 EVENT The most damaging storm in 300 years sweeps across Ireland, damaging or destroying more than 20% of the houses in Dublin.
6th of January 1853 EVENT President-elect of the United States Franklin Pierce and his family are involved in a train wreck near Andover, Massachusetts.
6th of January 1870 EVENT The inauguration of the Musikverein in Vienna.
6th of January 1893 EVENT The Washington National Cathedral is chartered by Congress. The charter is signed by President Benjamin Harrison.
6th of January 1900 EVENT Second Boer War: Having already sieged the fortress at Ladysmith, Boer forces attack it, but are driven back by British defenders.
6th of January 1907 EVENT Maria Montessori opens her first school and daycare center for working class children in Rome.
6th of January 1910 EVENT The Great White Fleet passes through the Suez Canal, the largest group of ships to pass through up to that time.
6th of January 1912 EVENT New Mexico is admitted as the 47th U.S. state.
6th of January 1921 EVENT Formation of the Iraqi Army.
6th of January 1929 EVENT King Alexander of the Serbs, Croats and Slovenes suspends his country's constitution (the January 6th Dictatorship).
6th of January 1929 EVENT Mother Teresa arrives in Calcutta to begin her work among India's poorest and sick people.
6th of January 1930 EVENT The first diesel-engined automobile trip is completed, from Indianapolis, Indiana, to New York City.
6th of January 1931 EVENT Thomas Edison submits his last patent application.
6th of January 1941 EVENT President Franklin Delano Roosevelt delivers his Four Freedoms Speech in the State of the Union Address.
6th of January 1942 EVENT Pan American Airlines becomes the first commercial airline to schedule a flight around the world.
6th of January 1950 EVENT The United Kingdom recognizes the People's Republic of China. The Republic of China severs diplomatic relations with the UK in response.
6th of January 1953 EVENT The first Asian Socialist Conference opens in Rangoon, Burma.
6th of January 1960 EVENT National Airlines Flight 2511 is destroyed in mid-air by a bomb, while en route from New York City to Miami.
6th of January 1967 EVENT Vietnam War: United States Marine Corps and ARVN troops launch "Operation Deckhouse Five" in the Mekong River delta.
6th of January 1974 EVENT In response to the 1973 energy crisis, daylight saving time commences nearly four months early in the United States.
6th of January 1978 EVENT The Crown of St. Stephen (also known as the Holy Crown of Hungary) is returned to Hungary from the United States, where it was held after World War II.
6th of January 1994 EVENT Nancy Kerrigan is clubbed on the knee at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Detroit.
6th of January 1995 EVENT A chemical fire in an apartment complex in Manila, Philippines, leads to the discovery of plans for Project Bojinka, a mass-terrorist attack.
6th of January 2005 EVENT American Civil Rights Movement: Edgar Ray Killen is arrested as a suspect in the 1964 murders of three civil rights workers.
6th of January 2010 EVENT The Ady Gil, a ship owned by Sea Shepherd, is sunk during a skirmish with the Japanese Whaling Fleet's Shonan Maru.
6th of January 1367 BIRTHDAY King Richard II of England (d. 1400)
6th of January 1412 BIRTHDAY Joan of Arc, French military figure and Roman Catholic Saint (legendary date) (d. 1431)
6th of January 1486 BIRTHDAY Martin Agricola, German composer (d. 1556)
6th of January 1488 BIRTHDAY Helius Eobanus Hessus, German poet (d. 1540)
6th of January 1525 BIRTHDAY Caspar Peucer, German reformer (d. 1602)
6th of January 1561 BIRTHDAY Thomas Fincke, Danish mathematician (d. 1656)
6th of January 1580 BIRTHDAY (baptised) John Smith of Jamestown (d. 1631)
6th of January 1587 BIRTHDAY Gaspar de Guzman, Count-Duke of Olivares, Spanish statesman (d. 1645)
6th of January 1595 BIRTHDAY Claude Favre de Vaugelas, French man of letters (d. 1650)
6th of January 1617 BIRTHDAY Kristoffer Gabel, Danish statesman (d. 1673)
6th of January 1655 BIRTHDAY Empress Eleonore-Magdalena of Neuburg of the Holy Roman Empire (d. 1720)
6th of January 1655 BIRTHDAY Jakob Bernoulli, Swiss mathematician (d. 1705)
6th of January 1673 BIRTHDAY James Brydges, 1st Duke of Chandos, English noble (d. 1744)
6th of January 1714 BIRTHDAY Percivall Pott, English physician (d. 1788)
6th of January 1745 BIRTHDAY Etienne Montgolfier, French inventor (d. 1799)
6th of January 1793 BIRTHDAY James Madison Porter, American politician (d. 1862)
6th of January 1795 BIRTHDAY Anselme Payen, French chemist (d. 1871)
6th of January 1799 BIRTHDAY Jedediah Strong Smith, American hunter and explorer (d. 1831)
6th of January 1803 BIRTHDAY Henri Herz, Austrian pianist, composer (d. 1888)
6th of January 1807 BIRTHDAY Jozef Maximilian Petzval, Slovak inventor (d. 1891)
6th of January 1808 BIRTHDAY Joseph Pitty Couthouy, American naval officer (d. 1864)
6th of January 1811 BIRTHDAY Charles Sumner, American politician (d. 1874)
6th of January 1812 BIRTHDAY Melchora Aquino, Filipino revolutionary figure (d. 1919)
6th of January 1819 BIRTHDAY Baldassare Verazzi, Italian painter (d. 1886)
6th of January 1822 BIRTHDAY Heinrich Schliemann, German archaeologist (d. 1890)
6th of January 1832 BIRTHDAY Gustave Dore, French painter and sculptor (d. 1883)
6th of January 1836 BIRTHDAY Ludwig Schuler, German politician (d. 1930)
6th of January 1838 BIRTHDAY Max Bruch, German composer (d. 1920)
6th of January 1848 BIRTHDAY Hristo Botev, Bulgarian poet and revolutionary (d. 1876)
6th of January 1850 BIRTHDAY Franz Xaver Scharwenka, Polish-German pianist and composer (d. 1924)
6th of January 1856 BIRTHDAY Giuseppe Martucci, Italian composer (d. 1909)
6th of January 1857 BIRTHDAY Hugh Mahon, Irish-born Australian politician (d. 1931)
6th of January 1857 BIRTHDAY William E. Russell, American politician and 37th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1896)
6th of January 1859 BIRTHDAY Samuel Alexander, Australian-born British philosopher (d. 1938)
6th of January 1861 BIRTHDAY George Lloyd (bishop of Saskatchewan), Anglican bishop and theologian (d. 1940)
6th of January 1868 BIRTHDAY Vittorio Monti, Italian composer (Csardas) (d. 1922)
6th of January 1870 BIRTHDAY Gustav Bauer, Chancellor of Germany (d. 1944)
6th of January 1872 BIRTHDAY Alexander Scriabin, Russian composer (d. 1915)
6th of January 1874 BIRTHDAY Fred Niblo, American film actor, director, producer (d. 1948)
6th of January 1878 BIRTHDAY Dame Adeline Genee, Danish-born British ballerina (d. 1970)
6th of January 1878 BIRTHDAY Carl Sandburg, American poet and historian (d. 1967)
6th of January 1880 BIRTHDAY Tom Mix, American actor (d. 1940)
6th of January 1882 BIRTHDAY Sam Rayburn, American politician, Member of the United States House of Representatives from Texas and 48th, 50th & 52nd Speaker of the United States House of Representatives (d. 1961)
6th of January 1882 BIRTHDAY Fan S. Noli, Albanian bishop (d. 1965)
6th of January 1882 BIRTHDAY Aleksandra Ekster, Russian painter (d. 1949)
6th of January 1883 BIRTHDAY Khalil Gibran, Lebanese writer (d. 1931)
6th of January 1896 BIRTHDAY Peter Veres, Hungarian writer and politician (d. 1970)
6th of January 1898 BIRTHDAY Charles E. Pont, American artist (d. 1971)
6th of January 1898 BIRTHDAY James Fitzmaurice, Irish aviation pioneer (d. 1965)
6th of January 1899 BIRTHDAY Phyllis Haver, American actress (d. 1960)
6th of January 1899 BIRTHDAY Heinrich Nordhoff, German automobile engineer (d. 1968)
6th of January 1900 BIRTHDAY Kathryn Hulme, American novelist (d. 1981)
6th of January 1902 BIRTHDAY Helmut Poppendick, German physician (d. 1994)
6th of January 1903 BIRTHDAY Francis L. Sullivan, English actor (d. 1956)
6th of January 1903 BIRTHDAY Maurice Abravanel, Greek-born conductor (d. 1993)
6th of January 1905 BIRTHDAY Idris Davies, Welsh poet (d. 1953)
6th of January 1907 BIRTHDAY David Fleay, Australian naturalist (d. 1993)
6th of January 1908 BIRTHDAY Menachem Avidom, Austro-Hungarian born Israeli composer (d. 1995)
6th of January 1910 BIRTHDAY Wright Morris, American writer (d. 1998)
6th of January 1910 BIRTHDAY G. N. Balasubramaniam, Indian Carnatic musician (d. 1960)
6th of January 1912 BIRTHDAY Danny Thomas, American actor (d. 1991)
6th of January 1913 BIRTHDAY Edward Gierek, Polish politician (d. 2001)
6th of January 1913 BIRTHDAY Loretta Young, American actress (d. 2000)
6th of January 1914 BIRTHDAY Godfrey Edward Arnold, Austrian-born American otolaryngologist (d. 1989)
6th of January 1915 BIRTHDAY Alan Watts, English writer/philosopher (d. 1973)
6th of January 1915 BIRTHDAY John C. Lilly, American psychoanalyst (d. 2001)
6th of January 1915 BIRTHDAY Don Edwards, American politician
6th of January 1916 BIRTHDAY Vincent Serventy, Australian writer and conservationist (d. 2007)
6th of January 1916 BIRTHDAY Eugene T. Maleska, American crossword puzzle creator and editor (d. 1993)
6th of January 1917 BIRTHDAY Koo Chen-fu, Chinese negotiator (d. 2005)
6th of January 1920 BIRTHDAY Early Wynn, American baseball player (d. 1999)
6th of January 1920 BIRTHDAY John Maynard Smith, English biologist (d. 2004)
6th of January 1920 BIRTHDAY Doris Stokes, British psychic medium (d. 1987)
6th of January 1920 BIRTHDAY Sun Myung Moon, Korean evangelist
6th of January 1921 BIRTHDAY Cary Middlecoff, American golfer (d. 1998)
6th of January 1923 BIRTHDAY Norman Kirk, New Zealander politician (d. 1974)
6th of January 1923 BIRTHDAY Jacobo Timerman, Argentine writer (d. 1999)
6th of January 1924 BIRTHDAY Earl Scruggs, American musician
6th of January 1925 BIRTHDAY John DeLorean, American auto maker (d. 2005)
6th of January 1926 BIRTHDAY Pat Flaherty, American racecar driver (d. 2002)
6th of January 1926 BIRTHDAY Mickey Hargitay, Hungarian-born American actor and bodybuilder (d. 2006)
6th of January 1926 BIRTHDAY Kid Gavilan, Cuban boxer (d. 2003)
6th of January 1926 BIRTHDAY Ralph Branca, American baseball player
6th of January 1928 BIRTHDAY George H. Ross, American businessman
6th of January 1929 BIRTHDAY Babrak Karmal, Afghani politician (d. 1996)
6th of January 1929 BIRTHDAY Anne Rogers Clark, American dog breeder and trainer (d. 2006)
6th of January 1930 BIRTHDAY Vic Tayback, American actor (d. 1990)
6th of January 1931 BIRTHDAY E. L. Doctorow, American author
6th of January 1931 BIRTHDAY Dickie Moore, Canadian ice hockey player
6th of January 1931 BIRTHDAY Juan Goytisolo, Spanish poet, essayist, and novelist
6th of January 1931 BIRTHDAY Capucine, French actress (d. 1990)
6th of January 1932 BIRTHDAY Stuart A. Rice, American chemist
6th of January 1933 BIRTHDAY Oleg Makarov, Soviet cosmonaut (d. 2003)
6th of January 1933 BIRTHDAY Emil Steinberger, Swiss comedian
6th of January 1934 BIRTHDAY Sylvia Sims, English actress
6th of January 1934 BIRTHDAY John Wieners, American lyric poet (d. 2002)
6th of January 1934 BIRTHDAY Harry M. Miller, Australian entrepreneur
6th of January 1935 BIRTHDAY Tsaritsa Margarita Gomez-Acebo y Cejuela of Bulgaria
6th of January 1935 BIRTHDAY Nino Tempo, American singer and actor
6th of January 1936 BIRTHDAY Ruben Amaro, Sr., Mexican baseball player
6th of January 1936 BIRTHDAY Darlene Hard, American tennis player
6th of January 1936 BIRTHDAY Julio Maria Sanguinetti Coirolo, President of Uruguay
6th of January 1937 BIRTHDAY Doris Troy, American singer (d. 2004)
6th of January 1937 BIRTHDAY Paolo Conte, Italian singer
6th of January 1937 BIRTHDAY Lou Holtz, American football coach
6th of January 1938 BIRTHDAY Adriano Celentano, Italian singer and actor
6th of January 1938 BIRTHDAY Mario Rodriguez Cobos, Argentine writer and spiritual leader
6th of January 1938 BIRTHDAY Adrienne Clarke, Australian botanist and politician
6th of January 1939 BIRTHDAY Murray Rose, Australian swimmer
6th of January 1940 BIRTHDAY Penny Lernoux, American journalist (d. 1989)
6th of January 1940 BIRTHDAY Van McCoy, American musician (d. 1979)
6th of January 1943 BIRTHDAY Hak Ja Han, Korean church leader
6th of January 1943 BIRTHDAY Terry Venables, English football manager
6th of January 1944 BIRTHDAY Bonnie Franklin, American actress
6th of January 1944 BIRTHDAY Rolf M. Zinkernagel, Swiss immunologist, Nobel laureate
6th of January 1945 BIRTHDAY Allen Appel, American novelist
6th of January 1946 BIRTHDAY Syd Barrett, English guitarist, singer and songwriter Pink Floyd (d. 2006)
6th of January 1947 BIRTHDAY Sandy Denny, English singer and songwriter (d. 1978)
6th of January 1947 BIRTHDAY Ian Millar, Canadian equestrian
6th of January 1948 BIRTHDAY Guy Gardner, American astronaut
6th of January 1950 BIRTHDAY Louis Freeh, American jurist, and 10th Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation
6th of January 1951 BIRTHDAY Don Gullett, American baseball player
6th of January 1951 BIRTHDAY Kim Wilson, American musician (The Fabulous Thunderbirds)
6th of January 1952 BIRTHDAY Frank Sivero, Italian-born American actor
6th of January 1952 BIRTHDAY Moondog Spot, American professional wrestler (d. 2003)
6th of January 1953 BIRTHDAY Malcolm Young, Scottish-born Australian guitarist (AC/DC)
6th of January 1954 BIRTHDAY Hans Robert Hiegel, German architect
6th of January 1954 BIRTHDAY Anthony Minghella, British film director (d. 2008)
6th of January 1954 BIRTHDAY Yuji Horii, Japanese video game designer
6th of January 1954 BIRTHDAY Karen Moras, Australian swimmer
6th of January 1954 BIRTHDAY Trudie Styler, English actress
6th of January 1955 BIRTHDAY Rowan Atkinson, English comedian and actor
6th of January 1955 BIRTHDAY Richard Corbett, British politician
6th of January 1956 BIRTHDAY Angus Deayton, English comedian, actor and television presenter
6th of January 1957 BIRTHDAY Nancy Lopez, American golfer
6th of January 1957 BIRTHDAY C. Michael Foale, American astronaut
6th of January 1958 BIRTHDAY Scott Bryce, American actor
6th of January 1958 BIRTHDAY Themos Anastasiadis, Greek journalist and newspaper editor
6th of January 1959 BIRTHDAY Kathy Sledge, American singer
6th of January 1959 BIRTHDAY Kapil Dev, Indian cricketer
6th of January 1960 BIRTHDAY Paul Azinger, American golfer
6th of January 1960 BIRTHDAY Kari Jalonen, Finnish ice hockey player
6th of January 1960 BIRTHDAY Nigella Lawson, English chef and writer
6th of January 1960 BIRTHDAY Howie Long, American football player and analyst
6th of January 1960 BIRTHDAY Andrea Thompson, American actress
6th of January 1962 BIRTHDAY Michael Houser, American guitarist (Widespread Panic) (d. 2002)
6th of January 1963 BIRTHDAY Tony Halme, Finnish boxer and politician (d. 2010)
6th of January 1964 BIRTHDAY Rafael Vidal, Venezuelan athlete (d. 2005)
6th of January 1964 BIRTHDAY Charles Haley, American football player
6th of January 1964 BIRTHDAY Henry Maske, German boxer
6th of January 1964 BIRTHDAY Jacqueline Moore, American wrestler
6th of January 1964 BIRTHDAY Mark O'Toole, English bass guitarist (Frankie Goes to Hollywood)
6th of January 1964 BIRTHDAY Denise Borino, American actress (d. 2010)
6th of January 1964 BIRTHDAY Yuri, Mexican actress and singer
6th of January 1965 BIRTHDAY Konnan, Cuban-born professional wrestler
6th of January 1965 BIRTHDAY Bj?rn Lomborg, Danish political scientist and public policy activist
6th of January 1965 BIRTHDAY Muhammed al-Ahari, American Muslim writer
6th of January 1966 BIRTHDAY Fernando Carrillo, Venezuelan actor
6th of January 1966 BIRTHDAY A. R. Rahman, Indian composer
6th of January 1966 BIRTHDAY Sharon Cuneta, Filipina singer and actress
6th of January 1968 BIRTHDAY John Singleton, American film director
6th of January 1969 BIRTHDAY Norman Reedus, American model and actor
6th of January 1970 BIRTHDAY Jose Carabali, Venezuelan track and field athlete
6th of January 1970 BIRTHDAY Gabrielle Reece, American volleyball player
6th of January 1970 BIRTHDAY Julie Chen, American television presenter
6th of January 1971 BIRTHDAY Gary Wiseman, American punk-rock drummer
6th of January 1971 BIRTHDAY Irwin Thomas, Australian singer (Southern Sons)
6th of January 1972 BIRTHDAY Nek, Italian singer
6th of January 1973 BIRTHDAY Vasso Karantasiou, Greek beach volleyball player
6th of January 1973 BIRTHDAY Scott Ferguson, Canadian ice hockey player
6th of January 1974 BIRTHDAY Daniel Cordone, Argentine footballer
6th of January 1974 BIRTHDAY Paul Grant, American basketball player
6th of January 1975 BIRTHDAY Nicole DeHuff, American actress (d. 2005)
6th of January 1975 BIRTHDAY Nick Clarke, Pro Bull Rider
6th of January 1975 BIRTHDAY James Farrior, American football player
6th of January 1975 BIRTHDAY Yukana, Japanese seiyu
6th of January 1975 BIRTHDAY Jason King, English radio DJ (Radio 1)
6th of January 1976 BIRTHDAY Danny Pintauro, American actor
6th of January 1976 BIRTHDAY Lu Yi, Chinese actor
6th of January 1976 BIRTHDAY Richard Zednik, Slovak ice hockey player
6th of January 1976 BIRTHDAY Johnny Yong Bosch, American actor, and musician
6th of January 1976 BIRTHDAY Daniel Tynell, Swedish cross-country skier
6th of January 1977 BIRTHDAY Marc Johnson, American skateboarder
6th of January 1978 BIRTHDAY Bubba Franks, American football player
6th of January 1978 BIRTHDAY Nikki Einfeld, Canadian opera singer
6th of January 1978 BIRTHDAY Casey Fossum, American baseball player
6th of January 1978 BIRTHDAY Tara Spencer-Nairn, Canadian actress
6th of January 1980 BIRTHDAY Steed Malbranque, French footballer
6th of January 1981 BIRTHDAY Rinko Kikuchi, Japanese actress
6th of January 1981 BIRTHDAY Mike Jones, American rapper
6th of January 1981 BIRTHDAY Asante Samuel, American football player
6th of January 1981 BIRTHDAY Jeremie Renier, Belgian actor
6th of January 1982 BIRTHDAY Gilbert Arenas, American basketball player
6th of January 1982 BIRTHDAY Tiffany Pollard, American reality television personality
6th of January 1982 BIRTHDAY Brian Bass, American baseball player
6th of January 1983 BIRTHDAY Mithra Jin, South-Korean hip hop musician
6th of January 1983 BIRTHDAY Adam Burish, American ice hockey player
6th of January 1984 BIRTHDAY Sean O'Brien, Australian windsurfer
6th of January 1986 BIRTHDAY Irina Shayk, Russian-born model, 2011 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue cover model
6th of January 1986 BIRTHDAY Benjamin Simm, German rugby player
6th of January 1986 BIRTHDAY Mike Teel, American football player
6th of January 1986 BIRTHDAY Paul McShane, Irish footballer
6th of January 1986 BIRTHDAY Alex Turner, English musician (Arctic Monkeys)
6th of January 1986 BIRTHDAY Petter Northug, Norwegian skier
6th of January 1987 BIRTHDAY Zhang Lin, Chinese swimmer
6th of January 1989 BIRTHDAY Andrew Carroll, English footballer
6th of January 0664 DEATH Amr ibn al-A'as, Arab general (Born c.583)
6th of January 1088 DEATH Berengar of Tours, French theologian (Born c.999)
6th of January 1275 DEATH St. Raymond of Penafort (Born c.1175)
6th of January 1448 DEATH Christopher of Bavaria, King of Denmark, Norway, and Sweden (Born 1418)
6th of January 1481 DEATH Akhmat Khan, Khan of the Golden Horde
6th of January 1537 DEATH Baldassare Peruzzi, Italian architect and painter (Born 1481)
6th of January 1537 DEATH Alessandro de' Medici, Duke of Florence (Born 1510)
6th of January 1592 DEATH Johann Casimir of Simmern, Elector Palatine (Born 1543)
6th of January 1616 DEATH Philip Henslowe, English theatrical entrepreneur (Born c.1550)
6th of January 1646 DEATH Elias Holl, German Architect (Born 1573)
6th of January 1689 DEATH Seth Ward, English mathematician and astronomer (Born 1617)
6th of January 1693 DEATH Mehmed IV, ex-Ottoman Sultan (Born 1642)
6th of January 1711 DEATH Philipp van Almonde, Dutch admiral (Born 1646)
6th of January 1718 DEATH Giovanni Vincenzo Gravina, Italian writer and jurist (Born 1664)
6th of January 1718 DEATH Richard Hoare, English goldsmith and banker (Born 1648)
6th of January 1725 DEATH Chikamatsu Monzaemon, Japanese dramatist (Born 1653)
6th of January 1731 DEATH Etienne Francois Geoffroy, French chemist (Born 1672)
6th of January 1734 DEATH John Dennis, English dramatist (Born 1657)
6th of January 1813 DEATH Louis Baraguey d'Hilliers, French general (Born 1764)
6th of January 1829 DEATH Josef Dobrovsky, Czech philologist (Born 1753)
6th of January 1831 DEATH Rodolphe Kreutzer, French violinist, composer and conductor (Born 1766)
6th of January 1840 DEATH Fanny Burney, English novelist and diarist (Born 1752)
6th of January 1847 DEATH Tyagaraja, Carnatic Classic Music Composer,Indian(Born 1767)
6th of January 1852 DEATH Louis Braille, French teacher of the blind and inventor of braille (Born 1809)
6th of January 1855 DEATH Giacomo Beltrami, Italian explorer (Born 1779)
6th of January 1872 DEATH James "Big Jim" Fisk, American entrepreneur (Born 1834)
6th of January 1882 DEATH Richard Henry Dana, Jr., U.S. author (Two Years Before the Mast) (Born 1815)
6th of January 1884 DEATH Gregor Johann Mendel, Austrian geneticist (Born 1822)
6th of January 1885 DEATH Peter Christen Asbj?rnsen, Norwegian writer and scientist (Born 1812)
6th of January 1896 DEATH Thomas W. Knox, American writer and journalist (Born 1835)
6th of January 1913 DEATH Frederick Hitch, English Victoria Cross Winner (Born 1856)
6th of January 1918 DEATH Georg Cantor, German mathematician (Born 1845)
6th of January 1919 DEATH Theodore Roosevelt, 26th President of the United States (Born 1858)
6th of January 1919 DEATH Max Heindel, Danish astrologer and mystic (Born 1865)
6th of January 1922 DEATH Jakob Rosanes, German mathematician (Born 1842)
6th of January 1928 DEATH Alvin Kraenzlein, American athlete (Born 1876)
6th of January 1933 DEATH Vladimir de Pachmann, Russian-German pianist (Born 1848)
6th of January 1934 DEATH Herbert Chapman , English football player and manager (Born 1878)
6th of January 1937 DEATH Andre Besette, Canadian religious figure (Born 1845)
6th of January 1941 DEATH Charley O'Leary, American baseball player (Born 1882)
6th of January 1942 DEATH Henri de Baillet-Latour, Belgian International Olympic Committee president (Born 1876)
6th of January 1942 DEATH Emma Calve, French soprano (Born 1858)
6th of January 1944 DEATH Ida Tarbell, American journalist (Born 1857)
6th of January 1945 DEATH Edith Frank, mother of Anne Frank (Born 1900)
6th of January 1945 DEATH Vladimir Vernadsky, Russian mineralogist (Born 1863)
6th of January 1949 DEATH Victor Fleming, American director (Born 1883)
6th of January 1966 DEATH Jean Lurcat, French painter and tapestry designer (Born 1892)
6th of January 1972 DEATH Chen Yi, Chinese military commander and politician (Born 1901)
6th of January 1974 DEATH David Alfaro Siqueiros, Mexican painter (Born 1896)
6th of January 1978 DEATH Burt Munro, New Zealand motorcycle racer (Born 1899)
6th of January 1981 DEATH A. J. Cronin, Scottish writer (Born 1896)
6th of January 1984 DEATH Ernest Laszlo, Hungarian-U.S. cinematographer (Born 1898)
6th of January 1990 DEATH Pavel Alekseyevich Cerenkov, Russian physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (Born 1904)
6th of January 1990 DEATH Ian Charleson, Scottish actor (Born 1949)
6th of January 1993 DEATH Dizzy Gillespie, acclaimed jazz trumpet player (Born 1917)
6th of January 1993 DEATH Richard Mortensen, Danish painter (Born 1910)
6th of January 1993 DEATH Rudolf Nureyev, Russian ballet dancer (Born 1938)
6th of January 1994 DEATH Virginia Dell Cassidy, Bill Clinton's mother (Born 1923)
6th of January 1995 DEATH Joe Slovo, South African politician (Born 1926)
6th of January 1997 DEATH Catherine Scorsese, Italian-American actress (Born 1912)
6th of January 1999 DEATH Michel Petrucciani, French jazz pianist (Born 1962)
6th of January 2000 DEATH Don Martin, American cartoonist (Born 1931)
6th of January 2003 DEATH Hirini Melbourne, New Zealand musician and composer (Born 1949)
6th of January 2004 DEATH Charles Dumas, American athlete (Born 1937)
6th of January 2004 DEATH Francesco Scavullo, American photographer (Born 1921)
6th of January 2004 DEATH Pierre Charles, Prime Minister of Dominica (Born 1954)
6th of January 2005 DEATH Louis Robichaud, Premier of New Brunswick (Born 1925)
6th of January 2005 DEATH Lois Hole, Lt. Governor of Alberta (Born 1933)
6th of January 2006 DEATH Lou Rawls, American singer (Born 1933)
6th of January 2006 DEATH Hugh Thompson, Jr., decorated Vietnam War helicopter pilot (Born 1943)
6th of January 2007 DEATH Roberta Wohlstetter, military historian and strategist (Born 1912)
6th of January 2007 DEATH Mario Danelo, American football player (Born 1985)
6th of January 2007 DEATH Sneaky Pete Kleinow, American musician and special-effects artist (Born 1934)
6th of January 2009 DEATH John Scott Martin, English actor (Born 1926)
6th of January 2009 DEATH Ron Asheton, American guitarist (The Stooges) (Born 1948)
6th of January 2011 DEATH Uche Okafor, Nigerian footballer (Born 1967)

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