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Wednesday, January 6, 2010

January 6th: History of Events, Birthdays, Deaths

January 6th Events in History

1998 Barry
Switzer resigns as Dallas Cowboy coach
1998 Don Sutton selected to Baseball Hall of Fame
1997 It's a Slippery Slope, closes at Vivian Beaumont Theater New
York City
1996 Record $65.2 million British lottery won by 3 people
1995 Atlanta Hawks' Lenny Wilkens becomes NBA's winningest coach
1994 Government Inspector opens at Lyceum Theater New York City for
37 performances
1994 Dow-Jones hits record 3803.88
1994 Ice skater Nancy Kerrigan is attacked by Tonya Harding's
1994 Yat Weiju swims world record 50m butterfly stroke (26.44)
1994 Zhong Weiju swims world record 25m pool (26.44)
1993 Bill Wyman announces he will leave Rolling Stones
1993 Jean Mueller discovers comet Mueller/1993a
1993 Last day of Test cricket for Greg Matthews
1992 New York Yankees sign free agent Danny Tartabul
1992 Robert Schenkkan's "Kentucky Cycle," premieres in LA
1992 Sachin Tendulkar completes 148* vs. Australia at the SCG
1992 Shane Warne takes 1-150 in his 1st Test innings
1991 Gypsy closes at St. James Theater New York City after 477
1991 Real Life With Jane Pauley premieres on NBC-TV
1991 Jorge Serrano Elias elected president of Guatemala
1991 Qian Hong swims female world record 50m butterfly (27.30 sec)
1990 New York Lotto pays $35 million to one winner
1987 100th U.S. Congress convenes
1987 Astronomers at University of California see 1st sight of birth
of a galaxy
1986 British Defense Secretary Michael Heseltine resigns
1986 Impala Platinum fires 20,000 black mine workers in Johannesburg
1986 Last day in Test cricket for Bob Holland
1986 STS-61-C scrubbed at T-31sec because of liquid oxygen valve
1984 Challenger moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS-41 B
1984 Last day of Test cricket for Chappell, Marsh and Lillee
1981 50th hat trick in Islander history - John Tonelli scored 5 goals
1980 1940's Radio Hour closes at St. James Theater New York City
after 105 performances
1980 Indira Gandhi's Congress Party wins elections in India
1980 Phil Flyers set NHL record of 35 straight games without a defeat
1978 1st postage stamp copyrighted by U.S. (Carl Sandburg stamp)
1978 U.S. hand over St. Stephan crown to Hungary
1977 EMI records drop punk rock group Sex Pistols
1976 China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor PRC
1976 Ted Turner purchases Atlanta Braves for reported $12 million
1975 AM America, premieres on ABC-TV with Bill Beutel as host
1975 Wheel Of Fortune, debuts on NBC-TV
1974 CBS Mystery Theater, premieres on radio
1974 England begins 3 day work week during mine strike
1973 Schoolhouse Rock, premieres on ABC-TV with Multiplication Rock
1972 U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Janet Lynn
1972 U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by Kenneth Shelley
1972 Vladimir Bukovski is exiled from U.S.S.R.
1971 Berkeley chemists announces 1st synthetic growth hormones
1971 Cecil Partee elected president pro tem of Illinois state senate
1969 Supremes release "I'm Livin' In Shame"
1969 WLIW TV channel 21 in Garden City, New York (PBS) begins
1968 Beatles' "Magical Mystery Tour," album goes #1 and
stays #1 for 8 weeks
1968 Dr. N E Shumway performs 1st U.S. adult cardiac transplant
1968 Surveyor 7 (last of series) launched by U.S. for soft-landing on
1967 Milton Berle Show last airs on ABC-TV
1967 KHTV TV channel 39 in Houston, Texas (IND) begins broadcasting
1967 2 homemade buses collided on a mountain road in Terpate,
Philippines plunging off a cliff, killing 84, injuring 140
1965 Geoff Boycott takes 3-47 against South Africa, his best Test
1964 Charlie Finlay announces he wants to move Kansas City A's to
1964 Rolling Stones' 1st tour as headline act (with Ronettes)
1963 Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom with Marlin Perkins begins on NBC
1963 Oliver! opens at Imperial Theater New York City for 774
1958 Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to ee cummings
1958 Gibson patents Flying V Guitar
1958 WIPR TV channel 6 in San Juan, Puerto Rico (PBS) begins
1957 Elvis Presley makes his 7th and final appearance on Ed Sullivan
1957 Yeshiva Kol Ya'ackov opens in Moscow, Russia
1956 KGNS TV channel 8 in Laredo, Texas (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting
1956 Federal court bars former Little League Commissioner Carl Stotz
from forming a rival group
1953 WKBN TV channel 27 in Youngstown, OH (CBS) begins broadcasting
1951 Pardon Our French closes at Broadway Theater New York City after
100 performances
1951 Indianapolis beats Rochester 75-73 in NBA-record 6 overtimes
1950 Happy as Larry opens at Coronet Theater New York City for 3
1950 Britain recognizes Communist government of China
1947 Ray Lindwall smashes 100 vs. England in MCG Test
1946 Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Quemadmodum
1945 Future president George Bush marries Barbara Pierce in Rye NY
1942 1st around world flight, Pan Am "Pacific Clipper"
1942 Bob Feller, enlists in Navy and reports for duty to Norfolk
1941 FDR's "4 Freedoms" speech (speech, worship, from want
and from fear)
1938 Bronze memorial statue of Henry Hudson erected in Bronx
1937 Bradman scores 270 Australia vs. England at the MCG, incl 110
1936 Barbara Hanley became Canada's 1st woman mayor (Webbwood,
1930 1st diesel engine automobile trip (in a Packard sedan) completed
1930 Bradman scores 452* for NSW against Qld, 377 minutes, 49 fours
1929 Alexander I establishes a royal dictatorship in Yugoslavia
1928 Pope Pius XI publishes encyclical Mortalium animos (against
1927 U.S. Marines sent to Nicaragua
1926 Kees Boeke opens 1st comprehensive school in Holland
1925 Paavo Nurmi, sets indoor record, 4:13.6 mile and 14:44.6 5,000m
1924 Poulenc/Nijinska's ballet "Les Biches," premieres in
Monte Carlo
1922 Conference of Cannes concerning German retribution payments
1914 Stock brokerage firm of Merrill Lynch founded
1912 New Mexico becomes 47th state
1907 Maria Montessori opens her 1st (Montessori) school (Rome)
1906 Maurice Ravel's "Miroirs," premieres in Paris
1903 Dutch Press museum opens in Amsterdam
1900 Boers attack at Ladysmith, about 1,000 killed or injured
1900 Maurice Ravel's "Albaradode Gracioso," premieres in
1898 1st telephone message from a submerged submarine, by Simon Lake
1896 1st U.S. women's 6-day bicycle race starts, Madison Square
1896 Cecil Rhodes resigns as premier of Cape colony
1893 Great Northern Railway connects Seattle with east coast
1883 Ontario Rugby Football Union forms
1880 Record snow cover in Seattle-120 cm
1873 Pope Pius IX encyclical "On the Church in Armenia"
1873 U.S. Congress begins investigating Credit Mobilier scandal
1861 Florida troops seize Federal arsenal at Apalachicola
1861 New York City mayor proposes New York become a free city,
trading with N and S
1857 Patent for reducing zinc ore granted to Samuel Wetherill, Penn
1842 4,500 British and Indian troops leave Kabul, massacred before
1839 2 day storm off Irish and English coast immortalized as
"Big Wind"
1838 Samuel Morse made 1st public demonstration of telegraph
1832 New England Anti-Slavery Society organizes (Boston)
1784 Turkey and Russia sign treaty in Constantinople
1781 Battle of Jersey (Island in UK)
1773 Massachusetts slaves petition legislature for freedom
1759 George Washington marries Martha Dandridge Curtis
1745 Bonnie Prince Charlies army draws to Glasgow
1690 Emperor Leopold's son Jozef chosen Roman Catholic king
1681 1st recorded boxing match (Duke of Albemarle's butler vs his
1663 Great earthquake in New England
1639 Virginia is 1st colony to order surplus crops (tobacco)
1622 Pope Gregory XV forms Congregatio the Propagande Fide
1579 Artois/Hainault/Dowaai sign pro-Spanish Union of Arras
1540 King Henry VIII of England married his 4th wife, Anne of Cleves
1535 City of Lima Peru founded by Francisco Pizarro
1497 Jews are expelled from Graz (Syria)
1496 Moorish fortress Alhambra, near Grenada, surrenders to the
1453 Emperor Frederik III becomes archduke of Austria
1352 French king Jean II introduces Order of the Star
1227 Ferrand of Portugal freed from the Louvre
1099 Henry V crowned German king
1066 King Harald of England

January 6th Birthdays in History

1989 Baby
lion-tailed macaques, at Woodland Park Zoo, Seattle
1978 Steve Hartsell, born in Ann Arbor, Michigan, pairs skater, &
Danielle Hartsell
1977 Amy Zappone, born in Wolcott, Connecticut, Miss
America-Connecticut 1996
1977 Stacey Gartrell, born in Sydney, Australia, swimmer 1996
1976 Agnieszka Zielinska, Miss Poland Universe 1997
1976 Danny Pintauro, Milltown, New Jersey, actor, Jonathan-Who's the
1976 Jeremy Linn, U.S., 100m breaststroke, Olympics-silver/gold-96
1976 Richard Zednik, born in Bystrica, Czechoslovakia, NHL forward,
Team Slovakia, Wash
1975 James Farrior, linebacker for the New York Jets
1975 Laura Berg, born in Whittier, California, softball outfielder,
1996 Olympics gold
1974 Juan Roque, tackle, Detroit Lions
1974 Marcus Crandell, CFL quarterback for the Edmonton Eskimos
1974 Paul Grant, NBA center, Minnesota Timberwolves
1973 Sairaj Bahatule, cricketer, promising Bombay leg-spin
1972 Denis Montana, CFL receiver, Montreal Alouettes, Toronto
1972 Shae Marks, born in New Orleans, Louisiana, playmate, May, 1994
1972 Willie Clark, NFL cornerback, San Diego Chargers, Philadelphia
1971 Jed DeVries, NFL tackle for the Cleveland Browns
1971 Mike Wells, NFL defensive end, Detroit Lions
1971 Myron Baker, NFL linebacker for the Chicago Bears
1971 Joey Lauren Adams, American Actress
1970 Daniel Naulty, born in Los Angeles, California, pitcher for the
Minnesota Twins
1970 Gabrielle Reece, Trinidad, volleyball star/model, Extremists
1970 Geert Brusselers, soccer player, NAC
1970 John Gerak, NFL tight end/guide, Minnesota Vikings, St. Louis
1970 Keenan McCardell, NFL wide receiver, Cleveland Browns, Jaguars
1970 Kerrin Petty, Townshend Vt, cross country skier 1994 Olympics
1970 Rene Binken, soccer player, Volendam
1970 Julie Chen, American Journalist
1969 Alvin Morman, born in Rockingham, North Carolina, pitcher for
the Houston Astros
1969 Florence Descampe, born in Brussels, Belgium, LPGA golfer, 1992
1969 Jason Childs, NFL tackle, Green Bay Packers, Carolina Panthers
1969 Nick A'Hern, Australian 20k walker, Olympics-22-92, 96
1968 Jerry Crafts, NFL/WLAF tackle, Philadelphia Eagles, Amsterdam
1968 John Singleton, director and screenwriter, Boyz in the Hood
1968 Vlastimil Plavucha, Banska Bystrica CZ, hockey forward, Team
1967 David Belcher, Australian rower 1996 Olympics
1967 Larry Donald, born in Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S. boxer 1992 Olympics
1967 Peter Loran, born in Teaneck, New Jersey, rock vocalist,
Trixter-Give It To Me Good
1966 Bob Kratch, NFL guard for the New England Patriots
1966 Donnell Woolford, NFL cornerback, Pittsburgh Steelers, Chicago
1966 Shahid Saeed, cricketer, Pakistani batsman in Test vs. India
1965 Christine Wachtel, E German running star, world indoor record
1965 Jose Dejesus, U.S. baseball pitcher for the Kansas City Royals
1965 Lindsay H Burns, Big Timber Mont, rower, 1996 Olympics silver
1965 Tim McDonald, NFL player for the San Francisco 49ers
1965 Bjorn Lomborg, Danish Scientist
1964 Charles Haley, NFL defensive end for the Dallas Cowboys
1964 Mark O'Toole, bassist/drummer, Frankie Goes to Hollywood-Relax
1963 Norm Charlton, born in Fort Polk, Louisiana, pitcher for the
Seattle Mariners
1963 Paul Brindley, English pop bassist, Sundays, Can't Be Sure
1963 Philippe Perrin, Meknes Morocco, Lieutenant Colonel
1962 Philip Brown, Birmingham Engl, 4x400m runner 1984 Olympics
1962 Sean Landeta, NFL place kicker for the New York Giants
1961 Dirk de Vries, Dutch pop bassist, Kong-Slauerhoff
1961 Howie Long, former NFL tackle/actor/broadcaster, Broken Arrow
1960 Paul Azinger, born in Holyoke, Massachusetts, Paul William
Azinger, professional golfer, ranked in the top 10 Official World Golf
Rankings for 300 weeks between 1988 and 1994, won 11 tournaments on the PGA
Tour in 7 seasons, won 1993 PGA Championship
1960 Andrea Thompson, American Actress
1960 Nigella Lawson, British Journalist
1959 John Singleton, born in Los Angeles, California, director, Boyz
n The Hood
1959 Kapil Dev, cricketer, India's finest all-rounder 1978-94,
1959 Kathy Sledge, Philadelphia, vocalist, Sister Sledge-We are
1959 Nancy Rubin Sharff, New Kensington, LPGA golfer, 1991 Jamie
1957 C Michael Foale, Louth England, astronaut, STS-45, 56, 63, 84/86
1957 Nancy Lopez Knight, Torrance California, pro golfer, 1981 Dinah
1956 Rowan Atkinson, England, comedian/actor, Mr Bean, Blackadder
1954 Anthony Minghella, director, English Patient
1954 Norbert Hahn, born in East Germany, 2 man luge, Gold Medal 1976,
1980 Olympics
1953 Malcolm Young, born in Glasgow, Scotland, guitarist,
AC/DC-Highway to Hell
1952 Armelia McQueen, North Carolina, Brooklyn Conservatory, actress
1952 Grant Goodeve, New Haven Conn, actor, David-8 is Enough, Dynasty
1951 Kim Wilson, rocker, Fabulous Thunderbirds
1950 Louis Freeh, American Lawyer
1949 Michael Boit, Nandi Kenya, 800m runner 1972 Olympics bronze
1949 Richard Horowitz, composer
1948 Dayle Hadlee, cricketer, brother of Richard, New Zealand
medium-pacer of 70's
1948 Guy Spencer Gardner, Alta Vista, Virginia, Lieutenant Colonel
USAF/astronaut, STS-27, STS-35
1948 Bob Wise, born in Washington, D.C., Representative-D-West
Virginia 1983 - 1993, Governor-D-West Virginia 2001 - 2005
1948 Bob Wise, American Politician
1947 Ian Millar, Halifax NS, dressage rider, World Cup 1988, 89,
Silver Medal 2008 Olympics
1946 Harold Jackson, Hattiesburg, MS, NFL wide receiver, LA, New Engl
1946 Roger Keith, Syd, Barrett, lead guitarist, Pink Floyd-Brick in
1946 Syd Barrett, Cambridge England, rocker, Pink Floyd-Wall
1945 Barry Holstein Lopez, U.S. author, Of Wolves and Men
1945 Barry John, Welsh international rugby player
1945 Pepe Le Pew, cartoon skunk, Au Dorable Kitty
1945 Barry Lopez, American Author
1944 Bonnie Franklin, Santa Monica Cal, TV actress, Ann-1 Day at a
1944 Henry Kravis, author, The Money Machine
1944 Robert Landers, Tarrant County, Texas, PGA golfer, Ft.
Worth-1976, 78, 80
1944 Van McCoy, U.S. soul singer and songwriter, Hey Mr. DJ, Hustle
1943 Osvaldo Soriano, born in Mar del Plata, Argentina, writer,
journalist, staff writer for La Opinion, wrote, 'Triste, solitarity y final',
or, Sad, lonely and final'
1943 Paul James Nunn, mountaineer
1943 Terry Venables, British soccer player/manager
1941 Sandy Denny, country singer, Fairport Convention-If You Gotta Go
1940 Ed Zschau, born in Omaha, Nebraska, Representative-R-California
1983 - 1987
1939 Murray Rose, Scottish Athlete
1937 Doris Troy, Payne, U.S. soul singer and songwriter, Just One
1937 Lou Holtz, U.S., football coach, New Jersey Jets
1936 Julio Maria Sanguinetti Cairolo, president of Uruguay, 1985-90,
1935 Ian Meckiff, cricketer, Austr quick 57-63, "threw"?
his career away
1935 Nino Tempo, Niagara Falls, New York, rock vocalist, Deep Purple
1935 Paul Wilson, U.S. R&B-singer, Flamingos-Lovers Never Say
1934 Bobby Lord, Sanford, Florida, country singer, Ozark Jubilee
1933 Capucine, Germaine Lefebvre, Toulon France, actress, Pink
1932 Sacha Distel, French singer
1931 E[dgar] L[aurence] Doctorow, New York City, novelist, World's
1931 Gerard van Muiden, Dutch MP, CDA
1931 Graeme Hole, cricketer, Australian batsman of the fifties
1931 E. L. Doctorow, American Author
1930 Denis Pitts, film-maker, journalist, novelist, wrote, 'This City
is Ours', 'The Predator'
1930 Vic Tayback, born in Brooklyn, New York, actor, Mel-Alice, Khan,
Portrait of a Stripper
1929 Wilbert Harrison, R and B singer, Kansas City
1925 John DeLorean, former automaker, DeLorean
1925 John DeLorean, American Businessman
1924 Earl Scruggs, North Carolina, bluegrass musician, &

Flat-Ballad of Jed Clampett
1923 Leah Chase, master chef, in the creole tradition
1922 Finn Einar Mortensen, composer
1921 Cary Middlecoff, golfer, 1956 Vardon Trophy, 1955 Byron Nelson
1921 Lou Harris, pollster, Lou Harris Poll
1920 Earl Kim, born in Dinuba, California, Korean-American composer,
professor at Princeton and Harvard, studied with Roger Sessions, Arnold
Schoenberg, Ernest Bloch
1920 Early Wynn, Hartford Ala, baseball Hall of famer, pitcher
1920 Sun Myung Moon, evangelist, Unification Church-Moonies
1920 John Maynard Smith, English Scientist
1919 Sylvia Syms, U.S. singer, Hello Dolly, Dream Girl, Them There
1918 Buddy Weed, Ossining, New York, pianist, Penthouse Party
1918 Caspar MB "Cas" Baas, Dutch actor/playwright/director,
Ciske the Rat
1917 Guillermo Rosario, Dutch Antilles, writer, E rais ku no ke muri
1916 Philip Bezanson, composer
1915 Alan Watts, born in Kent, England, writer, speaker, and
philosopher, 'The Spirit of Zen' and 'The Art of Contemplation'
1915 Don Edwards, born in San Jose, California,
Representative-D-California 1963 - 1995
1915 John Lilly, American Scientist
1914 Arnold Richardson, composer
1914 Danny Thomas, born in Deerfield, Michigan, comedian, Danny
Thomas Show
1914 David Bruce, born in Kankakee, Illinois, actor, Harry-Beulah
1913 Edward Gierek, party leader, Polish CP
1913 Loretta Young, born in Salt Lake City, Utah, actress, Farmer's
Daughter, Stranger
1913 Tom Brown, New York City, actor, Ed-Gunsmoke, Lt Rovacs-Mr Lucky
1912 Jacques Cesar Ellul, writer
1911 Eduardo Frei Montalva, president of Chile, 1964-70
1911 Joey Adams, born in Brooklyn, New York,
comedian/actor/columnist, ABC's Back That Fact
1911 Nikolai Afanasyevich Kryuchkov, actor, Telegram, Town People
1911 Yannis Andreou Papaioannou, composer
1910 Wright Morris, U.S. writer
1909 Johannes H Moesman, Dutch surrealist painter, Rumor
1909 Keith Davis, voice tutor/author
1908 Menahem Avidom, composer
1906 Benedict Vilakazi, South Africa, poet/educator, Zulu-English
1906 Jaap Wagemaker, Dutch sculptor
1905 Eric Frank Russell, UK, sci-fi author, Hugo, Deep Space, Dark
1903 Boris Blacher, born in Newchwang, China, German composer,
1903 Francis L Sullivan, born in London, England, actor, Missing
1903 Maurice Abravanel, Saloniki Greece, conductor/composer
1903 Stanley Smith, born in Kansas City, Missouri, actor, Honey, King
of Jazz, Soup to Nuts
1902 Mark Brunswick, composer
1902 Sofie-Carmen Eckhardt-Gramatte, composer
1901 Patrick Aherne, England, actor, Bwana Devil, Botany Bay, Q
1901 Tomas Gudmundsson, Iceland, poet
1900 Pierre-Octave Ferroud, French composer, Sarabande, Jeunesse
1899 Phyllis Haver, Douglas, Kansas, silent screen actress, What
Price Glory
1898 Jan Filip Boon, Flemish author/editor, De Standaard 1929-39
1897 Billy Greene, actor, Burton-One Man's Family
1897 Peter Veres, literary/Hungarian minister of defense
1896 Abram N Pritzker, U.S. businessman, Hyatt Hotels, McCall's
1896 Freerk Siemon Wolters, notary/resistance fighter
1892 Ludwig Berger, writer
1891 Ted McDonald, cricketer, great Australian quick of 20's
1889 Alan M Bateman, Canadian geologist, Yale professor
1883 Kahlil Gibran, born in Lebanon, mystic poet, The Prophet, Broken
1882 Samuel Rayburn, born in Kingston, Tennessee,
Representative-D-Texas 1913 - 1961, speaker of the House, 1940 - 1957
1882 Sam Rayburn, American Politician
1880 Tom Mix, Mix Run, Pennsylvania, silent screen cowboy actor, Dick
1880 Yuliya Lazarevna Veysberg, composer
1878 Carl Sandburg, U.S., poet/biographer of Lincoln, The People, Yes
1878 Carl Sandberg, American Poet
1873 Karl Straube, German organist/conductor
1872 Alexander N Scriabin, Moscow, hallucinogenic composer,
1872 Alexander Scriabin, Russian Composer
1868 Vittorio Monti, composer
1867 Georges Martin Witkowski, composer
1864 Ban Johnson, Norwalk, Connecticut, baseball founder, American
1861 Heinrich Gottlieb Noren, composer
1859 Samuel Alexander, English philosopher, Moral order and progress
1856 Giuseppe Martucci, composer
1850 Eduard "Ede" Bernstein, German marxist, New Era
1850 Franz Xaver Scharwenka, German pianist/composer, Mataswintha
1842 Clarence King, mining engineer, geologist
1838 Max Bruch, Koln, Cologne, Germany, composer
1835 Martin Kahler, Germany, theologist
1832 Gustave Dore, Strasbourg Fr, illustrator, Inferno, Ancient
1829 Kanagaki Robun [Bunzo Nozaki], Japanese humorist/gesaku-author
1827 John Calvin Brown, Major General Confederate Army
1827 John Wesley Frazer, Brigadier General Confederate Army, die in
1826 Herman Grimm, Germany, writer/novelist, Ralph Waldo Emerson
1822 Heinrich Schliemann, German polyglot/archeologist, Troje
1811 Charles Sumner, leading Reconstruction senator
1807 Joseph Holt, Major General Union Army
1807 Ludwig Erk, composer
1803 Henri Herz, composer
1802 Ion Heliade-Radulescu, Romania, author/novelist/writer,
1800 Willem A. Schimmelpenninck van der Oye, Dutch politician
1799 Jedediah Strong Smith, U.S. fur trader/explorer
1798 Ferdinand Simon Gassner, composer
1794 Kaspar Masek, composer
1791 Jose Melchor Gomiz y Colomer, composer
1776 Ferdinand von Schill, Prussian officer/rebel
1762 Nathaniel Smith, American Politician
1745 Jacques Montgolfier, France, aeronaut, 1st pioneer balloonist
1745 James Montgolfier, France, aeronaut, 1st pioneer balloonist
1732 Matija A. Reljkovic, Croatia, writer, Satir iliti divji covic
1728 Charles-Joseph-Balthazar Sohier, composer
1728 Domingos dos Reis Quita, Portuguese playwright and poet
1702 Jose Melchior de Nebra Blascu, composer
1695 Giuseppe Sammartini, composer
1692 Rynoldus Popma van Oevering, composer
1683 Francois de La Croix, composer
1602 Karl Rabenhaupt, German/Dutch baron of Sucha/army leader
1587 Gaspar de Guzman, Count of Olivares, Premier of Spain, 1621-43
1585 Claude Favre baron de Perouges seigneur de Vaugelas, French
1488 Helius Eobanus Hessus, German poet, Silvae
1486 Martin Agricola, German composer/cantor
1412 Joan of Arc, Domremy, martyr
1367 Richard
II, Bordeaux, France, king of England, 1377-99

January 6th Deaths in History

2004 Francesco
Scavullo, photographer, dies at 82
2000 Don Martin, Mad cartoonist, dies at 68
1999 Michel Petrucciani, jazz pianist, Both Worlds, dies at 36
1997 Ian Peter Leslie Smith, journalist, dies at 52
1997 Litz Pisk, movement teacher, dies at 87
1997 Vince Williams, actor (Hamp-Guiding Light), dies of cancer at 39
1996 Duane Hanson, sculptor, dies at 60
1996 Henry Lennox d'Aubigny Hopkinson, diplomat/politician, dies at
1996 John Phillipps Kenyon, historian/teacher, dies at 68
1996 Robert Russell "Chubby" Wise, musician, dies at 80
1995 Edward Sutcliffe, judge (British Central Criminal Court), dies
at 77
1995 Joe Slovo, Latvian/South African attorney/secretary-general
(SACR), dies at 68
1995 Karl Guttmann, Austrian/Dutch playwright/director (Pinter), dies
at 81
1994 Iron Adriaan van Es, Dutch Undersecretary of Navy (1963-72),
dies at 80
1994 Gerardus J Sizoo, physicist/director of Dutch Free University,
1994 Morty the Moose, (Northern Exposure), dies at 6
1994 Virginia Kelley Clinton, Mother of President Clinton, dies at 70
1993 Elisabeth, arch duch of Austria/princess of Liechtenstein, dies
at 70
1993 John B "Dizzy" Gillespe, blues trumpeter, dies of
cancer at 75
1993 Rudolph Nureyev, Russian ballet dancer (Kirov), dies of AIDS at
1992 Avon Jaeger Hill, entertainer, dies of cancer at 44
1992 Elaine McKenna, Australian actress (Peg Martin-Cell Block H),
1992 Vincent Placoly, Martinique writer (Une journee torride), dies
at 45
1991 Ada Moore, entertainer, dies of cancer at 64
1990 Hans Jaray, actor (Lydia, Fedora), dies
1990 Ian Charleson, actor (Gandhi, Chariots of Fire), dies of AIDS at
1989 Hirohito, Japan's emperor (1922-89), dies at 87 after 62-year
1989 Edmund Leach, British Scientist
1988 Brent Collins, soap actor (Another World), dies of heart attack
at 46
1986 Louis Lebeer, Dutch art historian, dies at 90
1985 Robert H. W. Welch, Jr., U.S. founder/leader John Birch Society,
dies at 85
1981 A[rchibald] J[oseph] Cronin, physician/author (Citadel), dies at
1978 John D MacArthur, U.S. insurance billionaire, dies at 80
1976 Oscar Espla, Spanish philosopher/composer (Sonata del Sur), dies
at 89
1975 Noel Madison, actor (Jitterbugs, Black Raven), dies at 77
1974 David Alfaro Siqueiros, Mexican sculptor/muralist, dies at 77
1968 Kurt Baschwitz, Germ/Dutch sociologist/journalist (Heksen), dies
at 81
1967 Arnhem "Tata" Joseph Weiss, "the
Zigeunerbaron," buried
1967 Johnny Keane, baseball player/manager (Cards, New York Yankees),
dies at 55
1965 John Larkin, dir (Circumstanial Evidence), dies of heart attack
at 52
1964 Edgar Maass, German/US author (Verdun), dies at 67
1963 Lourens GM Baas Becking, Dutch botanist/resistance fighter, dies
at 68
1962 Jacob "Jaap" Nanninga, Dutch painter (France, N
Africa), dies at 57
1961 Regina Ullmann, writer, dies at 76
1960 Edith Barstow, choreographer (Frankie Laine Time), dies at 52
1960 Erik Lindahl, Swedish economist (Scope and Means), dies at 68
1959 Jose Enrique Pedreira, composer, dies at 54
1958 Josephine CMA, princess of Belgium/nun, dies at 85
1950 Isaiah Bowman, geographer/co-founder (Geographical Review), dies
at 71
1941 Franz Hessel, writer, dies at 60
1936 Charles A Stoneham, President (New York Giants), dies
1935 George P Baker, U.S. playwright (Dramatic Technique), dies at 68
1932 Julius Rosenwald, American Businessman
1929 Nicolas Nikolayevitch, grand-duke of Russia, dies at 72
1928 Alvin C Kraenzlein, track star (Olympic-4 gold-1900), dies at 51
1919 Theodore Roosevelt, 26th President 1901 - 1909, dies in New York
at 60
1919 Max Heindel, Danish Celebrity
1918 Georg F L P Cantor, German mathematician: collection, dies at 72
1917 Hendrik P G Quack, lawyer/economist (Bank of Netherlands), dies
at 82
1885 Peter C Asbjornsen, Norwegian fairy tale writer, dies at 72
1884 Gregor Mendel, Augustine monk/heredity pioneer, dies at 61
1884 Paul Taglioni, "the Great," Italian/Austrian
choreographer, dies at 75
1831 Rodolphe Kreutzer, French composer/violinist (Kreutzersonate),
dies at 64
1800 William Jones, composer, dies at 73
1799 Maria G Agnesi, Italian mathematician (xy=a(a-y)), dies at 80
1799 W G Frederik, prince of Orange/general, dies at 25
1790 Johann Trier, composer, dies at 73
1785 Haym Salomon, dies in Philadelphia at 44, helped finance the
1742 Johann Georg Reinhardt, composer, dies
1738 Franz Xaver Murschhauser, composer, dies at 74
1725 Chikamatsu Monzaemon, Japanese playwright (Yotsugi Soga), dies
at about 71
1702 Thomas Franklin, English smith/uncle of B Franklin, dies
1697 Carlo Mannelli, composer, dies at 56
1694 Francesco Morosini, Italian army general, dies
1693 Mehmed IV, sultan (Turkey), dies at 51
1685 Malachias Siebenhaar, composer, dies at 68
1646 Elias Hill, German architect of Augsburg, dies at 72
1592 Johan Casimir, palsgrave at the Rhine, dies
1541 Bernard van Orley, Flemish royal painter of Hungary, dies at
about 52
1536 Baldassare Peruzzi, Italian architect/painter, dies
1448 Christopher III, king of Denmark/Norway/Sweden, dies
1425 Jan of Bavaria, liege of Holland/bishop/duke, dies
1374 Andreas Corsini, Italian saint/bishop of Fiesole, dies
1275 Raymundus of Penafort, Spanish church law scholar, dies
1088 Berengarius
of Tours, French theologist, dies