What Happened on January 6, 1896

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 1st US women's 6-day bicycle race starts, Madison Square Garden
  • Cecil Rhodes resigns as premier of Cape colony

Famous Birthdays

  • Abram N Pritzker, US businessman (Hyatt Hotels, McCall's magazine)
  • Freerk Siemon Wolters, notary/resistance fighter