What Happened on January 6, 1981

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 50th hat trick in Islander history-John Tonelli scored 5 goals

Famous Birthdays

  • Asante Samuel, National Football League Defensive Back
  • Jérémie Renier, Belgian actor
  • Mike Jones, American rapper
  • Rinko Kikuchi, Japanese actress

Famous Deaths

  • A. J. Cronin, Scottish writer (b. 1896)
  • A[rchibald] J[oseph] Cronin, physician/author (Citadel), dies at 84