January 6, 1882 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Birthdays in History

  • Aleksandra Ekster, Russian painter (d. 1949)
  • Fan S. Noli, Albanian bishop (d. 1965)
  • Samuel Rayburn, Tenn, (Rep-D-Tx), speaker of the House (1940-57)

Deaths in History

  • Richard Henry Dana, U.S. novelist (Two Years Before the Mast) (b. 1815)