On This Day

What Happened on January 6, 1882

Famous Birthdays

  • Aleksandra Ekster, Russian painter, born in Białystok, Poland (d. 1949)
  • Fan S. Noli, Albanian bishop, born in İbriktepe, Turkey (d. 1965)
  • Samuel Rayburn, American politician (Rep-D-Tx), born in Kingston, Tennessee (d. 1961)

Famous Deaths

  • Richard Henry Dana Jr., American author (Two Years Before the Mast), dies at 66
1882 Highlights

About January 6, 1882

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 139 years, 9 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn