On This Day

What Happened on January 6, 1882

Day of the Week: Friday

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