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 (US Representative (D) from Texas, 1913-61; Speaker of the House for 17 years), born in Kingston, Tennessee (d. 1961)
Born in 1882

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? 141 years, 8 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn