On This Day

What Happened on January 6, 1929

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Alexander I establishes a royal dictatorship in Yugoslavia

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mother Teresa arrives in Calcutta to begin a her work amongst India's poorest

Catholic Missionary Mother Teresa
Catholic Missionary
Mother Teresa

Famous Birthdays

  • Babrak Karmal, Afghani politician installed as President after Soviet invasion, born in Afghanistan (d. 1996)

Famous Deaths

  • Nicolas Nikolayevitch, grand-duke of Russia, dies at 72