What Happened on January 6, 1945

Day of the Week: Saturday

Famous Birthdays

  • Allen Appel, American novelist, born in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
  • Barry John, Welsh rugby player, born in Cefneithin, United Kingdom
  • Barry Lopez, American author (Of Wolves & Men), born in Port Chester, New York
  • PepĂ© Le Pew, Warner Bros. cartoon character created by Chuck Jones and Michael Maltese (Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies series), first debuts in "Odor-able Kitty"

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Future 41st US President George H. W. Bush (20) weds Barbara Pierce (19) at the First Presbyterian Church in Rye, New York

US First Lady Barbara Bush
US First Lady
Barbara Bush
41st US President George H. W. Bush
41st US President
George H. W. Bush
  • Future US President George H. W. Bush marries Barbara Pierce at the First Presbyterian Church in Rye NY

Famous Deaths

  • Edith Frank, mother of Holocaust diarist Anne Frank, dies from starvation at the age of 44
  • Vladimir Vernadsky, Russian mineralogist (b. 1863)