What Happened on January 6, 1945

Day of the Week: Saturday

Famous Birthdays

  • Allen Appel, American novelist
  • Barry Holstein Lopez, US author (Of Wolves & Men)
  • Barry John, Welsh rugby player
  • 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

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

HeartWedding of Interest

US First Lady Barbara Bush (19) weds 41st president George H. W. Bush (20) 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

Famous Deaths

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