On This Day

What Happened on January 6, 1946

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Quemadmodum
  • Vietnam holds its first ever general election

Famous Birthdays

  • Harold Jackson, NFL wide receiver (LA, New Engl), born in Hattiesburg, Mississippi

Person of interestSyd Barrett

Syd Barrett, English guitarist and early vocalist of the band Pink Floyd, born in Cambridge, England (d. 2006)

Rocker Syd Barrett
Syd Barrett