On This Day

What Happened on January 6, 1951

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Pardon Our French" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 100 performances
  • Ganghwa massacre: Hundreds of South Korean communist sympathisers are slaughtered
  • Indianapolis Olympians beat Rochester Royals, 75-73 in NBA-record 6 overtimes; also the longest game in NBA history

Famous Birthdays

  • Don Gullett, American baseball player, born in Lynn, Kentucky
  • Kim Wilson, American musician (Fabulous Thunderbirds), born in Detroit, Michigan