On This Day

What Happened on January 6, 1976

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Ted Turner purchases Atlanta Braves for reported $12 million

Founder of CNN Ted Turner
Founder of CNN
Ted Turner

Famous Birthdays

  • Danny Pintauro, American actor (Jonathan-Who's the Boss), born in Milltown, New Jersey
  • Richard Zednik, NHL forward (Team Slovakia, Wash), born in Bansk√° Bystrica, Czechoslovakia

Famous Deaths

  • Albert Rice Leventhal, American publisher (Little Golden Books), dies at 68