On This Day

What Happened on January 6, 1981

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 50th hat trick in Islander history-John Tonelli scored 5 goals

Famous Birthdays

  • Asante Samuel, National Football League Defensive Back, born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Jérémie Renier, Belgian actor, born in Brussels, Belgium
  • Mike Jones, American rapper, born in Houston, Texas
  • Rinko Kikuchi, Japanese actress, born in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan

Famous Deaths

  • A. J. Cronin, Scottish writer (Citadel, Shining Victory), dies at 84