On This Day

What Happened on January 6, 2005

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Mississippi Civil Rights Workers Murders: Edgar Ray Killen is arrested as a suspect for the 1964 murders of three Civil Rights workers.

Famous Deaths

  • Lois Hole, Lt. Governor of Alberta (b. 1933)
  • Louis Robichaud, Premier of New Brunswick (b. 1925)
  • Tarquinio Provini, Italian motorcycle road racer (2-time world champion 1957-58), dies at 71