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 This day in History - January 6
432 Historic Events for January 6
1945

Barry Holstein Lopez, US author (Of Wolves and Men)

Birth
1945

Future president George Bush marries Barbara Pierce in Rye NY

Event
1946

Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Quemadmodum

Event
1946

Harold Jackson, Hattiesburg, MS, NFL wide receiver (LA, New Engl)

Birth
1946

Roger Keith (Syd) Barrett, lead guitarist (Pink Floyd-Brick in Wall)

Birth
1946

Syd Barrett, Cambridge England, rocker (Pink Floyd-Wall)

Birth
1947

Ray Lindwall smashes 100 v England in MCG Test

Event
1947

Ian Millar, Halifax NS, dressage rider (World Cup 1988, 89, Oly-96)

Birth
1948

Guy Spencer Gardner, Alta Vista Va, Lt Col USAF/astro (STS 27, STS 35)

Birth
1948

Dayle Hadlee, cricketer (brother of Richard, NZ medium-pacer of 70's)

Birth
1948

Robert E [Bob] Wise Jr, (Rep-D-WV, 1983- )

Birth
1949

Richard Horowitz, composer

Birth
1949

Michael Boit, Nandi Kenya, 800m runner (Olympic-bronze-1972)

Birth
1950

Isaiah Bowman, geographer/co-founder (Geographical Review), dies at 71

Death
1950

Britain recognizes Communist government of China

Event
1950

"Happy as Larry" opens at Coronet Theater NYC for 3 performances

Event
1951

Indianapolis beats Rochester 75-73 in NBA-record 6 overtimes

Event
1951

Kim Wilson, rocker (Fabulous Thunderbirds)

Birth
1951

"Pardon Our French" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 100 perfs

Event
1952

Grant Goodeve, New Haven Conn, actor (David-8 is Enough, Dynasty)

Birth
1952

Armelia McQueen, NC (Bkln Conservatory), actress

Birth
1953

WKBN TV channel 27 in Youngstown, OH (CBS) begins broadcasting

Event
1953

Malcolm Young, Glasgow Scotland, guitarist (AC/DC-Highway to Hell)

Birth
1954

Anthony Minghella, director (English Patient)

Birth
1954

Norbert Hahn, German DR, 2 man luge (Olympic-gold-1976, 80)

Birth