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 This day in History - January 6
432 Historic Events for January 6
1986

British Defense Secretary Michael Heseltine resigns

Event
1986

Last day in Test cricket for Bob Holland

Event
1986

STS 61-C scrubbed at T-31sec because of liquid oxygen valve problem

Event
1987

Astronomers at U of Calif see 1st sight of birth of a galaxy

Event
1987

100th US Congress convenes

Event
1988

Brent Collins, soap actor (Another World), dies of heart attack at 46

Death
1989

Baby lion-tailed macaques, at Woodland Park Zoo (Seattle)

Birth
1989

Hirohito, Japan`s emperor (1922-89), dies at 87 after 62-year reign

Death
1990

NY Lotto pays $35 million to one winner (#s are 18-25-26-32-42-44)

Event
1990

Hans Jaray, actor (Lydia, Fedora), dies

Death
1990

Ian Charleson, actor (Gandhi, Chariots of Fire), dies of AIDS at 40

Death
1991

Qian Hong swims female world record 50m butterfly (27.30 sec)

Event
1991

Jorge Serrano El¡as elected president of Guatemala

Event
1991

"Real Life With Jane Pauley" premieres on NBC-TV

Event
1991

"Gypsy" closes at St James Theater NYC after 477 performances

Event
1991

Ada Moore, entertainer, dies of cancer at 64

Death
1992

Elaine McKenna, Australian actress (Peg Martin-Cell Block H), dies

Death
1992

Vincent Placoly, Martinique writer (Une journ‚e torride), dies at 45

Death
1992

Shane Warne takes 1-150 in his 1st Test innings

Event
1992

Sachin Tendulkar completes 148* v Australia at the SCG

Event
1992

Robert Schenkkan's "Kentucky Cycle," premieres in LA

Event
1992

NY Yankees sign free agent Danny Tartabul

Event
1992

Avon Jaeger Hill, entertainer, dies of cancer at 44

Death
1993

Elisabeth, arch duch of Austria/princess of Liechtenstein, dies at 70

Death
1993

Rudolph Nureyev, Russian ballet dancer (Kirov), dies of AIDS at 54

Death