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 This day in History - January 6
432 Historic Events for January 6
1880

Tom Mix, Mix Run PA, silent screen cowboy actor (Dick Turpin)

Birth
1880

Yuliya Lazarevna Veysberg, composer

Birth
1880

Record snow cover in Seattle-120 cm

Event
1882

Samuel Rayburn, Tenn, (Rep-D-Tx), speaker of the House (1940-57)

Birth
1883

Ontario Rugby Football Union forms

Event
1883

Khalil Gibran, Lebanon, mystic poet (The Prophet, Broken Wings)

Birth
1884

Paul Taglioni, "the Great," Ital/Austrian choreographer, dies at 75

Death
1884

Gregor Mendel, Augustine monk/heredity pioneer, dies at 61

Death
1885

Peter C Asbjírnsen, Norwegian fairy tale writer, dies at 72

Death
1889

Alan M Bateman, Canadian geologist (Yale professor)

Birth
1891

Ted McDonald, cricketer (great Australian quick of 20's)

Birth
1892

Ludwig Berger, writer

Birth
1893

Great Northern Railway connects Seattle with east coast

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1896

Cecil Rhodes resigns as premier of Cape colony

Event
1896

Freerk Siemon Wolters, notary/resistance fighter

Birth
1896

Abram N Pritzker, US businessman (Hyatt Hotels, McCall's magazine)

Birth
1896

1st US women's 6-day bicycle race starts, Madison Square Garden

Event
1897

Billy Greene, actor (Burton-One Man's Family)

Birth
1897

P‚ter Veres, literary/Hungarian minister of defense

Birth
1898

Jan Filip Boon, Flemish author/editor (De Standaard 1929-39)

Birth
1898

1st telephone message from a submerged submarine, by Simon Lake

Event
1899

Phyllis Haver, Douglas KS, silent screen actress (What Price Glory)

Birth
1900

Maurice Ravel's "Albaradode Gracioso," premieres in Paris

Event
1900

Boers attack at Ladysmith, about 1,000 killed or injured

Event
1900

Pierre-Octave Ferroud, French composer (Sarabande, Jeunesse)

Birth