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 This day in History - January 6
432 Historic Events for January 6
1901

Patrick Aherne, England, actor (Bwana Devil, Botany Bay, Q Planes)

Birth
1901

T¢mas Gudmundsson, Iceland, poet

Birth
1902

Sofie-Carmen Eckhardt-Gramatte, composer

Birth
1902

Mark Brunswick, composer

Birth
1903

Francis L Sullivan, London England, actor (Missing Rembrandt)

Birth
1903

Boris Blacher, Newchwang China, German composer (Orchester-Ornament)

Birth
1903

Dutch Press museum opens in Amsterdam

Event
1903

Stanley Smith, KC MO, actor (Honey, King of Jazz, Soup to Nuts)

Birth
1903

Maurice Abravanel, Saloniki Greece, conductor/composer

Birth
1905

Eric Frank Russell, UK, sci-fi author (Hugo, Deep Space, Dark Tides)

Birth
1906

Benedict Vilakazi, S Africa, poet/educator (Zulu-English Dictionary)

Birth
1906

Jaap Wagemaker, [Adrian B], Dutch sculptor

Birth
1906

Maurice Ravel's "Miroirs," premieres in Paris

Event
1907

Walter Read, cricketer (Engl batsman, 117 at no 10 v Aust 1884), dies

Death
1907

Maria Montessori opens her 1st (Montessori) school (Rome)

Event
1908

Menahem Avidom, composer

Birth
1909

Johannes H Moesman, Dutch surrealist painter (Rumor)

Birth
1909

Keith Davis, voice tutor/author

Birth
1910

Wright Morris, US writer

Birth
1911

Joey Adams, Bkln NY, comedian/actor/columnist (ABC's Back That Fact)

Birth
1911

Nikolai Afanasyevich Kryuchkov, actor (Telegram, Town People)

Birth
1911

Eduardo Frei Montalva, president of Chile (1964-70)

Birth
1911

Yannis Andreou Papaioannou, composer

Birth
1912

New Mexico becomes 47th state

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1912

Jacques Cesar Ellul, writer

Birth