On This Day

January 6

EventSourceBirthDeathNameDescriptionImage
bornbornToday1956Rowan AtkinsonEnglish Comedian
bornbornToday1938Adriano CelentanoItalian singer, composer, producer, comedian, actor, film director and TV host.
bornbornToday14121431Jeanne d'ArcNicknamed "The Maid of Orleans" considered a heroine of France for her role during the Lancastrian phase of the Hundred Years' War, and was canonized as a Roman Catholic saint.
bornbornToday15961657Bohdan KhmelnytskyHetman of the Zaporozhian Host of the Crown of the Kingdom of Poland in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth (now part of Ukraine).
bornbornToday17451779Jacques-Etienne MontgolfierJoseph-Michel Montgolfier and Jacques-Etienne Montgolfier were the inventors of the Montgolfiere-style hot air balloon, globe aerostatique.
bornbornToday19281990CapucineFrench fashion model and actress known for her comedic roles in The Pink Panther (1963) and What's New Pussycat? (1965).
bornbornToday18781967Carl SandburgUS Poet
bornbornToday1996Courtney EatonAustralian film actress and model.
bornbornToday1967A. R. RahmanIndian Musician
bornbornToday1964Charles HaleyUS Athlete
bornbornToday1979Cristela AlonzoUS Comedian
bornbornToday19111999Joey AdamsUS Comedian
bornbornToday19132000Loretta YoungUS Actress
bornbornToday1958Mark E. HymanUS Businessman
bornbornToday18591938Samuel AlexanderAustralian Philosopher
bornbornToday1943Terry VenablesEnglish Athlete
bornbornToday19301990Vic TaybackUS Actor
bornbornToday1965Wendelin Van DraanenUS Author
bornbornToday19312015E.L. DoctorowLiterature & Fiction
bornbornToday1956Elizabeth StroutLiterature & Fiction, Short Stories edit data
bornbornToday18821961Sam RayburnUS Rep (TX)
bornbornToday18831931Kahlil GibranLebanese philosopher poet
bornbornToday19141991Danny ThomasUS actor
bornbornToday19161973Alan WattsEnglish writer
bornbornToday19242012Earl ScruggsUS bluegrass great

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