Died on this Day
Anniversary Date: 06-Jan
Died on This Day (06-Jan)
José Ramón Fernández
José Ramón Fernández Álvarez is a Cuban Communist leader who is a Vice-President of the Council of Ministers.
Cuban Communist leader
Om Prakash Puri, was an Indian actor who appeared in mainstream commercial Hindi films, as well as independent and art films.
Bishop Lee Robinson , was the first African American police commissioner of Baltimore, Maryland.
American police commissioner
Robert Wentworth John Holness was a British radio and television presenter and occasional actor.
Ivan Medek was a Czech classical music critic, radio broadcaster and journalist.
Edward Oscar Guthrie "Ted" Pain was an Australian rower who competed in the 1952 Summer Olympics.
Ian Charleson was a British stage and film actor. He is best known internationally for his starring role as Olympic athlete and missionary Eric Liddell, in the Oscar-winning 1981 film Chariots of Fire.
Georgeanna Marie Tillman was an American singer and an original member of the Motown girl group The Marvelettes.
Reuben Henry Tucker III
Major General Reuben Henry Tucker III was a highly decorated senior officer in the United States Army.
Recipient of the Purple Heart medal
Gustav Graef was a German painter, primarily of portraits and historical subjects.
David Ramon Toschi was an American law enforcement officer widely known for his efforts in the San Francisco Police Department as an inspector in the Zodiac Killer case.
LA police inspector
Daniel Patrick Harrington Jr. was an American Emmy Award-winning stage and television actor, best known for his role as building superintendent Dwayne Schneider on the sitcom One Day at a Time .
American voice, stage, and television actor
Gerardus Philippus "Gerard" Helders was a Dutch politician and diplomat of the defunct Christian Historical Union party now merged into the Christian Democratic Appeal party and jurist.
Donald J. Tyson
Donald John "Don" Tyson was an American businessman who was the President and CEO of Tyson Foods during its rise to the top of the food business.
Louis Joseph Robichaud , popularly known as "Little Louis" or "P'tit-Louis", was the second Acadian Premier of New Brunswick, serving from 1960 to 1970.
Joe Slovo was a South African politician, and an opponent of the apartheid system.
South African politician
Heinrich Gattineau was a German economist, Sturmabteilung leader, director of IG Farben and defendant during the Nuremberg trials.
Burton K. Wheeler
Burton Kendall Wheeler was an attorney and an American politician of the Democratic Party in Montana; he served as a United States Senator from 1923 until 1947.
American politician and lawyer
Chester Hjortur Thordarson — born Hjörtur Þórðarson — was an Icelandic-American inventor and manufacturer of electrical apparatus who eventually held nearly a hundred technology patents related to transformers, inductors, high voltage coils, and more.
Joseph A. Mower
Joseph Anthony Mower was a Union general during the American Civil War.
Union Army general