The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

Famous people who died on January 6th

Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt (1858 - 1919)

American politician
Sidney Poitier

Sidney Poitier (1927 - 2022)

American actor and director
Gregor Mendel

Gregor Mendel (1822 - 1884)

Moravian founder of the science of genetics
Dizzy Gillespie

Dizzy Gillespie (1917 - 1993)

American trumpet player, bandleader, and composer
Om Puri

Om Puri (1950 - 2017)

Indian Actor
Lou Rawls

Lou Rawls (1933 - 2006)

American singer-songwriter, producer, and actor
Burt Munro

Burt Munro (1899 - 1978)

New Zealand motorcycle racer
Louis Braille

Louis Braille (1809 - 1852)

French educator, invented Braille
Georg Cantor

Georg Cantor (1845 - 1918)

German mathematician
Ida Tarbell

Ida Tarbell (1857 - 1944)

American journalist
Victor Fleming

Victor Fleming (1889 - 1949)

American director, cinematographer, and producer
Michel Petrucciani

Michel Petrucciani (1962 - 1999)

French-American pianist
Duane Hanson

Duane Hanson (1925 - 1996)

American artist
Frances Burney

Frances Burney (1752 - 1840)

English Novelist , Playwright
Julius Rosenwald

Julius Rosenwald (1862 - 1932)

American Businessman, Philanthropist
Lord Baden Powell

Lord Baden Powell (1857 - 1941)

Founder of Scouting, British Army Lt. General
Rudolf Nureyev

Rudolf Nureyev (1938 - 1993)

Russian dancer and choreographer
Oscar Fraley

Oscar Fraley (1914 - 1994)

American writer
Alvin Kraenzlein

Alvin Kraenzlein (1876 - 1928)

Athletics (sport) competitor
José Enrique Pedreira

José Enrique Pedreira (1904 - 1959)

Puerto Rican composer
Stark Young

Stark Young (1881 - 1963)

American writer
Bern Dibner

Bern Dibner (1897 - 1988)

Ukrainian engineer