Died On January 6th

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Discover the most famous people who died on January 6. The list includes people like Theodore Roosevelt, Gregor Mendel, Dizzy Gillespie, Rudolf Nureyev, Georg Cantor. Famous personalities featured on this list, include composers, playwrights, political leaders and journalists and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, Russia, India & Austria and many more countries.
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 1 
Theodore Roosevelt
(26th President of the United States (1901-1909))
Theodore Roosevelt
66
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 27, 1858
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York, United States
Died: 1919
 2 
Sidney Poitier
(Director and the First African-American to Win an Academy Award for Best Actor)
Sidney Poitier
17
Birthdate: February 20, 1927
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States
Died: 2022
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 3 
Gregor Mendel
(Know for Creating the science of Genetics)
Gregor Mendel
8
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: July 20, 1822
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hynčice, Vražné, Czechia
Died: 1884
 4 
Rudolf Nureyev
(Choreographer & One of the Greatest Male Ballet Dancers of His Generation)
Rudolf Nureyev
10
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: March 17, 1938
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Irkutsk, Russia
Died: 1993
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 5 
Dizzy Gillespie
(One of the Greatest Jazz Trumpeters of All Time)
Dizzy Gillespie
4
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 21, 1917
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cheraw, South Carolina, United States
Died: 1993
 6 
Georg Cantor
(Mathematician)
Georg Cantor
16
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 3, 1845
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire
Died: 1918
 7 
Louis Braille
(Inventor of Braille)
Louis Braille
37
Birthdate: January 4, 1809
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Coupvray
Died: 1852
 8 
Lou Rawls
(R&B Singer Famous for His Luxurious Baritone Singing Voice and Four-Octave Vocal Range)
Lou Rawls
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 1, 1933
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 2006
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 9 
Mamie Till
(American Civil Rights Activist, Who Lost Her Son 'Emmett Till' to a Racist Attack)
Mamie Till
6
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 23, 1921
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Webb, Mississippi, United States
Died: 2003
 10 
Mehmed IV
(Sultan of the Ottoman Empire)
Mehmed IV
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 2, 1642
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Istanbul
Died: 1693
 11 
Ian Charleson
(Scottish actor)
Ian Charleson
1
Birthdate: August 11, 1949
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: 1990
 12 
Victor Fleming
(Film Director)
Victor Fleming
3
Birthdate: February 23, 1889
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: La Cañada Flintridge, California, United States
Died: 1949
 13 
Edith Frank
(Anne Frank's mother)
Edith Frank
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 16, 1900
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Aachen, Germany
Died: 1945
 14 
Mónica Spear
(Model, Actress)
Mónica Spear
3
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: October 1, 1984
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Maracaibo
Died: 2014
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 15 
Burt Munro
(New Zealand Motorcycle Racer Who Set an Under-1,000 CC World Record)
Burt Munro
10
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 25, 1899
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Invercargill, New Zealand
Died: 1978
 16 
Pat Harrington Jr.
0
Birthdate: August 13, 1929
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: 2016
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 17 
A. J. Cronin
(Scottish Novelist Best Known for His Novel 'The Citadel')
A. J. Cronin
2
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: July 19, 1896
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Cardross, Scotland
Died: 1981
 18 
Om Puri
(Actor)
Om Puri
6
Birthdate: October 18, 1950
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ambala, Punjab, India
Died: 2017
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 19 
Joe Slovo
(Politician)
Joe Slovo
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 23, 1926
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Obeliai
Died: 1995
 20 
Amr ibn al-As
(Arab Commander Who Helped Conquer Egypt in 7th Century)
Amr ibn al-As
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 14, 0573
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mecca, Saudi Arabia
Died: 0664
 21 
Devil Anse Hatfield
(Patriarch of the Hatfield Clan)
Devil Anse Hatfield
8
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 9, 1839
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Logan, West Virginia, United States
Died: 1921
 22 
Cheryl Holdridge
0
Birthdate: June 20, 1944
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Died: 2009
 23 
Satwant Singh
(Bodyguard, Criminal)
Satwant Singh
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1962 AD
Birthplace: Gurdaspur, Punjab, India
Died: 1989
 24 
George R. Price
(Mathematician, Geneticist)
George R. Price
2
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 6, 1922
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: United States of America
Died: 1975
 25 
Don Martin
(Cartoonist)
Don Martin
1
Birthdate: May 18, 1931
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Passaic, New Jersey, United States
Died: 2000
Alessandro de' Medici, Duke of Florence
1
Birthdate: July 22, 1510
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: 1537
 27 
Niall MacGinnis
(Film actor)
Niall MacGinnis
1
Birthdate: March 29, 1913
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dublin, County Dublin, History of Ireland (1801–1923) Ireland
Died: 1977
 28 
Ron Asheton
(American Guitarist, Bassist and Co-Songwriter for the Rock Band 'The Stooges')
Ron Asheton
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 17, 1948
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Died: 2009
 29 
Vladimir Vernadsky
(Russian Mineralogist and One of the Founders of Geochemistry, Radiogeology and Biogeochemistry)
Vladimir Vernadsky
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 12, 1863
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: 1945
 30 
John D. MacArthur
(Entrepreneur)
John D. MacArthur
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 6, 1897
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Pittston, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1978
 31 
Pete Kleinow
(Musician)
Pete Kleinow
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 20, 1934
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: South Bend, Indiana
Died: 2007
 32 
Haym Salomon
(Businessman and Principal Financier During the American Revolutionary War)
Haym Salomon
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: April 7, 1740
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Leszno, Poland
Died: 1785
Hugh Thompson, Jr.
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 15, 1943
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Atlanta
Died: 2006
 34 
Peter IV of Aragon
0
Birthdate: September 5, 1319
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Balaguer, Spain
Died: 1387
 35 
Ida Tarbell
(Journalist)
Ida Tarbell
1
Birthdate: November 5, 1857
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hatch Hollow, Amity Township, Erie County, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1944
Richard Henry Dana Jr.
2
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: August 1, 1815
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1882
 37 
Julius Rosenwald
(Businessman)
Julius Rosenwald
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: August 12, 1862
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Springfield, Illinois, United States
Died: 1932
 38 
Pavel Cherenkov
(Russian Physicist and Winner of the 1958 Nobel Prize in Physics for the Discovery of Cherenkov Radiation)
Pavel Cherenkov
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: July 28, 1904
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Novaya Chigla, Russia
Died: 1990
 39 
Eadgyth
(Queen)
Eadgyth
0
Birthdate: February 6, 0910
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Wessex
Died: 0946
 40 
Rabbit Maranville
(Baseball manager)
Rabbit Maranville
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 11, 1891
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Springfield, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1954
 41 
Rodolphe Kreutzer
(French Violinist and Composer Known for Her Opera 'La mort d'Abel')
Rodolphe Kreutzer
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 15, 1766
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Versailles, France
Died: 1831
 42 
Philip Danforth Armour
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: May 16, 1832
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Stockbridge, New York, United States
Died: 1901
 43 
Florence King
(American Novelist, Essayist & Columnist)
Florence King
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 5, 1936
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Died: 2016
Raymond of Penyafort
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1175 AD
Birthplace: Santa Margarida i els Monjos, Spain
Died: 1275
 45 
Frances Burney
(Novelist)
Frances Burney
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 13, 1752
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: King’s Lynn, England
Died: 1840
 46 
Roger Boisjoly
(Mechanical Engineer)
Roger Boisjoly
0
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: April 25, 1938
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lowell, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 2012
 47 
Greta Thyssen
(Danish Actress and Former Model)
Greta Thyssen
1
Birthdate: March 30, 1927
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Hareskovby, Denmark
Died: 2018
 48 
Maliheh Afnan
0
Birthdate: March 24, 1935
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Haifa, Palestine
Died: 2016
 49 
Richard M. Krause
(American Physician, Immunologist, and Microbiologist)
Richard M. Krause
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 4, 1925
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Marietta, Ohio, United States
Died: 2015
 50 
Georgy Sviridov
(Composer)
Georgy Sviridov
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 16, 1915
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Fatezh, Russia
Died: 1998