THIS DAY IN #HISTORY 06/01


This day in #history 0614
JANUARY 6TH

1896 – Cecil Rhodes resigns as premier of Cape colony

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS

1965 – Muhammed al-Ahari, American Muslim writer
FAMOUS DEATHS

1852 – Louis Braille, French teacher of the blind and inventor of braille (b. 1809

1919 – Theodore Roosevelt, 26th Pres (1901-09), dies in NY at 60

1934 – Herbert Chapman , Legendary Manager of Arsenal and Huddersfield Town (b. 1878)

1989 – Hirohito, Japan`s emperor (1922-89), dies at 87 after 62-year reign

2011 – Uche Okafor, Nigerian footballer (b. 1967)

FAMOUS WEDDING

1759 – US 1st President George Washington marries Martha Dandridge Custis at White House Plantation

1945 – Future US President George H W Bush marries Barbara Pierce at the First Presbyterian Church in Rye NY

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