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1838 : Morse Demonstration

On January 6, 1838, Samuel Morse demonstrated his telegraph for sending long distances messages by transmitting electrical impulses through a wire using a code made ​​of lines and points, corresponding to long and short impulses.

1912 : New Mexico

New Mexico becomes the 47th U.S. State

1994 : Attack on a U.S. skater

On January 6, 1994, two days before U.S. selections for the Winter Olympics, a man hit skater Nancy Kerrigan in the leg with an iron bar. The man had been hired by the former husband of Kerrigan's rival, Tonya Harding. Kerrigan went, however, to the Olympics and won the silver medal.

1995 : Project Bojinka

On 6 January 1995, a fire caused by the test of a bomb in the Dona Josefa apartment complex in Manila in the Philippines led to the discovery of Project Bojinka, a draft of a terrorist attack to blow up 11 U.S. airliners.

1996 : Blizzard in Washington D.C.

On January 6, 1996, a blizzard caused by a cold front from Canada and a relatively warm front from the Gulf of Mexico, hit the U.S. east coast and particularly Washington DC. Heavy snowfall and strong winds marked the disaster, which caused more than a billion dollars in damage and the death of 154 people.

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Giornata delle Forze Armate in Iraq

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Pablo Picasso, peintre Espagnol
I put my whole life to learn to draw like a child.

Compleanni : 06 Gennaio

Étienne Montgolfier, Inventore francese (1745)
Gustave Doré, Pittore e scultore (1832)
Max Bruch, Compositore tedesco (1838)
Samuel Alexander, Filosofo (1859)
James Fitzmaurice, Pioniere dell'aviazione (1898)
Loretta Young, Attrice (1913)
Edgar Lawrence Doctorow, American writer (1931)
Capucine, Attrice (1931)
Elizabeth Teissier, French astrologer (1938)
Adriano Celentano, Cantante (1938)
Syd Barrett, Musician, composer, singer, painter and founder of the British group Pink Floyd (1946)
Thierry Ardisson, Writer and French TV presenter (1949)
Rowan Atkinson, English actor (1955)
Danny Pintauro, Attore (1976)
Marc Johnson, Skateboarder (1977)
Jérémie Renier, Belgium actor (1981)
Alex Turner, Musicista (Artic Monkeys) (1986)

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Louis Braille, Inventore del braille (1852)
Gregor Johann Mendel, Genetista (1884)
Theodore Roosevelt, 26 ° Presidente degli Stati Uniti (1919)
Victor Fleming, Regista (1949)
A. J. Cronin, Scrittore (1981)
Dizzy Gillespie, Trombettista jazz (1993)
Rudolf Nureyev, Ballerino (1993)
Duane Hanson, American artist (1996)
Michel Petrucciani, French pianist (1999)
Daisy de Galard, French journalist and producer (2007)
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