– Jan. 6, 1936
– One of the worst blackmail, baby kidnapping, and murder cases in provincial history takes place at Pacific Junction. Arthur and Daniel Bannister are later hung for the crime in Dorchester’s Westmorland County Goal.
– An Acadian delegation from New Brunswick (Adélard Savoie Q.C., Dr. Léon Richard, Gilbert Finn, and Euclide Daigle) commence a 2-week diplomatic visit to France. They return with a pledge of assistance to Acadian culture in New Brunswick.
– Jan. 6, 1968
– Jan. 6, 1841
– The Report of American Commissioners is released, concerning the boundary line between New Brunswick and the State of Maine.
– The town of Shediac is incorporated.
– The State of Maine prepares for war with New Brunswick, as Colonel Jarvis and 800 Maine volunteers occupy the disputed territory of Aroostook.
– Two earthquakes, measuring 5.5 and 4.9 on the Richter scale, shake central New Brunswick. No serious damage or injuries occur.
– Jan. 7, 1903
– Jan. 9, 1839
– Jan. 9, 1982