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Famous Events For December 6

Famous Events For December 6 – Today In History

What Happened on December 6 in World History?

Early Centuries – December 6 Historic Events – Before 1700

1. December 6, 0963 – nomination of Leo VIII as Pope
2. December 6, 1060 – swearing in of Bela I as king of Hungary
3. December 6, 1160 – debut performance of “Jeu de St Nicholas” by Jean Bodels in Arras
4. December 6, 1196 – a large part of the Northern Dutch coast flooded (Saint-Nicolas Flood)
5. December 6, 1240 – Kiev was captured and demolished by Mongols guided by Batu Khan and only about 2000 out of 50000 survived
6. December 6, 1273 – Thomas Aquinas, supposed to have supernatural knowledge in Naples discontinues his work

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7. December 6, 1424 –Barcelona was permitted to ignore the Jews by the order of Don Alfonso V of Aragon
8. December 6, 1527 – running away of Pope Clemens VII to Orvieto
9. December 6, 1534 – Spain established Quito and Ecuador
10. December 6, 1631 – the movement of Venus (Kepler) was noticed for the first time
11. December 6, 1641 – appointment of Don Francisco de Mello as land guardian of South Netherlands
12. December 6, 1648 – Thomas Pride precludes 96 members of the Presbyterian church from participating in the English parliament

18th Century – What Happened on December 6 – The 1700s

13. December 6, 1723 – Solemn declaration by Emperor Karel VI promulgates the Constitution
14. December 6, 1732 – performing of the first play in American colonies by experts in New York
15. December 6, 1735 – a first surgical procedure to remove appendix by Claudius Amyand at St George’s Hospital in London

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16. December 6, 1745 – The army guided by Prince Charles moves back to Scotland
17. December 6, 1756 – Robert Clive commands the British army to conquer Fulta in India
18. December 6, 1768 – the first issue of the Cyclopedia Britannica published in Scotland
19. December 6, 1787 – appointment of Laurens Pieter van de Speigel as an advisor on pension matters
20. December 6, 1790 – shifting of US Congress from New York City to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

19th Century – December 6 This Day That Year – The 1800s

21. December 6, 1822 – inauguration of a Veterinary school in Utrecht
22. December 6, 1825 – a proposal for a national observatory in the US by US President John Adams
23. December 6, 1841 – 4th musical concert by Robert Schumann in D scale
24. December 6, 1843 – inauguration of railway service between Amsterdam and Utrecht
25. December 6, 1845 – establishment of Alpha Sigma Phi Association at Yale College

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26. December 6, 1846 – entertainment play “La Damnation de Faust” by Hector Berlioz created in Paris
27. December 6, 1849 – a slave by the name of Harriet Tubman flees for the second time in Maryland and that was his final attempt
28. December 6, 1862 – US President Abraham Lincoln authorizes the execution of 39 Santee Sioux Indians
29. December 6, 1864 – War of Deveaux’s Neck, South Carolina
30. December 6, 1865 – abolishing of slavery in the US by modifying the US Constitution approved
31. December 6, 1866 – completion of the work on the 3,227 m tunnel by Chicago water supply into Lake Michigan
32. December 6, 1873 – Yale 2, Eton (England) 1 play the 1st international soccer play in New Haven, Connecticut
33. December 6, 1875 – meeting of the 44th Congress (1875-77)
34. December 6, 1876 – commencement of operation of the 1st crematorium in the US at Washington, Pennsylvania
35. December 6, 1876 -During the election in the US, there was disagreement between Rutherford B. Hayes and J. Tilden. The Electoral College voted in favor of Hayes
36. December 6, 1877 – Thomas Edison records his voice by singing “Mary Had a Little Lamb”
37. December 6, 1877 – printing and publication of the first issue of the Washington Post
38. December 6, 1882 – the discovery of the atmosphere of Venus during its movements
39. December 6, 1884 – top aluminum structure fixed on the Washing Monument, Washington, DC
40. December 6, 1896 – the enlightenment of DT Suzuki at Engakuji temple in Kamakura
41. December 6, 1897 – authorized taxi cars permitted to play in London. London becomes the first city in the world in this regard

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20th Century – Important Events On This Day December 6 – The 1900s

42. December 6, 1903 – Panglima Polim, chief of Sumatra Atjeths guerilla lays down his arms
43. December 6, 1904 – Theodore Roosevelt reiterates the policy enunciated earlier in 1823 – any interference by outside power in the internal affairs of America will be treated as hostile to America (Monroe-doctrine)
44. December 6, 1906 – Transvaal granted freedom for self-governance by the British
45. December 6, 1907 – 361 miners lost their lives in West Virginia when a coalmine exploded in Monongah
46. December 6, 1912 – China advocates for human rights globally
47. December 6, 1913 – In a friendly match, the White Sox defeat the Giants, 9-4 in Tokyo
48. December 6, 1914 – Germans invade Lodz
49. December 6, 1916 – Gen Mackkensen guided the German army to capture Bucharest
50. December 6, 1916 – occupation of Bucharest by central powers during WWI
51. December 6, 1917 – 1700 were killed in Halifax, Canada when a ship “Mont Blanc” belonging to France carrying ammunition detonated

52. December 6, 1917 – Finland, following the example of Ukraine which declared independent on Nov.20, proclaimed itself as a Republic when there was an easing in the Russian administration
53. December 6, 1921 – Northern Ireland was formed; Ireland declared dominion under the Anglo-Irish Treaty
54. December 6, 1921 – nomination of Mackenzie King, chief of the Labor Party and father of liberal coalition, as Prime Minister of Canada
55. December 6, 1922 – The Constitution of the Irish Free State becomes effective from this date
56. December 6, 1922 – power transmitted through transmission line on a commercial basis in the US, Utica, NY
57. December 6, 1923 – President Calvin Coolidge’s address aired through radio
58. December 6, 1925 – a treaty signed between Italy, Britain, and Egypt
59. December 6, 1925 – Chicago Bears defeating NY Giants, 19-7 was witnessed by a maximum of 73,000
60. December 6, 1929 – voting rights for women introduced in Turkey
61. December 6, 1930 – Toronto Balmy Beach vanquishes Regina Roughriders, 11-6 to achieve their 2nd and final championship
62. December 6, 1933 – restriction “Ulysses” by James Joyce revoked
63. December 6, 1938 – Capt. Piet Laros, along with 117 Spanish people who had been granted knighthood returned to the Netherlands
64. December 6, 1938 – non-aggression agreement between France and Germany (Ribbentrop-Bonnet Pact)
65. December 6, 1939 – Nile Kinnick, Iowa (HB) was awarded the 5th Heisman Trophy
66. December 6, 1939 – first performance of the musical “Du Barry Was a Lady” by Cole Porter in NYC

67. December 6, 1940 – detention of Helen Ernst, German struggle fighter and artist, by Gestapo
68. December 6, 1940 – Pietro Badoglio steps down as the viceroy of Ethiopia
69. December 6, 1941 – Japanese naval force sighted at Singapore by the Dutch and British air force
70. December 6, 1941 – approval granted by NYC Council for construction of Idlewild (Kennedy) Airport in Queens
71. December 6, 1942 – the creation of the Dutch Commonwealth was announced by Queen Wilhelmina
72. December 6, 1942 – a manufacturing unit in Philips was bombed by RAF; 150 people lost their lives
73. December 6, 1944 – 95th US Army battalion arrives in Westwall
74. December 6, 1947 – bestowing of Everglades National Park in Florida
75. December 6, 1950 – publication of ‘Mirabile illud’ by Pope Pius XII
76. December 6, 1952 – Israeli diplomat declared persona non grata by Czech administration
77. December 6, 1953 – Lou Groza, nicknamed ‘toe’ of Brown kicks 8 points after touching down to defeat Giants, 62-14
78. December 6, 1954 – Prix Goncourt Prize in French Literature awarded to Simone de Beauvoir
79. December 6, 1955 – Joyce Brothers, psychologist, New York got $64,000/- on the subject of boxing from an American game show
80. December 6, 1956 – debut of “Happy Hunting” at Majestic Theater NYC to give 413 presentations
81. December 6, 1956 – Detention of Nelson Mandela along with 156 followers for political unrest in South Africa

82. December 6, 1956 – at the Melbourne Olympics, Australian swimmer David Theile got a gold for 100 m backstroke swimming clocking at 1:02.2 – a world’s best timing
83. December 6, 1956 – at the Melbourne Olympics the Australian women’s relay team consisting of Dawn Fraser, Faith Leech, Sandra Morgan & Lorraine Crapp clocked the 4 x 100 m freestyle swimming at the world’s best timing at 4:17.1 to win a gold defeating the strong US team
84. December 6, 1956 – The water polo match between Russia and Hungary took place at the Melbourne Olympics against the background Hungarian Revolution. Hungary beat Russia 4-0 and won the Gold. The game was canceled due to disturbances and the intervention of the police.
85. December 6, 1956 – India defeats Pakistan in a hockey match, 1-0; Randhir Singh achieves the winning goal at the Melbourne Olympics. It was the 6th successive gold for India.
86. December 6, 1956 – There was a tie for the vault gold medal with 18.85 points between German prisoner of WWII Helmut Bantz and Soviet gymnast Valentin Muratov at the Melbourne Olympics
87. December 6, 1956 – Soviet gymnast Viktor Chukarin won the gold at the Melbourne Olympics for parallel bar both for individual and team events
88. December 6, 1957 – unsuccessful 1st attempt by the US to send a missile. Vanguard missile detonates
89. December 6, 1957 – The American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organization (AFL-CIO) approves ousting drivers/truckers (readmitted in October 1987)
90. December 6, 1957 – Dutch assets taken over by Indonesian Government
91. December 6, 1957 – at the age of 44 years and 14 days Gardner Mulloy, the oldest American to achieve the Davis Cup; Vic Seixas, and his team achieve a 3-0 lead over the Philippines to give the US at the Inter Zone 1st round in Adelaide, Australia
92. December 6, 1958 – Pioneer 3, US Lunar investigation rocket could not go beyond 107,269 km and fell back
93. December 6, 1960 – American League grants LA Angles License to American trader Gene Autry
94. December 6, 1961 – Ernie Davis, Syracuse (HB) was the 1st African American to achieve the 27th Heisman Trophy
95. December 6, 1962 – The US discards the air-launch ballistic missile program (sky bolt program)
96. December 6, 1963 – commencing a practice by the Beatles to announce Christmas records to its fans

97. December 6, 1963 – first play of cricket match by Graeme Pollock at the Gabba
98. December 6, 1964 – premiere of the TV program entitled “Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer”
99. December 6, 1964 – TV transmission channel 13 in La Grande, OR on PBS commences its programs
100. December 6, 1964 – stepping down of Antonio Segni, President of Italy
101. December 6, 1965 – 125 people lost their lives when two trucks banged into a mass of dancers in Sotouboua Togo
102. December 6, 1965 – The study of Islamic ideology was made compulsory in Pakistan for students starting from primary to graduate level as per the recommendation of the Islamic Ideology Advisory Committee
103. December 6, 1966 – vaccination against polio made compulsory in Belgium
104. December 6, 1967 – Atomic test by USSR at Sary Shagan, USSR
105. December 6, 1968 – termination of Commissioner William Eckert after 3 years
106. December 6, 1968 – Wayne Zahn achieved the PBA National Championship title
107. December 6, 1968 – TV transmission channel 51 starts functioning in Fort Lauderdale, FL (IND)
108. December 6, 1969 – last show of “Buck White” at George Abbott Theater NYC after 7 presentations
109. December 6, 1969 – Altamont musical performance, with no entry fee, featuring The Rolling Stones was attended by 300,000 fans but was spoiled by bloodshed and four deaths
110. December 6, 1969 – Atomic test by USSR
111. December 6, 1970 – Cleveland Cavaliers defeat Buffalo Braves, 108-106; their first NBA triumph at home
112. December 6, 1971 – The services of Lewis Franklin Powell confirmed as Supreme Court Justice in the US

113. December 6, 1971 – A bomb exploded in the Salvation Army Citadel in Belfast, and the inferno in the neighboring building. A woman lost her life while trying to retrieve her belongings
114. December 6, 1973 – The Constitution of Bahrain comes into effect
115. December 6, 1973 – Spiro Agnew steps down on fraud charges; Gerald Ford takes over as first unelected Vice President
116. December 6, 1973 – shifting San Diego Padres to Washington, D.C was approved by NL (but didn’t happen)
117. December 6, 1974 – The musical “Ding Dong, Ding Dong” by George Harrison announced
118. December 6, 1975 – Archie Griffin, Ohio State (RB) was awarded the 41st Heisman Trophy
119. December 6, 1975 – The Balcombe Street Siege lasted for 6 days; two captives were held by four Provisional Irish Republican Army volunteers at a house in London, England
120. December 6, 1976 – POW Pieter Menten was detained in Zurich
121. December 6, 1977 – Bophuthatswana gains freedom from South Africa
122. December 6, 1978 – Constitution of Spain approved
123. December 6, 1980 – spacecraft Intelsat V No.502 by NASA
124. December 6, 1981 – Rob de Castella of Australia clocks a lengthy run at the best time of 2:08:18
125. December 6, 1982 – A time bomb planted by the Irish National Liberation Army (INLA) at the Droppin’ Well Bar in Ballykelly, County Londonderry, explodes killing 11 British soldiers and 6 civilians
126. December 6, 1983 – detonation of a bomb in a bus in Jerusalem kills 6 Israelis
127. December 6, 1984 – Atomic test by France
128. December 6, 1984 – two captives were killed on board a Kuwaiti jetliner by kidnappers
129. December 6, 1984 – Helena Sukova defeats Martina Navratilova, 1-6,6-3,7-5 in the semi-finals of the Australian Open in Melbourne. This ends Martina Navratilova’s 74-match winning streak and her hopes of participating in the Grand Slam
130. December 6, 1986 – Vinny Testaverde, Miami Fla(QB) won the 52nd Heisman Trophy
131. December 6, 1986 – Atomic test by France at Mururoa Atoll
132. December 6, 1987 – Three children in the age group of 13-19 (followers of satan) in Missouri kill a friend for ‘fun’
133. December 6, 1987 – skater Christa Rothenburger skates female 500m in the best time of 39.39 sec
134. December 6, 1988 – meeting between Yasser Arafat and important American Jews in Stockholm, Sweden
135. December 6, 1988 – Carlos Andres Perez elected again as president of Venezuela
136. December 6, 1988 – In a cricket match against WI, Merv Hughes takes 13 wickets at the WACA Austria was defeated
137. December 6, 1988 – Milwaukee Bucks achieve their 1,000th NBA competition
138. December 6, 1988 – shifting of Nelson Mandela to Victor Vester Prison, Cape town
139. December 6, 1988 – Baltimore Orioles was sold to Agnes Neil Williams for $70 million; Eli Jacobs takes charge as CEO of Baltimore Orioles
140. December 6, 1989 – 52 security forces were killed when a mafia drug honcho blasted the security force at Bogota
141. December 6, 1989 – Marc Lepine murders 14 women at U Montreal in the worst Canadian mass murder
142. December 6, 1990 – Tampa Bay Lightening granted NHL membership imposing conditions
143. December 6, 1990 – all foreign prisoners released by Saddam Hussein
144. December 6, 1990 – The signature of Shoeless Joe Jackson was sold for $23,000
145. December 6, 1991 – premiere of “Les Misérables” at Circus theater, Scheveningen
146. December 6, 1991 – debut show of “Star Trek VI-Undiscovered Country”
147. December 6, 1992 – Babri Masjid in India destroyed by Hindus in India (300,000), 4 people lost their life
148. December 6, 1992 – USA defeats Switzerland in Fort Worth (3-1) at the 81st Davis Cup
149. December 6, 1992 – Jerry Rice of the San Francisco 49ers achieves the 101st touchdown
150. December 6, 1992 – San Francisco Giants and Pirates MLB outfielder Barry Bonds sign a contract for USD 43 million
151. December 6, 1992 – Jim Courier triumphs over Jackob Hlasek of Switzerland, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 to help the US achieve a 3-1 success at the Davis Cup Tennis, Ft. Worth, Texas
152. December 6, 1993 – lady skater, Gunda Niemann clocks a lady’s best of skating of 5 km at 7:13.29
153. December 6, 1994 – Maltese Falcon was sold by auction for $398,590
154. December 6, 1994 – insolvency petition filed by Orange County California
155. December 6, 1994 – announcement of a 5th TV network to start from Jan 11, 1995 by Warner Brother
156. December 6, 1995 – TLC & Hootie & The Blowfish achieve the 6th Billboard Music awards
157. December 6, 1995 – Michael Jackson falls while practicing for an HBO special
158. December 6, 1996 – Mashonaland beat England during a first-class tournament competition
159. December 6, 1998 – nomination of Hugo Chavez as president of Venezuela
160. December 6, 1998 – Sweden defeats Italy in the 87th Davis Cup at Milan (4-1)

21st Century – December 6 This Day In History – The 2000s

161. December 6, 2001 – Newfoundland province in Canada given a new name – Newfoundland and Labrador
162. December 6, 2002 – debut show of “Adaption” guided by Spike Jonze, featuring Nicolas Cage and Meryl Streep
163. December 6, 2005 – In a protest demonstration in Dongzhou in China, many villagers were killed
164. December 6, 2006 – the pictures taken by the Mars Global Surveyor and released by NASA indicate the presence of liquid water on Mars
165. December 6, 2008 – Bettie Page (85), a pin-up American model, suffers a heart attack and is admitted to a hospital in a serious condition
166. December 6, 2009 – Spain defeats Czech Republic (5-0) in the 98th Dais Cup in Barcelona
167. December 6, 2009 – last show of Broadway, “A Steady Rain” featuring Hugh Jackman and Daniel Craig
168. December 6, 2010 – The first publication of “The Birds of America” by John James Audubon was sold by auction at Sotheby’s, London for a maximum of 7,321,250 pounds
169. December 6, 2012 – during a protest demonstration in Egypt,7 people were killed and 770 wounded
170. December 6, 2012 – the death toll in Hurricane Bopha was 418 with 318 missing and 179,000 relocated
171. December 6, 2012 – remains of Nyasasaurs, supposed to be 243 million years old traced in Tanzania
172. December 6, 2013 – a suggestion to establish a permanent Pontifical Commission to examine cases of sin and sexual harassment of minors was approved by Pope Francis
173. December 6, 2013 – Ebola fever in Meliandou, Guinea takes its toll on a 2-year boy
174. December 6, 2018 – The world’s biggest restaurant measuring 30,000 feet and half of the size of a football field was inaugurated by Starbucks in Shanghai
175. December 6, 2017 – Time Magazine identifies their Person of the Year, “The Silence Breakers”, the people who voluntarily disclose sexual harassment
176. December 6, 2017 – Jerusalem was accepted as the Capital of Israel by US President Donald Trump, and plans to move the American Consulate to Jerusalem
177. December 6, 2017 – An inferno in Skirball near Los Angeles blocked Interstate 405 road as evacuation thousands affected
178. December 6, 2017 – swearing in of Andrej Babis as Prime Minister of the Czech Republic
179. December 6, 2017 – The fact that there was no systematic impact assessment on the effects of Brexit was revealed by Britain’s Brexit negotiator David Davis
180. December 6, 2017 – detention of Brazil’s drug crime chief Rogerio da Silva in Rio
181. December 6, 2017 – Astronomers announce in “Nature”, the discovery of a “Supermassive” black hole, nearly 800 times bigger than the Sun and 13 billion light-years away
182. December 6, 2018 – the inauguration of a Museum on Black Civilization in Senegal in Dakar by President Macky Sall
183. December 6, 2018 – Public transport in Luxembourg made free for the first time
184. December 6, 2018 – a plague sample supposed to be 4900 years old was traced in a 20-year-old woman in Gokhem, southern Sweden, and reported in “Cell”

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