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Historical Events In December - 06

Wednesday, 08 July 2020

1745  On December - 06 bonnie Prince Charlies army retreats to Scotland  

1756  British troops under Robert Clive occupy Fulta India on December - 06.  

1768  On December - 06 first edition of "Encyclopedia Brittanica" published (Scotland)  

1768  On this day in history 1st edition of "Encyclopedia Brittanica" published (Scotland)  

1768  On this day in history johann Baptist Henneberg, composer  

1774  On December - 06 austria becomes the first nation to introduce state education  

1775  Nicolas Isouard, composer on this day in history.  

1776  On this day in history paul Friedrich Struck, composer  

1787  Laurens Pieter van de Speigel appointed Dutch pension advisor on December - 06.  

1790  On December - 06 congress meets in Philadelphia, new temporary US capitol  

1790  On December - 06 the U.S. Congress moves from New York City to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  

1792  On this day in history abraham J van de Aa, lexicographer (Biographic Dictionary)  

1793  On December - 06 marie Jeanne Becu comtesse du Barry, mistress of Louis XV, beheaded  

1799  On December - 06 joseph Black, Scottish medical/chemist/physicist, dies at 71  

1806  On December - 06 louis-Gilbert Duprez, composer  

1808  Johan M Dautzenberg, Flemish author (Future) on December - 06.  

1809  Stephen Thomas, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1903 on this day in history.  

1816  On December - 06 henry Eustace McCulloch, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1895  

1820  On this day in history uS president James Monroe re-elected  

1822  On this day in history veterinary school in Utrecht opens  

1822  On December - 06 john Eberhard, built 1st large-scale pencil factory in US  

1825  On this day in history president John Adams suggests establishment of a US observatory  

1825  On December - 06 pres John Adams suggests establishment of a US observatory  

1831  On December - 06 joshua Woodrow Sill, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1862  

1833  On December - 06 hMS Beagle/Charles Darwin departs Rio de la Plata  

1833  John Singleton Mosby, lawyer/Col (Confederate Army), died in 1916 on December - 06.  

1834  On this day in history jonas Daniel Meyer, Dutch lawyer, dies at 54  

1841  On this day in history robert Schumann's 4th Symphony in D, premieres  

1843  Amsterdam-Utrecht railway opens on this day in history.  

1843  Albert de Vriendt, Flemish historical painter/etcher on December - 06.  

1845  Alpha Sigma Phi Fraternity is founded at Yale College on this day in history.  

1846  On December - 06 the opera "La Damnation de Faust" is produced (Paris)  

1846  Opera "La Damnation de Faust" is produced (Paris) on December - 06.  

1846  Henryk Jarecki, composer on December - 06.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 06

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0846  On December - 06 birth of hasan al-Askari, Shia Imam (d. 874)  

1285  On December - 06 birth of king Ferdinand IV of Castile (d. 1312)  

1421  Henry VI, king of England (1422-61, 1470-71) was born on this day in history.  

1478  Baldassare Castiglione, Italian diplomat and author (d. 1529) was born on this day in history.  

1550  On this day in history birth of orazio Tiberio Vecchi, composer  

1586  Niccolò Zucchi, Italian astronomer (d. 1670) was born on this day in history.  

1608  On December - 06 birth of george Monck/Monk, English general/gov of Scotland  

1637  Sir Edmund Andros, English governor in North America (d. 1714) was born on December - 06.  

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Famous Deaths In December - 06

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0343  Death of Saint Nicholas on December - 06.  

1185  Afonso I, the Conqueror, king of Portugal (1143-85), dies at 76 on December - 06.  

1352  On December - 06 clement VI, [Pierre Roger], Pope (1342-52), dies  

1531  On December - 06 death of john Volkertsz Trimaker, Dutch anabaptist leader, beheaded  

1550  Pieter Coecke van Aelst, Flemish painter, dies at 48 on this day in history.  

1562  On this day in history jan van Scorel, Dutch painter/architect, dies  

1598  On this day in history elbertus Leoninus, Dutch lawyer/politician, dies at about 78  

1618  On December - 06 death of jacques-Davy Duperron, French cardinal (b. 1556)  

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