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Historical Events In December - 06

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

1745  On this day in history bonnie Prince Charlies army retreats to Scotland  

1756  On December - 06 british troops under Robert Clive occupy Fulta India  

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

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

1768  Johann Baptist Henneberg, composer on this day in history.  

1774  Austria becomes the first nation to introduce state education on this day in history.  

1775  On December - 06 nicolas Isouard, composer  

1776  Paul Friedrich Struck, composer on December - 06.  

1787  On this day in history laurens Pieter van de Speigel appointed Dutch pension advisor  

1790  Congress meets in Philadelphia, new temporary US capitol on December - 06.  

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

1792  Abraham J van de Aa, lexicographer (Biographic Dictionary) on this day in history.  

1793  Marie Jeanne Becu comtesse du Barry, mistress of Louis XV, beheaded on this day in history.  

1799  On this day in history joseph Black, Scottish medical/chemist/physicist, dies at 71  

1806  Louis-Gilbert Duprez, composer on this day in history.  

1808  On December - 06 johan M Dautzenberg, Flemish author (Future)  

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

1816  Henry Eustace McCulloch, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1895 on this day in history.  

1820  On December - 06 uS president James Monroe re-elected  

1822  Veterinary school in Utrecht opens on this day in history.  

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

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

1825  Pres John Adams suggests establishment of a US observatory on this day in history.  

1831  Joshua Woodrow Sill, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1862 on December - 06.  

1833  HMS Beagle/Charles Darwin departs Rio de la Plata on December - 06.  

1833  On December - 06 john Singleton Mosby, lawyer/Col (Confederate Army), died in 1916  

1834  Jonas Daniel Meyer, Dutch lawyer, dies at 54 on December - 06.  

1841  On December - 06 robert Schumann's 4th Symphony in D, premieres  

1843  Amsterdam-Utrecht railway opens on December - 06.  

1843  Albert de Vriendt, Flemish historical painter/etcher on this day in history.  

1845  On December - 06 alpha Sigma Phi Fraternity is founded at Yale College.  

1846  The opera "La Damnation de Faust" is produced (Paris) on this day in history.  

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

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 this day in history birth of hasan al-Askari, Shia Imam (d. 874)  

1285  King Ferdinand IV of Castile (d. 1312) was born on December - 06.  

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

1478  On December - 06 birth of baldassare Castiglione, Italian diplomat and author (d. 1529)  

1550  On December - 06 birth of orazio Tiberio Vecchi, composer  

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

1608  On this day in history birth of george Monck/Monk, English general/gov of Scotland  

1637  On December - 06 birth of sir Edmund Andros, English governor in North America (d. 1714)  

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Famous Deaths In December - 06

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0343  On December - 06 death of saint Nicholas  

1185  On this day in history afonso I, the Conqueror, king of Portugal (1143-85), dies at 76  

1352  On this day in history clement VI, [Pierre Roger], Pope (1342-52), dies  

1531  Death of John Volkertsz Trimaker, Dutch anabaptist leader, beheaded on December - 06.  

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

1562  On December - 06 jan van Scorel, Dutch painter/architect, dies  

1598  On December - 06 elbertus Leoninus, Dutch lawyer/politician, dies at about 78  

1618  On this day in history death of jacques-Davy Duperron, French cardinal (b. 1556)  

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