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Historical Events In December - 06

Monday, 23 May 2022

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

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

1768  First edition of "Encyclopedia Brittanica" published (Scotland) on December - 06.  

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 December - 06.  

1776  Paul Friedrich Struck, composer on December - 06.  

1787  Laurens Pieter van de Speigel appointed Dutch pension advisor on this day in history.  

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

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  Marie Jeanne Becu comtesse du Barry, mistress of Louis XV, beheaded on December - 06.  

1799  Joseph Black, Scottish medical/chemist/physicist, dies at 71 on December - 06.  

1806  On December - 06 louis-Gilbert Duprez, composer  

1808  On this day in history johan M Dautzenberg, Flemish author (Future)  

1809  Stephen Thomas, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1903 on December - 06.  

1816  Henry Eustace McCulloch, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1895 on December - 06.  

1820  US president James Monroe re-elected on this day in history.  

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

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

1831  On this day in history joshua Woodrow Sill, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1862  

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

1833  On this day in history john Singleton Mosby, lawyer/Col (Confederate Army), died in 1916  

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  On December - 06 amsterdam-Utrecht railway opens  

1843  On this day in history albert de Vriendt, Flemish historical painter/etcher  

1845  On this day in history alpha Sigma Phi Fraternity is founded at Yale College.  

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

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

1846  Henryk Jarecki, composer on this day in history.  

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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 this day in history.  

1421  Henry VI, king of England (1422-61, 1470-71) was born on December - 06.  

1478  On this day in history birth of baldassare Castiglione, Italian diplomat and author (d. 1529)  

1550  Orazio Tiberio Vecchi, composer was born on this day in history.  

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  Sir Edmund Andros, English governor in North America (d. 1714) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In December - 06

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0343  Death of Saint Nicholas on this day in history.  

1185  On December - 06 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  On December - 06 pieter Coecke van Aelst, Flemish painter, dies at 48  

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

1598  Elbertus Leoninus, Dutch lawyer/politician, dies at about 78 on December - 06.  

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

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