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Historical Events In December - 06

Friday, 14 May 2021

1745  Bonnie Prince Charlies army retreats to Scotland on December - 06.  

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

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

1768  On December - 06 1st edition of "Encyclopedia Brittanica" published (Scotland)  

1768  On this day in history johann Baptist Henneberg, composer  

1774  On this day in history austria becomes the first nation to introduce state education  

1775  On December - 06 nicolas Isouard, composer  

1776  On December - 06 paul Friedrich Struck, composer  

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

1790  Congress meets in Philadelphia, new temporary US capitol on this day in history.  

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

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

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 this day in history louis-Gilbert Duprez, composer  

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

1809  On December - 06 stephen Thomas, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1903  

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 December - 06 veterinary school in Utrecht opens  

1822  John Eberhard, built 1st large-scale pencil factory in US on December - 06.  

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  Jonas Daniel Meyer, Dutch lawyer, dies at 54 on this day in history.  

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

1843  On this day in history amsterdam-Utrecht railway opens  

1843  On December - 06 albert de Vriendt, Flemish historical painter/etcher  

1845  Alpha Sigma Phi Fraternity is founded at Yale College on December - 06.  

1846  On this day in history the opera "La Damnation de Faust" is produced (Paris)  

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  Hasan al-Askari, Shia Imam (d. 874) was born on December - 06.  

1285  On this day in history 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 December - 06.  

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  George Monck/Monk, English general/gov of Scotland was born on December - 06.  

1637  Sir Edmund Andros, English governor in North America (d. 1714) was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In December - 06

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0343  On this day in history death of saint Nicholas  

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

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  On this day in history pieter Coecke van Aelst, Flemish painter, dies at 48  

1562  On December - 06 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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