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Historical Events In December - 06

Friday, 26 February 2021

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

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

1768  Johann Baptist Henneberg, composer on December - 06.  

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

1775  Nicolas Isouard, composer on December - 06.  

1776  Paul Friedrich Struck, composer on this day in history.  

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  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 this day in history.  

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

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

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

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 this day in history.  

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

1822  On December - 06 veterinary school in Utrecht opens  

1822  On this day in history 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 this day in history pres John Adams suggests establishment of a US observatory  

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

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

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  Robert Schumann's 4th Symphony in D, premieres on December - 06.  

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 December - 06.  

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

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

1846  On this day in history henryk Jarecki, composer  

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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 this day in history.  

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

1421  On December - 06 birth of henry VI, king of England (1422-61, 1470-71)  

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  On this day in history birth of niccolò Zucchi, Italian astronomer (d. 1670)  

1608  On December - 06 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  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  Death of John Volkertsz Trimaker, Dutch anabaptist leader, beheaded on this day in history.  

1550  Pieter Coecke van Aelst, Flemish painter, dies at 48 on December - 06.  

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  Death of Jacques-Davy Duperron, French cardinal (b. 1556) on December - 06.  

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