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Historical Events In December - 06

Sunday, 18 April 2021

1849  On December - 06 harriet Tubman escapes from slavery in Maryland  

1862  On December - 06 pres Lincoln orders hanging of 39 Santee Sioux indians  

1864  Battle of Deveaux's Neck, SC on this day in history.  

1865  On December - 06 13th Amendment is ratified, abolishing slavery  

1865  On this day in history sebastian de Iradier, Spanish composer (Arreglito), dies at 56  

1866  Chicago water supply tunnel 3,227 m into Lake Michigan completed on this day in history.  

1867  On December - 06 giovanni Pacini, composer, dies at 71  

1869  Jan de Liefde II, Dutch vicar/author (People's Welfare), dies at 54 on this day in history.  

1870  On December - 06 joseph H Rainey, first black in the House of Reps (SC)  

1870  On December - 06 joseph H Rainey, 1st black in House of Reps (SC)  

1870  William S Hart, actor, silent Westerns (Wild Bill Hickok, Tumbleweeds) on this day in history.  

1872  William S. Hart (actor, director, silent screen star Wild Bill Hickock) was born This was the first TV show I watched in 1954 on December - 06.  

1872  Mikulas Moyzes, composer on December - 06.  

1872  William S. Hart (actor, director, silent screen star: Wild Bill Hickock) was born This was the first TV show I watched in 1954 on December - 06.  

1873  1st international football game in US: Yale 2, Eton (England) 1 on this day in history.  

1873  On this day in history manuel Acuna, Mexican poet (Ante un Cadaver), dies at 24  

1875  44th Congress (1875-77) convenes on December - 06.  

1876  On this day in history city of Anaheim incorporated for 2nd time  

1876  The first crematorium in US begins operation, Washington PA on this day in history.  

1876  1st crematorium in US begins operation, Washington, Penn on this day in history.  

1877  Thomas Edison demonstrates the first gramophone, with a recording of himself reciting 'Mary Had A Little Lamb' on December - 06.  

1877  Washington Post publishes first edition on this day in history.  

1877  1st sound recording made (Thomas Edison) on this day in history.  

1880  The Edmonton Bulletin, the first newspaper in Edmonton and in the province of Alberta begins publication on December - 06.  

1882  Atmosphere of Venus detected during transit on December - 06.  

1882  A Trollope, writer, dies on this day in history.  

1884  Aluminum capstone set atop Washington Monument, Washington DC on December - 06.  

1884  On December - 06 aluminum capstone set atop Washington Monument, Wash, DC  

1884  On December - 06 rose Schneiderman, NY state dept of labor sect (1937-44)  

1885  Albrecht Schaeffer, German writer (The General) on December - 06.  

1886  On this day in history joyce Kilmer, US, (male) poet (Trees)  

1887  On this day in history joseph Lamb, composer  

1889  On this day in history jefferson Davis, Pres of Confederate States (1861-5), dies at 81  

1892  On December - 06 the birth of Sir Osbert Sitwell, British Writer  

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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 this day in history birth of king Ferdinand IV of Castile (d. 1312)  

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  Orazio Tiberio Vecchi, composer was born on December - 06.  

1586  Niccolò Zucchi, Italian astronomer (d. 1670) was born on December - 06.  

1608  George Monck/Monk, English general/gov of Scotland was born on December - 06.  

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  Death of Saint Nicholas on December - 06.  

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

1352  Clement VI, [Pierre Roger], Pope (1342-52), dies on this day in history.  

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

1618  Death of Jacques-Davy Duperron, French cardinal (b. 1556) on this day in history.  

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