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Historical Events In December - 06

Wednesday, 04 August 2021

1849  On this day in history harriet Tubman escapes from slavery in Maryland  

1862  Pres Lincoln orders hanging of 39 Santee Sioux indians on December - 06.  

1864  On December - 06 battle of Deveaux's Neck, SC  

1865  13th Amendment is ratified, abolishing slavery on this day in history.  

1865  Sebastian de Iradier, Spanish composer (Arreglito), dies at 56 on this day in history.  

1866  On December - 06 chicago water supply tunnel 3,227 m into Lake Michigan completed  

1867  On this day in history giovanni Pacini, composer, dies at 71  

1869  On December - 06 jan de Liefde II, Dutch vicar/author (People's Welfare), dies at 54  

1870  Joseph H Rainey, first black in the House of Reps (SC) on this day in history.  

1870  Joseph H Rainey, 1st black in House of Reps (SC) on this day in history.  

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

1872  Mikulas Moyzes, composer on December - 06.  

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

1873  On December - 06 1st international football game in US: Yale 2, Eton (England) 1  

1873  Manuel Acuna, Mexican poet (Ante un Cadaver), dies at 24 on this day in history.  

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

1876  City of Anaheim incorporated for 2nd time on this day in history.  

1876  On this day in history the first crematorium in US begins operation, Washington PA  

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

1877  On this day in history thomas Edison demonstrates the first gramophone, with a recording of himself reciting 'Mary Had A Little Lamb'  

1877  On December - 06 washington Post publishes first edition  

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

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

1882  On this day in history atmosphere of Venus detected during transit  

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

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

1884  On this day in history 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 December - 06 joyce Kilmer, US, (male) poet (Trees)  

1887  Joseph Lamb, composer on this day in history.  

1889  Jefferson Davis, Pres of Confederate States (1861-5), dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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

1285  King Ferdinand IV of Castile (d. 1312) was born on this day in history.  

1421  On this day in history birth of henry VI, king of England (1422-61, 1470-71)  

1478  Baldassare Castiglione, Italian diplomat and author (d. 1529) was born on December - 06.  

1550  Orazio Tiberio Vecchi, composer was born on December - 06.  

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 this day in history.  

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  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 December - 06.  

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  Jan van Scorel, Dutch painter/architect, dies on December - 06.  

1598  On this day in history 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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