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Historical Events In December - 06

Thursday, 21 January 2021

1849  Harriet Tubman escapes from slavery in Maryland on December - 06.  

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

1864  On this day in history 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 this day in history chicago water supply tunnel 3,227 m into Lake Michigan completed  

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 December - 06.  

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 December - 06.  

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

1873  On December - 06 manuel Acuna, Mexican poet (Ante un Cadaver), dies at 24  

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

1876  City of Anaheim incorporated for 2nd time on December - 06.  

1876  The first crematorium in US begins operation, Washington PA on December - 06.  

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  On December - 06 1st sound recording made (Thomas Edison)  

1880  The Edmonton Bulletin, the first newspaper in Edmonton and in the province of Alberta begins publication on this day in history.  

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

1882  On this day in history a Trollope, writer, dies  

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

1884  Aluminum capstone set atop Washington Monument, Wash, DC on this day in history.  

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

1885  On December - 06 albrecht Schaeffer, German writer (The General)  

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 this day in history 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 this day in history birth of hasan al-Askari, Shia Imam (d. 874)  

1285  On December - 06 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 this day in history.  

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

1586  On this day in history birth of niccolò Zucchi, Italian astronomer (d. 1670)  

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 December - 06.  

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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  On this day in history clement VI, [Pierre Roger], Pope (1342-52), dies  

1531  On December - 06 death of john Volkertsz Trimaker, Dutch anabaptist leader, beheaded  

1550  Pieter Coecke van Aelst, Flemish painter, dies at 48 on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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