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Historical Events In December - 06

Tuesday, 05 July 2022

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

1862  On this day in history pres Lincoln orders hanging of 39 Santee Sioux indians  

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

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

1865  On December - 06 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  On this day in history jan de Liefde II, Dutch vicar/author (People's Welfare), dies at 54  

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

1870  On this day in history joseph H Rainey, 1st black in House of Reps (SC)  

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

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

1873  Manuel Acuna, Mexican poet (Ante un Cadaver), dies at 24 on December - 06.  

1875  On December - 06 44th Congress (1875-77) convenes  

1876  On December - 06 city of Anaheim incorporated for 2nd time  

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

1876  1st crematorium in US begins operation, Washington, Penn on December - 06.  

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

1877  On this day in history washington Post publishes first edition  

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

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

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

1882  A Trollope, writer, dies on December - 06.  

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

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  On this day in history albrecht Schaeffer, German writer (The General)  

1886  Joyce Kilmer, US, (male) poet (Trees) on December - 06.  

1887  On December - 06 joseph Lamb, composer  

1889  Jefferson Davis, Pres of Confederate States (1861-5), dies at 81 on December - 06.  

1892  The birth of Sir Osbert Sitwell, British Writer on December - 06.  

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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 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 December - 06.  

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 December - 06 birth of niccolò Zucchi, Italian astronomer (d. 1670)  

1608  On this day in history birth of george Monck/Monk, English general/gov of Scotland  

1637  Sir Edmund Andros, English governor in North America (d. 1714) was born on December - 06.  

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 December - 06 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  Pieter Coecke van Aelst, Flemish painter, dies at 48 on this day in history.  

1562  Jan van Scorel, Dutch painter/architect, dies on this day in history.  

1598  On December - 06 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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