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Historical Events In December - 06

Saturday, 26 September 2020

1920  On this day in history karel Kovarovic, composer, dies at 57  

1921  As a result of the Anglo-Irish Treaty, the 'Irish Free State' is formally created on this day in history.  

1921  On this day in history irish Free State gains independence from Britain  

1921  Anglo-Irish Treaty signed; Ireland receives dominion status; partition creates Northern Ireland on December - 06.  

1921  On December - 06 otto Graham, AAFC/NFL QB (Cleveland Browns)  

1922  The first commercial carrier of electricity launched its service on this day in 1922 in Utica, New York on this day in history.  

1922  On December - 06 the first constitution of Irish Free State comes into operation  

1922  1st constitution of Irish Free State comes into operation on this day in history.  

1923  Presidential address broadcast on radio (President Calvin Coolidge) for the first time on this day in history.  

1923  1st presidential address broadcast on radio (Pres Calvin Coolidge) on December - 06.  

1924  Wally Cox, Detroit, actor (Mr Peepers, Hollywood Squares) on this day in history.  

1925  Italy, Britain & Egypt sign Jaghbub accord (Italy) on this day in history.  

1925  On this day in history andy Robustelli, NFL defensive end (LA Rams, NY Giants)  

1926  Italian dictator, Benito Mussolini, introduces a tax on bachelors on this day in history.  

1926  Martti Katajisto, Parkano Finland, actor (Mar Oksalla Ylimmaellae) on this day in history.  

1926  Claude [Oscar] Monet, French painter (impressionist), dies at 86 on this day in history.  

1927  Jacques Bondon, composer on December - 06.  

1929  Turkey introduces female suffrage on this day in history.  

1930  On December - 06 18th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Balmy Beach defeat Regina Roughriders, 11-6  

1933  Ban on James Joyce' "Ulysses" in US, lifted on December - 06.  

1933  Auguste Chapuis, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

1938  On December - 06 117 Spanish knights under capt Piet Laros return to Netherlands  

1939  5th Heisman Trophy Award: Nile Kinnick, Iowa (HB) on this day in history.  

1940  Gestapo arrest German resistance fighter/poster artist Helen Ernst on December - 06.  

1940  On this day in history charlie Hime, cricketer (one Test for S Africa 1895), dies  

1941  On December - 06 nYC Council agrees to build Idlewild (Kennedy) Airport in Queens  

1941  On this day in history dutch & British pilots see Japanese invasion fleet at Singapore  

1942  Queen Wilhelmina announces Dutch Commonwealth on this day in history.  

1943  Firmin Baes, Flemish painter, dies at 69 on December - 06.  

1944  US 95th Infantry division reaches Westwall on this day in history.  

1946  On December - 06 maximilian Oseyevich Shteynberg, composer, dies at 63  

1947  The Everglades National Park in Florida is dedicated on December - 06.  

1948  Arthur Godfrey’s Talent Scouts debuted on CBS-TV. The show introduced such talent as Pat Boone, The Chordettes, Carmel Quinn, The McGuire Sisters, Rosemary Clooney, Tony Bennett, Connie Francis, Steve Lawrence and Al Martino on December - 06.  

1949  On this day in history leadbelly, [Huddie William Ledbetter], blues singer, dies at 64  

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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  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 this day in history.  

1478  On December - 06 birth of baldassare Castiglione, Italian diplomat and author (d. 1529)  

1550  On December - 06 birth of orazio Tiberio Vecchi, composer  

1586  On December - 06 birth of niccolò Zucchi, Italian astronomer (d. 1670)  

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

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  Death of Saint Nicholas on December - 06.  

1185  Afonso I, the Conqueror, king of Portugal (1143-85), dies at 76 on this day in history.  

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

1598  Elbertus Leoninus, Dutch lawyer/politician, dies at about 78 on December - 06.  

1618  On this day in history death of jacques-Davy Duperron, French cardinal (b. 1556)  

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