Historical Events In December - 06
Monday, 16 May 2022
1920 Karel Kovarovic, composer, dies at 57 on this day in history.
1921 On this day in history as a result of the Anglo-Irish Treaty, the 'Irish Free State' is formally created
1921 Irish Free State gains independence from Britain on December - 06.
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 December - 06.
1922 the first constitution of Irish Free State comes into operation on this day in history.
1922 1st constitution of Irish Free State comes into operation on December - 06.
1923 On December - 06 presidential address broadcast on radio (President Calvin Coolidge) for the first time
1923 On this day in history 1st presidential address broadcast on radio (Pres Calvin Coolidge)
1924 Wally Cox, Detroit, actor (Mr Peepers, Hollywood Squares) on December - 06.
1925 Italy, Britain & Egypt sign Jaghbub accord (Italy) on this day in history.
1925 On December - 06 andy Robustelli, NFL defensive end (LA Rams, NY Giants)
1926 On December - 06 italian dictator, Benito Mussolini, introduces a tax on bachelors
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 December - 06.
1930 On this day in history 18th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Balmy Beach defeat Regina Roughriders, 11-6
1933 Ban on James Joyce' "Ulysses" in US, lifted on this day in history.
1933 Auguste Chapuis, composer, dies at 75 on December - 06.
1938 On December - 06 117 Spanish knights under capt Piet Laros return to Netherlands
1939 On this day in history 5th Heisman Trophy Award: Nile Kinnick, Iowa (HB)
1940 On this day in history gestapo arrest German resistance fighter/poster artist Helen Ernst
1940 Charlie Hime, cricketer (one Test for S Africa 1895), dies on December - 06.
1941 On this day in history nYC Council agrees to build Idlewild (Kennedy) Airport in Queens
1941 On December - 06 dutch & British pilots see Japanese invasion fleet at Singapore
1942 On December - 06 queen Wilhelmina announces Dutch Commonwealth
1943 Firmin Baes, Flemish painter, dies at 69 on December - 06.
1944 On this day in history uS 95th Infantry division reaches Westwall
1946 Maximilian Oseyevich Shteynberg, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.
1947 On December - 06 the Everglades National Park in Florida is dedicated.
1948 On December - 06 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.
1949 Leadbelly, [Huddie William Ledbetter], blues singer, dies at 64 on December - 06.