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Historical Events In December - 06

Saturday, 27 February 2021

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  On December - 06 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 December - 06.  

1922  the first constitution of Irish Free State comes into operation on this day in history.  

1922  On December - 06 1st constitution of Irish Free State comes into operation  

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

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

1924  On this day in history wally Cox, Detroit, actor (Mr Peepers, Hollywood Squares)  

1925  Italy, Britain & Egypt sign Jaghbub accord (Italy) on December - 06.  

1925  Andy Robustelli, NFL defensive end (LA Rams, NY Giants) on December - 06.  

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  On this day in history claude [Oscar] Monet, French painter (impressionist), dies at 86  

1927  On December - 06 jacques Bondon, composer  

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  On this day in history ban on James Joyce' "Ulysses" in US, lifted  

1933  On December - 06 auguste Chapuis, composer, dies at 75  

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

1939  5th Heisman Trophy Award: Nile Kinnick, Iowa (HB) on December - 06.  

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 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 this day in history.  

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

1946  Maximilian Oseyevich Shteynberg, composer, dies at 63 on December - 06.  

1947  On December - 06 the Everglades National Park in Florida is dedicated.  

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 December - 06 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  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  On this day in history birth of baldassare Castiglione, Italian diplomat and author (d. 1529)  

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  On December - 06 birth of george Monck/Monk, English general/gov of Scotland  

1637  On this day in history birth of sir Edmund Andros, English governor in North America (d. 1714)  

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Famous Deaths In December - 06

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0343  On December - 06 death of saint Nicholas  

1185  On this day in history 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  Death of John Volkertsz Trimaker, Dutch anabaptist leader, beheaded on this day in history.  

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 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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