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Historical Events In December - 06

Thursday, 13 May 2021

1920  On December - 06 karel Kovarovic, composer, dies at 57  

1921  As a result of the Anglo-Irish Treaty, the 'Irish Free State' is formally created on December - 06.  

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 this day in history.  

1921  On this day in history otto Graham, AAFC/NFL QB (Cleveland Browns)  

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

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

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

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

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

1925  Andy Robustelli, NFL defensive end (LA Rams, NY Giants) on this day in history.  

1926  On December - 06 italian dictator, Benito Mussolini, introduces a tax on bachelors  

1926  On December - 06 martti Katajisto, Parkano Finland, actor (Mar Oksalla Ylimmaellae)  

1926  On December - 06 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  Ban on James Joyce' "Ulysses" in US, lifted on December - 06.  

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

1938  117 Spanish knights under capt Piet Laros return to Netherlands on this day in history.  

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

1940  On December - 06 gestapo arrest German resistance fighter/poster artist Helen Ernst  

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

1941  NYC Council agrees to build Idlewild (Kennedy) Airport in Queens on this day in history.  

1941  Dutch & British pilots see Japanese invasion fleet at Singapore on December - 06.  

1942  Queen Wilhelmina announces Dutch Commonwealth on December - 06.  

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 this day in history maximilian Oseyevich Shteynberg, composer, dies at 63  

1947  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1285  On December - 06 birth of king Ferdinand IV of Castile (d. 1312)  

1421  On December - 06 birth of henry VI, king of England (1422-61, 1470-71)  

1478  On this day in history birth of baldassare Castiglione, Italian diplomat and author (d. 1529)  

1550  On this day in history birth of orazio Tiberio Vecchi, composer  

1586  Niccolò Zucchi, Italian astronomer (d. 1670) was born on December - 06.  

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  Death of Saint Nicholas on December - 06.  

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

1352  Clement VI, [Pierre Roger], Pope (1342-52), dies on this day in history.  

1531  Death of John Volkertsz Trimaker, Dutch anabaptist leader, beheaded on December - 06.  

1550  On this day in history pieter Coecke van Aelst, Flemish painter, dies at 48  

1562  On December - 06 jan van Scorel, Dutch painter/architect, dies  

1598  Elbertus Leoninus, Dutch lawyer/politician, dies at about 78 on this day in history.  

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

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