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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.  

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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  King Ferdinand IV of Castile (d. 1312) was born on this day in history.  

1421  On this day in history 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  Orazio Tiberio Vecchi, composer was born on this day in history.  

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.  

Famous Deaths In December - 06

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0343  Death of Saint Nicholas on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history 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 this day in history elbertus Leoninus, Dutch lawyer/politician, dies at about 78  

1618  On December - 06 death of jacques-Davy Duperron, French cardinal (b. 1556)  

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