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Historical Events In December - 06

Tuesday, 26 January 2021

1950  On December - 06 pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Mirabile illud  

1951  J Edward Bromberg, dies at 47 on this day in history.  

1952  Czech govt tells Israeli ambassador, he's persona non grata on December - 06.  

1953  On December - 06 brown's Lou "Toe" Groza kicks 8 PATs, beating Giants 62-14  

1953  Konstanty I Galczynski, Polish poet (Zielona Ges), dies at 48 on December - 06.  

1954  On this day in history simone de Beauvoir receives Prix Goncourt  

1955  On this day in history new York psychologist Joyce Brothers won "$64,000 Question" on boxing  

1955  On this day in history the Federal government standardized the size of license plates throughout the U.S. Previously, individual states had designed their own license plates, resulting in wide variations.  

1955  On December - 06 nY psychologist Joyce Brothers won "$64,000 Question" on boxing  

1956  On December - 06 nelson Mandela and 156 others arrested for political activities in S Africa  

1956  On December - 06 "Happy Hunting" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 413 performances  

1957  On December - 06 aFL-CIO votes to expel Teamsters (readmitted in October 1987)  

1957  The first US attempt to launch a satellite fails-Vanguard rocket blows up on December - 06.  

1957  1st US attempt to launch a satellite fails-Vanguard rocket blows up on this day in history.  

1958  On December - 06 uS lunar probe Pioneer 3 reaches 107,269 km, falls back  

1958  Erwin Bodky, composer, dies at 62 on December - 06.  

1959  Len Doyle, actor (Harrington-Mr District Attorney), dies at 66 on December - 06.  

1960  AL grants Gene Autry a franchise, LA Angels on December - 06.  

1961  On this day in history 27th Heisman Trophy Award: Ernie Davis, Syracuse (HB)  

1962  On December - 06 uS abandons Skybolt ballistic missile program  

1962  On this day in history uS abandons Skybolt balastic missile program  

1963  Beatles begin a tradition of releasing a Christmas record for fans on December - 06.  

1963  On December - 06 jozef Goossenaerts, Flem philologist (Language Boundary), dies at 81  

1964  "Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer" 1st airs on TV on this day in history.  

1965  On this day in history 2 trucks crashed into a crowd of dancers (Sotouboua Togo) kills 125  

1965  On December - 06 alberto Vaccari, Italian jesuit/old testament scholar, dies at 90  

1966  Hermann Heiss, composer, dies at 68 on December - 06.  

1969  300,000 attend the Altamont CA, rock concert feature Rolling Stones on this day in history.  

1970  Thomas S Power, USAF-gen (Raid on Tokyo-March 1945), dies at 65 on December - 06.  

1971  Lewis Franklin Powell confirmed as Supreme Court justice on this day in history.  

1971  On this day in history hugo Godron, composer, dies at 71  

1972  On this day in history janet Munro, actress (Crawling Eye, Swiss Family Robinson), dies at 38  

1973  Gerald Ford sworn-in as first unelected VP, succeeds Spiro T Agnew on this day in history.  

1973  Justus Hermann Wetzel, composer, dies at 94 on this day in history.  

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

1550  Orazio Tiberio Vecchi, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

1608  On December - 06 birth of george Monck/Monk, English general/gov of Scotland  

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  On December - 06 death of saint Nicholas  

1185  Afonso I, the Conqueror, king of Portugal (1143-85), dies at 76 on December - 06.  

1352  Clement VI, [Pierre Roger], Pope (1342-52), dies on December - 06.  

1531  On this day in history death of john Volkertsz Trimaker, Dutch anabaptist leader, beheaded  

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

1562  Jan van Scorel, Dutch painter/architect, dies on this day in history.  

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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