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Historical Events In December - 06

Tuesday, 17 May 2022

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

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

1952  On this day in history czech govt tells Israeli ambassador, he's persona non grata  

1953  On this day in history 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  Simone de Beauvoir receives Prix Goncourt on December - 06.  

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

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

1956  Nelson Mandela and 156 others arrested for political activities in S Africa on this day in history.  

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

1957  AFL-CIO votes to expel Teamsters (readmitted in October 1987) on this day in history.  

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  US lunar probe Pioneer 3 reaches 107,269 km, falls back on this day in history.  

1958  Erwin Bodky, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

1959  Len Doyle, actor (Harrington-Mr District Attorney), dies at 66 on this day in history.  

1960  On this day in history aL grants Gene Autry a franchise, LA Angels  

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

1962  On December - 06 uS abandons Skybolt ballistic missile program  

1962  US abandons Skybolt balastic missile program on this day in history.  

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  Alberto Vaccari, Italian jesuit/old testament scholar, dies at 90 on this day in history.  

1966  On December - 06 hermann Heiss, composer, dies at 68  

1969  On December - 06 300,000 attend the Altamont CA, rock concert feature Rolling Stones  

1970  Thomas S Power, USAF-gen (Raid on Tokyo-March 1945), dies at 65 on this day in history.  

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

1971  On December - 06 hugo Godron, composer, dies at 71  

1972  Janet Munro, actress (Crawling Eye, Swiss Family Robinson), dies at 38 on this day in history.  

1973  On this day in history gerald Ford sworn-in as first unelected VP, succeeds Spiro T Agnew  

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  Hasan al-Askari, Shia Imam (d. 874) was born on December - 06.  

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  Baldassare Castiglione, Italian diplomat and author (d. 1529) was born on December - 06.  

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

1586  On this day in history birth of niccolò Zucchi, Italian astronomer (d. 1670)  

1608  On this day in history birth of george Monck/Monk, English general/gov of Scotland  

1637  Sir Edmund Andros, English governor in North America (d. 1714) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In December - 06

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0343  On this day in history death of saint Nicholas  

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 December - 06.  

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  On this day in history jan van Scorel, Dutch painter/architect, dies  

1598  On December - 06 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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