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Historical Events In December - 06

Wednesday, 12 August 2020

1974  On December - 06 george Harrison releases "Ding Dong, Ding Dong"  

1975  On December - 06 h-46 Sea Knight helicopters from NAS Whidbey Island began search and rescue operations in the northwestern Washington state areas flooded by heavy rains  

1977  On December - 06 south Africa grants Bophuthatswana independence  

1980  On December - 06 jim Bakker rapes Jessica Hahn  

1980  NASA launches Intelsat V on this day in history.  

1982  On this day in history 11 soldiers and 6 civilians die by bomb planted by Irish National Liberation Army exploded in a pub in Ballykelly, Northern Ireland  

1982  On December - 06 sen Ted and Joan Kennedy divorce  

1983  On this day in history a bomb planted on a bus in Jerusalem explodes, kills 6 Israelis  

1984  Hijackers aboard Kuwaiti jetliner kill 2nd hostage on this day in history.  

1984  Ruth Cummings, actress (Daybreak, Dream of Love), dies at 90 on December - 06.  

1985  On this day in history john Cougar Mellencamp promised 24,000 people at a New York City concert that he would refund their $17.50 tickets. A power outage had caused a 20-minute interruption during this, his debut concert.  

1985  On this day in history uK joins US Star Wars project  

1985  On December - 06 burleigh Grimes, US baseball pitcher, dies at 92  

1986  On December - 06 malik Oussekine, Algerian/French student, killed by police at 22  

1987  On December - 06 3 satanist Missouri teenagers bludgeon comrade to death for "fun"  

1987  On this day in history james Dobson, actor (Impulse, Jet Attack, Okinawa), dies  

1988  Arafat meets prominent American Jews in Stockholm, Sweden on December - 06.  

1988  Nelson Mandela is transferred to Victor Vester Prison, Capetown on December - 06.  

1988  On this day in history sTS-27 Atlantis lands in California after secret mission  

1988  On December - 06 bill Harris, US guitarist (Clovers-Love Potion No 9), dies at 63  

1989  On December - 06 worst Canadian mass murder - man kills 14 women at University of Montreal  

1989  On December - 06 frances Beauvier, actress (Aunt Bee, Mayberry), dies at 86  

1990  Saddam anounces release of all foreign hostages on this day in history.  

1990  On this day in history tunku Abdul Rahman, PM of Malaysia (1957-70), dies  

1991  On December - 06 "Star Trek VI-The Undiscovered Country" premieres  

1991  On this day in history brooke Ashley Meadowcroft is born Salt Lake City, Utah  

1991  Ann Sorg Coston, actress (Anna-Aldrich Family), dies at 62 on December - 06.  

1992  On December - 06 riots follow Hindu attack on Ayodha Mosque in India  

1992  Hank Worden, actor (Red River), dies of natural causes at 91 on December - 06.  

1993  On this day in history don Ameche, actor (Cocoon), dies of prostate cancer at 85  

1994  On December - 06 apple filed a lawsuit against a San Francisco software firm called Canyon Co., alleging the company had stolen thousands of lines of code from Apple's QuickTime for Windows.  

1994  On December - 06 aJ Bronkhorst, vicar/theologist (Reform The Netherlands), dies at 80  

1995  After a long and heated debate, House and Senate committee members agreed on the final wording of the Communications Decency Act, which made it a crime to provide pornography to minors over the Internet on this day in history.  

1995  Dmitri Antonovitch Volkogonov, soldier/historian, dies at 67 on December - 06.  

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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  Henry VI, king of England (1422-61, 1470-71) was born on December - 06.  

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

1550  On December - 06 birth of orazio Tiberio Vecchi, composer  

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

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

1637  On December - 06 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  Death of Saint Nicholas on this day in history.  

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

1352  On December - 06 clement VI, [Pierre Roger], Pope (1342-52), dies  

1531  On December - 06 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  Elbertus Leoninus, Dutch lawyer/politician, dies at about 78 on this day in history.  

1618  Death of Jacques-Davy Duperron, French cardinal (b. 1556) on this day in history.  

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