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Historical Events In December - 06

Friday, 20 May 2022

1974  George Harrison releases "Ding Dong, Ding Dong" on this day in history.  

1975  H-46 Sea Knight helicopters from NAS Whidbey Island began search and rescue operations in the northwestern Washington state areas flooded by heavy rains on this day in history.  

1977  South Africa grants Bophuthatswana independence on this day in history.  

1980  On this day in history jim Bakker rapes Jessica Hahn  

1980  On December - 06 nASA launches Intelsat V  

1982  11 soldiers and 6 civilians die by bomb planted by Irish National Liberation Army exploded in a pub in Ballykelly, Northern Ireland on December - 06.  

1982  On this day in history sen Ted and Joan Kennedy divorce  

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

1984  Hijackers aboard Kuwaiti jetliner kill 2nd hostage on December - 06.  

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

1985  On December - 06 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 this day in history burleigh Grimes, US baseball pitcher, dies at 92  

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

1987  On this day in history 3 satanist Missouri teenagers bludgeon comrade to death for "fun"  

1987  On December - 06 james Dobson, actor (Impulse, Jet Attack, Okinawa), dies  

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

1988  On December - 06 nelson Mandela is transferred to Victor Vester Prison, Capetown  

1988  STS-27 Atlantis lands in California after secret mission on this day in history.  

1988  On this day in history bill Harris, US guitarist (Clovers-Love Potion No 9), dies at 63  

1989  On this day in history worst Canadian mass murder - man kills 14 women at University of Montreal  

1989  Frances Beauvier, actress (Aunt Bee, Mayberry), dies at 86 on December - 06.  

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

1990  Tunku Abdul Rahman, PM of Malaysia (1957-70), dies on December - 06.  

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

1991  Brooke Ashley Meadowcroft is born Salt Lake City, Utah on this day in history.  

1991  On December - 06 ann Sorg Coston, actress (Anna-Aldrich Family), dies at 62  

1992  Riots follow Hindu attack on Ayodha Mosque in India on December - 06.  

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

1993  Don Ameche, actor (Cocoon), dies of prostate cancer at 85 on this day in history.  

1994  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 on this day in history.  

1994  AJ Bronkhorst, vicar/theologist (Reform The Netherlands), dies at 80 on December - 06.  

1995  On this day in history 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.  

1995  On this day in history dmitri Antonovitch Volkogonov, soldier/historian, dies at 67  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 06

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0846  On December - 06 birth of hasan al-Askari, Shia Imam (d. 874)  

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

1421  Henry VI, king of England (1422-61, 1470-71) was born on December - 06.  

1478  Baldassare Castiglione, Italian diplomat and author (d. 1529) was born on this day in history.  

1550  Orazio Tiberio Vecchi, composer was born on December - 06.  

1586  On December - 06 birth of niccolò Zucchi, Italian astronomer (d. 1670)  

1608  George Monck/Monk, English general/gov of Scotland was born on this day in history.  

1637  On December - 06 birth of sir Edmund Andros, English governor in North America (d. 1714)  

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  On this day in history clement VI, [Pierre Roger], Pope (1342-52), dies  

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

1550  Pieter Coecke van Aelst, Flemish painter, dies at 48 on December - 06.  

1562  Jan van Scorel, Dutch painter/architect, dies on December - 06.  

1598  On this day in history elbertus Leoninus, Dutch lawyer/politician, dies at about 78  

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

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