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Historical Events In December - 06

Sunday, 16 May 2021

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  South Africa grants Bophuthatswana independence on December - 06.  

1980  On this day in history 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  Sen Ted and Joan Kennedy divorce on December - 06.  

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 December - 06.  

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 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  3 satanist Missouri teenagers bludgeon comrade to death for "fun" on this day in history.  

1987  James Dobson, actor (Impulse, Jet Attack, Okinawa), dies on this day in history.  

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  On December - 06 sTS-27 Atlantis lands in California after secret mission  

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

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 December - 06.  

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  On December - 06 brooke Ashley Meadowcroft is born Salt Lake City, Utah  

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

1992  Riots follow Hindu attack on Ayodha Mosque in India on this day in history.  

1992  On this day in history hank Worden, actor (Red River), dies of natural causes at 91  

1993  Don Ameche, actor (Cocoon), dies of prostate cancer at 85 on December - 06.  

1994  On this day in history 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  On December - 06 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  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  On this day in history birth of king Ferdinand IV of Castile (d. 1312)  

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

1608  On this day in history 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)  


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  Death of John Volkertsz Trimaker, Dutch anabaptist leader, beheaded on this day in history.  

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  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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