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Historical Events In December - 06

Thursday, 04 March 2021

1974  On this day in history george Harrison releases "Ding Dong, Ding Dong"  

1975  On this day in history 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 this day in history south Africa grants Bophuthatswana independence  

1980  On December - 06 jim Bakker rapes Jessica Hahn  

1980  On this day in history 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 December - 06.  

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

1987  James Dobson, actor (Impulse, Jet Attack, Okinawa), dies on December - 06.  

1988  Arafat meets prominent American Jews in Stockholm, Sweden on this day in history.  

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  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 this day in history.  

1990  On this day in history saddam anounces release of all foreign hostages  

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

1991  "Star Trek VI-The Undiscovered Country" premieres on this day in history.  

1991  Brooke Ashley Meadowcroft is born Salt Lake City, Utah on December - 06.  

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

1992  On this day in history riots follow Hindu attack on Ayodha Mosque in India  

1992  Hank Worden, actor (Red River), dies of natural causes at 91 on this day in history.  

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

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 this day in history aJ Bronkhorst, vicar/theologist (Reform The Netherlands), dies at 80  

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  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  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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

1550  On this day in history birth of orazio Tiberio Vecchi, composer  

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

1608  George Monck/Monk, English general/gov of Scotland was born on December - 06.  

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 December - 06.  

1185  On December - 06 afonso I, the Conqueror, king of Portugal (1143-85), dies at 76  

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

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

1550  On December - 06 pieter Coecke van Aelst, Flemish painter, dies at 48  

1562  On December - 06 jan van Scorel, Dutch painter/architect, dies  

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 December - 06.  

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