0846 On this day in history birth of hasan al-Askari, Shia Imam (d. 874)
1285 King Ferdinand IV of Castile (d. 1312) was born on December - 06.
1421 On December - 06 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 On this day in history birth of orazio Tiberio Vecchi, composer
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 this day in history birth of sir Edmund Andros, English governor in North America (d. 1714)
0343 On December - 06 death of saint Nicholas
1185 Afonso I, the Conqueror, king of Portugal (1143-85), dies at 76 on this day in history.
1352 Clement VI, [Pierre Roger], Pope (1342-52), dies on December - 06.
1531 Death of John Volkertsz Trimaker, Dutch anabaptist leader, beheaded on this day in history.
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 Elbertus Leoninus, Dutch lawyer/politician, dies at about 78 on this day in history.
1618 On December - 06 death of jacques-Davy Duperron, French cardinal (b. 1556)