Historical Events In December - 06
Thursday, 13 August 2020
1996 Bryan Clieve Roberts, lawyer/civil servant, dies at 83 on December - 06.
1997 On December - 06 alan Mouncer, film director/producer, dies at 68
2005 An Iranian C-130 Hercules airplane crashes into a ten-story building in a civilian area of Tehran, the capital of Iran, killing all 94 people aboard and 34 residents of the building - a total of 128 people on this day in history.
2007 On December - 06 a pipe bomb explodes in a law office in Paris, France, killing one person.
2012 7 people are killed and 770 injured during Egyptian protests on December - 06.
2017 Starbucks opens its largest cafe in the world in Shanghai, 30,000 square-feet, 1/2 size of a football field on this day in history.
2017 On December - 06 time Magazine names their Person of the Year "The Silence Breakers", people who came forward to report sexual misconduct
2017 US President Donald Trump officially recognizes Jerusalem as Israel's capital, announcing plans to move US embassy there on this day in history.
2017 On December - 06 skirball wildfire near Los Angeles closes the Interstate 405 as thousands forced to evacuate
2017 On this day in history andrej BabiĹˇ is sworn as Prime Minister of the Czech Republic
2017 On this day in history britain's top Brexit negotiator David Davis admits there has been "no systematic impact assessment" on effects of Brexit
2017 Brazilian drug lord RogĂ©rio da Silva arrested in Rio on December - 06.
2017 On December - 06 "Supermassive" most distant black hole discovery announced by astronomers in journal "Nature", 13 billion light-years away, 800 x bigger than the Sun
2017 The United States officially recognises Jerusalem as Israel's capital on this day in history.
2018 Senegal's new Museum of Black Civilisations is opened in Dakar by President Macky Sall on December - 06.
2018 Luxembourg is the first country to make all public transport free on this day in history.
2018 Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry explodes for franchise-record 238 yards & 4 touchdowns in 30-9 win v Jacksonville Jaguars in Nashville; 99-yard TD run ties Dallas Cowboys HOF RB Tony Dorsett's longest run in NFL history on December - 06.
2018 On December - 06 oldest-known plague sample found in 4,900-year-old remains of 20-year old woman in GĂ¶khem, southern Sweden published in "Cell"