Historical Events In December - 06
Friday, 22 September 2023
1996 On this day in history bryan Clieve Roberts, lawyer/civil servant, dies at 83
1997 Alan Mouncer, film director/producer, dies at 68 on December - 06.
2005 On this day in history 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.
2007 A pipe bomb explodes in a law office in Paris, France, killing one person on December - 06.
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 December - 06.
2017 On this day in history time Magazine names their Person of the Year "The Silence Breakers", people who came forward to report sexual misconduct
2017 On this day in history uS President Donald Trump officially recognizes Jerusalem as Israel's capital, announcing plans to move US embassy there
2017 Skirball wildfire near Los Angeles closes the Interstate 405 as thousands forced to evacuate on this day in history.
2017 On this day in history andrej BabiÅ¡ is sworn as Prime Minister of the Czech Republic
2017 Britain's top Brexit negotiator David Davis admits there has been "no systematic impact assessment" on effects of Brexit on this day in history.
2017 Brazilian drug lord RogÃ©rio da Silva arrested in Rio on this day in history.
2017 On this day in history "Supermassive" most distant black hole discovery announced by astronomers in journal "Nature", 13 billion light-years away, 800 x bigger than the Sun
2017 On this day in history the United States officially recognises Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
2018 On December - 06 senegal's new Museum of Black Civilisations is opened in Dakar by President Macky Sall
2018 On this day in history luxembourg is the first country to make all public transport free
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 this day in history oldest-known plague sample found in 4,900-year-old remains of 20-year old woman in GÃ¶khem, southern Sweden published in "Cell"
2020 The 2020 Venezuelan parliamentary election takes place on this day in history.
2021 On this day in history former Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi sentenced to four years (later reduced to two) for inciting public unrest and breaching Covid-19 protocols 
2021 On this day in history the United States announces a diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing in response to China's human rights record. Canada, the United Kingdom, and Australia join shortly after.
2021 On December - 06 cOVID-19 pandemic: The United States becomes the first country to surpass 50 million COVID-19 cases.