December 6 holidays in 2021
St. Nicholas Day
National Pawnbrokers Day
National Microwave Oven Day
National Gazpacho Day
December 6 2020 holidays
December 6 2022 holidays
Historical Events on December 6
The first edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica is published on this day.
The United States Congress moves to Philadelphia from New York.
Slavery is outlawed when the 13
Amendment to the U.S Constitution is ratified.
In Washington, D.C., the final touches are done to the Washington Monument as it is finished.
Over 360 coal miners are killed when a coal mine explodes in Monongah, West Virginia.
Almost 2,000 people are killed when a munitions factory explodes near Halifax, Nova Scotia.
The German sub SM U-53 torpedoes and sinks the American destroyer the USS Jacob Jones.
The novel Ulysses by James Joyce is determined to be not obscene thanks to a ruling by the court of United States Federal judge John M. Woolsey is born.
The U.S House of Representatives confirms Gerald Ford as Vice President of the U.S.
Pictures from NASA’s Mars Global Surveyor suggest that liquid water may be on Mars.
Famous Birthdays on December 6
American soldier, poet and author, Joyce Kilmer is born in
Welsh occultist and author, Dion Fortune is born in
Swedish sociologist and Nobel Prize laureate, Gunnar Myrdal is born in
American actress Agnes Moorehead is born in
American author and journalist, Elizabeth Yates is born in
American gangster Baby Face Nelson is born in
American actress JoBeth Williams is born in
American author and playwright, Linda Barnes is born in
American director and screenwriter, Craig Brewer is born in
American mixed martial artist, Jens Pulver is born in
English actor and screenwriter, Noel Clarke is born in
American football player Syndric Steptoe is born in
Greek swimmer Aristeidis Grigoriadis is born in
American baseball player Adam Eaton is born in
Japanese voice actor Nobunaga Shimazaki is born in
Austrian tennis player Tamira Paszek is born in
American tennis player Coco Vandeweghe is born in
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