What day of the week is this date?

Wednesday December 6, 2023

December 6: Day of the Week

December 6, 2023 is the 340th day of the year 2023 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 25 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Wednesday.

If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is miércoles.

Coffee Love Holy Toledo! Did you know that coffee and word games are an excellent combination to sharpen your vocabulary? Let’s give it a quick spin. Within 30 seconds, how many words can you think of from these letters OTTIAJ? Check your answers here: Word search OTTIAJ. (Sponsored by WordFinder.Cafe)

Here’s the December calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

December 2023

My Birthday Ninja Are you not curious to discover some fun facts about your birthday? Find out what happened on my birthday and what was the number one song on your day of birth. Know the meaning of your special day and who shares your birthday! (Sponsored link)

Zodiac & Birthstone

Sagittarius is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Turquoise is the modern birthstone for this month. Onyx is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

December 6 Historical Event(s)

  • 1790
    The U.S. Congress moves from New York City to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • 1884
    The Washington Monument in Washington D.C. is completed.
  • 1917
    Finland declares independence from Russia.
  • 1922
    One year to the day after the signing of the Anglo-Irish Treaty, the Irish Free State comes into existence.
  • 1967
    Adrian Kantrowitz performed the first human heart transplant in the United States.
  • 1973
    The Twenty-fifth Amendment: The United States House of Representatives votes 387 to 35 to confirm Gerald Ford as Vice President of the United States (on November 27, the Senate confirmed him 92 to 3).
  • 1978
    Spain approves its latest constitution in a referendum.
  • 1991
    In Croatia, forces of the Yugoslav People’s Army bombard Dubrovnik after laying siege to the city since May.
  • 2005
    Several villagers are shot dead during protests in Dongzhou, China.
  • 2006
    NASA reveals photographs taken by Mars Global Surveyor suggesting the presence of liquid water on Mars.

Who were born on December 6?

  • 1876
    Fred Duesenberg, German-born American automobile maker (d. 1932)
  • 1886
    Joyce Kilmer, American poet (d. 1918)
  • 1896
    Ira Gershwin, American lyricist (d. 1983)
  • 1898
    Gunnar Myrdal, Swedish economist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Economics (d. 1987)
  • 1916
    Kristján Eldjárn, Icelandic museum curator and politician (d. 1982)
  • 1940
    Lawrence Bergman, Quebec politician
  • 1949
    Gregory Venables, British Anglican bishop
  • 1963
    Ulrich Thomsen, Danish actor
  • 1986
    Georgia Horsley, Miss England 2007
  • 1990
    Tamira Paszek, Austrian tennis player

Share InfoNow try another date like anniversaries, birthdays of someone you know or any other date that is special to you. Don’t forget to share the info to your friends, loved ones or social media followers. Who knows, they might appreciate and thank you for it.