December 6: Day of the Week
December 6, 2020 is the 341st day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 25 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Sunday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is dimanche.
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Here’s the December calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
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.
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December 6 Historical Event(s)
- 1704Battle of Chamkaur.
- 1745Charles Edward Stuart’s army begins retreat during the second Jacobite Rising.
- 1921The Anglo-Irish Treaty is signed in London by British and Irish representatives.
- 1922One year to the day after the signing of the Anglo-Irish Treaty, the Irish Free State comes into existence.
- 1933U.S. federal judge John M. Woolsey rules that the James Joyce’s novel Ulysses is not obscene.
- 1947The Everglades National Park in Florida is dedicated.
- 1965Pakistan’s Islamic Ideology Advisory Committee recommends that Islamic Studies be made a compulsory subject for Muslim students from primary to graduate level.
- 1977South Africa grants independence to Bophuthatswana, although it is not recognized by any other country.
- 1992The Babri Mosque in Ayodhya, India is demolished, leading to widespread riots causing the death of over 1500 people.
- 2005An Iranian Air Force C-130 military transport aircraft crashes into a ten-floor apartment building in a residential area of Tehran, killing all 84 on board and 44 more civilians.
Who were born on December 6?
- 1778Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac, French physicist and chemist (d. 1850)
- 1908Baby Face Nelson, American bank robber (d. 1934)
- 1920Dave Brubeck, American pianist and composer
- 1945Dan Harrington, American poker player
- 1950Karlheinz Subklewe, German footballer
- 1953Gary Ward, American baseball player
- 1967Hacken Lee, Hong Kong singer
- 1969Torri Higginson, Canadian actress
- 1979Tim Cahill, Australian footballer
- 2000Pablo Nicolás Urdangarín y de Borbón, Spanish royal
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