December 6: Day of the Week
December 6, 2021 is the 340th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 25 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Monday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is lundi.
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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)
- 1060Béla I of Hungary is crowned king of Hungary.
- 1897London becomes the world’s first city to host licensed taxicabs.
- 1916World War I: The Central Powers capture Bucharest.
- 1917World War I: USS Jacob Jones is the first American destroyer to be sunk by enemy action when it is torpedoed by German submarine ship SM.
- 1922One year to the day after the signing of the Anglo-Irish Treaty, the Irish Free State comes into existence.
- 1928The government of Colombia sends military forces to suppress a month-long strike by United Fruit Company workers, resulting in an unknown number of deaths.
- 1978Spain approves its latest constitution in a referendum.
- 1992The Babri Mosque in Ayodhya, India is demolished, leading to widespread riots causing the death of over 1500 people.
- 2001The Canadian province of Newfoundland is renamed Newfoundland and Labrador.
- 2005Several villagers are shot dead during protests in Dongzhou, China.
Who were born on December 6?
- 1863Charles Martin Hall, American chemist (d. 1914)
- 1886Joyce Kilmer, American poet (d. 1918)
- 1887Lynn Fontanne, British-American actress (d. 1983)
- 1890Yoshio Nishina, Japanese physicist (d. 1951)
- 1937Alberto Spencer, Ecuadorian footballer (d. 2006)
- 1951Gerry Francis, English football player and manager
- 1967Hacken Lee, Hong Kong singer
- 1971Ryan White, American AIDS victim (d. 1990)
- 1979Yanina González, Paraguayan model
- 1986Georgia Horsley, Miss England 2007
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