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.
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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.
- 1941World War II: The United Kingdom declares war on Finland in support of the Soviet Union during the Continuation War.
- 1969Meredith Hunter is killed by the Hells Angels during a The Rolling Stones’s concert at the Altamont Speedway in California.
- 1971Pakistan severs diplomatic relations with India following New Delhi’s recognition of Bangladesh.
- 1977South Africa grants independence to Bophuthatswana, although it is not recognized by any other country.
- 1982Droppin Well bombing: The Irish National Liberation Army detonate a bomb in Ballykelly, Northern Ireland, killing eleven British soldiers and six civilians.
Who were born on December 6?
- 1887Joseph Lamb, American ragtime composer (d. 1960)
- 1903Tony Lazzeri, American baseball player (d. 1946)
- 1919Paul de Man, Belgian literary critic (d. 1983)
- 1922Benjamin A. Gilman, American politician
- 1936David Ossman, American comedian
- 1950Karlheinz Subklewe, German footballer
- 1972Monica Santa Maria, Peruvian model and TV host (Nubeluz) (d. 1994)
- 1976Alicia Machado, Venezuelan actress and former Miss Universe
- 1976Colleen Haskell, American television personality
- 1986Matt Niskanen, American hockey player
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