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 Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Nichiyōbi.
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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.
- 1884The Washington Monument in Washington D.C. is completed.
- 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.
- 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.
- 1991In Croatia, forces of the Yugoslav People’s Army bombard Dubrovnik after laying siege to the city since May.
- 1997A Russian Antonov An-124 cargo plane crashes into an apartment complex near Irkutsk, Siberia, killing 67.
- 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.
- 2006NASA reveals photographs taken by Mars Global Surveyor suggesting the presence of liquid water on Mars.
Who were born on December 6?
- 1421King Henry VI of England (d. 1471)
- 1853Haraprasad Shastri, Indian scholar and historian (d. 1931)
- 1876Fred Duesenberg, German-born American automobile maker (d. 1932)
- 1930Daniel Lisulo, Zambian Prime Minister of Zambia
- 1947Miroslav Vitous, Czech jazz musician
- 1950Karlheinz Subklewe, German footballer
- 1963Ulrich Thomsen, Danish actor
- 1972Monica Santa Maria, Peruvian model and TV host (Nubeluz) (d. 1994)
- 1978Ramiro Pez, Argentine-born Italian rugby player
- 1982Ryan Carnes, American actor
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