December 6: Day of the Week
December 6, 2019 was the 340th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 25 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Friday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is viernes.
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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.
- 1240Mongol invasion of Rus': Kiev under Danylo of Halych and Voivode Dmytro falls to the Mongols under Batu Khan.
- 1704Battle of Chamkaur.
- 1790The U.S. Congress moves from New York City to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
- 1877The first edition of the Washington Post is published.
- 1907A coal mine explosion at Monongah, West Virginia kills 362 workers.
- 1917Halifax Explosion: In Canada, a munitions explosion kills more than 1,900 people and destroys part of the City of Halifax, Nova Scotia.
- 1933U.S. federal judge John M. Woolsey rules that the James Joyce’s novel Ulysses is not obscene.
- 1982Droppin Well bombing: The Irish National Liberation Army detonate a bomb in Ballykelly, Northern Ireland, killing eleven British soldiers and six civilians.
- 2005Several villagers are shot dead during protests in Dongzhou, China.
Who were born on December 6?
- 1478Baldassare Castiglione, Italian diplomat and author (d. 1529)
- 1930Daniel Lisulo, Zambian Prime Minister of Zambia
- 1937Alberto Spencer, Ecuadorian footballer (d. 2006)
- 1942Peter Handke, Austrian writer
- 1957Adrian Borland, English musician (The Sound) (d. 1999)
- 1962Janine Turner, American actress
- 1971Richard Krajicek, Dutch tennis player
- 1974Jens Pulver, American mixed martial artist
- 1977Paul McVeigh, Irish footballer
- 1979Tim Cahill, Australian footballer
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