On This Day: December 06th
This is 340th day of the year and 25 days remain in the year.
Construction of the Washington Monument was completed.
Jefferson Davis, the first and only president of the Confederate States of America, died in New Orleans.
A presidential address was broadcast on the radio for the first time when Calvin Coolidge spoke before Congress.
French impressionist painter Claude Monet died at age 86.
The destruction of a mosque in India by Hindu extremists set off two months of Muslim-Hindu fighting that claimed at least 2,000 lives.
December 06 BirthdaysDave Brubeck1920–, American jazz pianist and composer.
Patsy Takemoto MinkU.S. representative
Jean Eugene Robert Houdinconjurer and magician