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 This day in History - December 6
367 Historic Events for December 6
1876

City of Anaheim incorporated for 2nd time

Event
1876

Dewi AngrŠnie, [Martha CA Giese], Flemish/Dutch actress (Champagne)

Birth
1876

US Electorial College picks Rep Hayes as pres (although Tilden won)

Event
1876

1st crematorium in US begins operation, Washington, Penn

Event
1877

1st sound recording made (Thomas Edison)

Event
1877

Washington Post publishes 1st edition

Event
1882

A Trollope, writer, dies

Death
1882

Atmosphere of Venus detected during transit

Event
1884

Aluminum capstone set atop Washington Monument, Wash, DC

Event
1884

Rose Schneiderman, NY state dept of labor sect (1937-44)

Birth
1885

Albrecht Schaeffer, German writer (The General)

Birth
1886

Joyce Kilmer, US, (male) poet (Trees)

Birth
1887

Joseph Lamb, composer

Birth
1887

Lynn Fontanne, Woodford England, Bdwy actress (Dulcy, Arms and the Man)

Birth
1889

Jefferson Davis, Pres of Confederate States (1861-5), dies at 81

Death
1889

Joseph H "Jozef" Neuhuys, painter, dies at 48

Death
1892

Lina Carstens, Wiesbaden Germany, actress (Homeland, Broken Jug)

Birth
1892

E Werner von Siemens, German industrialist (Siemens AG), dies at 75

Death
1892

F Osbert S Sitwell, London, poet/writer (Out of the Flame)

Birth
1893

Lou Little, college football hall of fame coach (elected 1960)

Birth
1896

Arnold Foster, composer

Birth
1896

D T Suzuki found the awakening at Engakuji temple, in Kamakura

Event
1896

George Trafton, NFL center (Chicago Bears)

Birth
1896

Ira Gershwin, lyricist ('S Wonderful, I Got Rhythm)

Birth
1897

O W Cisek, writer

Birth