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Following is our collection of super amazing and curious facts and details explaining December 6. This list is intended for research in school, for college students or just to feed your brain with. Possible use cases are in quizzes, differences, homework facts legend, cover facts, and many more. But nevertheless learn why is December 6 so important!

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Top 10 December 6 facts that will blow your mind.

  1. During the entire month of December in 2017, Moscow experienced only 6 minutes of sunlight total

  2. Julia "Butterfly" Hill, on December 10, 1997, ascended 180 feet (55 m) up the redwood tree Luna to stave off Pacific Lumber Co. loggers who were clear-cutting. Hill lived on two 6-by-6-foot (1.8 by 1.8 m) platforms for 738 days until a resolution was reached with the logging company.

  3. Santa Claus (St. Nick) used to give gifts on his saint day, December 6, but this eventually moved to December 25 after the Protestant-created reactionary figure Christkindl (a baby Jesus gift-giving figure) gave the gifts on Christmas Day instead

  4. In December 2006, archeologists discovered the earliest known artificial eyeball, which belonged to a 6 foot tall woman who lived 5000 years ago.

  5. Beginning on December 6, the Americans put Quebec under siege.

  6. In December there are only about 6 hours of daylight in Iqaluit.

  7. The capstone atop the Washington Monument is actually made of aluminum. The 100-ounce pyramid-shaped "stone" was placed on December 6, 1884, and was the largest aluminum object cast up to that time. Aluminum was very hard to produce at the time and was worth as much as silver.

  8. Nesting takes place 6 weeks after returning to the breeding grounds or from October to December in the southern part of their range (during the rainy season, when food is abundant).

  9. Catherine gave birth to their only child, Henry VI, the next king of England, on December 6, 1421.

  10. The last execution by electric chair in the United States was 6 December 2018, at request of the inmate.

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April 4, June 6, October 10 and December 12 will all fall on the same day of the week in any yearThese days are called doomsdays, and are meant to help calculate the day of the week of any given date. In 2015 doomsdays are all on Saturday.

By December 11th, 2013 there had been 2 million units sold. By January 6, 2014, 3 million had sold.

Ethiopia uses a different new year, and that their new year is on September 11th, instead of December 31st. ALso, it has a 13th month of 5 or 6 extra timekeeping days.

You are not allowed to donate blood to other countried if you lived in the UK for over 6 months between 1 January 1980 and 31 December 1996.

The Global Orgasm for Peace was held at 6:08 GMT on December 22, 2006. Participants around the world had to have at least one orgasm while thinking about world peace. It was thought that such an event would have a widespread positive effect on human well being

April 4 (4/4), June 6 (6/6), August 8 (8/8), October 10 (10/10) and December 12 (12/12) all fall on the same day of the year. Also, 5/9, 9/5, 7/11, and 11/7. For this year, that is, Saturday.

The record for the longest bareknuckle fight is listed as 6 hours and 15 minutes for a match between James Kelly and Jonathan Smith, fought near Fiery Creek, Victoria, Australia, on December 3, 1855, when Smith gave in after 17 rounds.

The origin of the Ebola epidemic in West Africa was traced to a 2 year old child who died on December 6, 2013, in the village of Méliandou in southern Guinea. The child may have contracted Ebola from eating fruit contaminated by a fruit bat.

Moscow got only 6 minutes of direct sunlight in December 2017, darkest month in the history of city weather observation.

The birthday of Jesus was highly debated in 200 C.E to either be on December 25 or January 6. The modern day Armenian church still celebrates on January 6

Alma Deutscher wrote her first sonata at 6, opera at 7, concerto at 9 and her 2nd opera is gonna be premiered on December

December 6 is known as Nikolaustag, or St. Nicholas Day, and that a creature known as Krampus beats misbehaving children the night before.

United Airlines Flight UA890 took off from Shanghai, China on January 1st, 2017 and landed in San Francisco on December 31st, 2016 at 6:34 PM

Camp X, the training camp for the American OSS (Office of Strategic Services, forerunner to the CIA) during WWII, opened on December 6, 1941. One day later the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

The US Navy grew from 790 ships in December 1941 to 6,768 ships in August 1945, going from 7 aircraft carriers to 99 alone

People thought we would have 6 days of darkness in December due to a solar storm since NASA "confirmed this", but it wound up just being a hoax. The power of the Internet is strong!

The Halifax Explosion (6 December 1917) was when The Norwegian vessel SS Imo collided with the French SS Mont-Blanc near the Halifax Harbour, Canada. Nearly 1900 people died instantly while another 9000 were injured by the blast.

On December 6, 1952, a mysterious fog blanketed London. In the days to follow, visibility was reduced to three feet in some areas, which effectively shut down the city. The fog was so dense and toxic that it led to the deaths of an estimated 12,000 people.

September through December get their names from the roman numbers 7 to 10. They're off by 2 because the original roman calendar was 10 months and had 6/10 months named after numbers. Quintillis & Sextillus (5&6) were renamed after Julius and Augustus (July & August) and changes shifted the rest

September through December get their names from the roman numbers 7 to 10. They're off by 2 because the original roman calendar was 10 months and had 6/10 months named after numbers. 5&6 were renamed after Julius & Augustus (July & August), and adding January & February shifted everything by 2.

This Day In History December 6, 1973 First Unelected Vice President USA

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The last major sporting event played between two all-white teams was a football game on December 6, 1969, Texas vs Arkansas, earning it the nickname "Dixie's Last Stand".

On December 6, 1952, a mysterious fog blanketed London. In the days to follow, visibility was reduced to just three feet in some areas, which effectively shut down the city. The fog was so dense and toxic that it led to the deaths of an estimated 12,000 people.

Unless you have a permit, it is only legal to set off fireworks on from 6 p.m. on December 31st to 2 a.m. on January 1st in Norway