What Happened On 6th December 1988 In History

December 6th (1988) was a Tuesday. It's the 340th day of the year (341st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 25 days left to the end of the year.

Historical Events for 6th December, 1988

  • » The history of the Australian Capital Territory e.g Australian Capital Territory is granted self-government.

Famous Birthdays on December 6 in 1988

  • » Sandra Nurmsalu, Estonian singer and violinist (Urban Symphony)
  • » Nils Petersen, German footballer

December 6th Famous Deaths for 1988

  • » Roy Orbison, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Traveling Wilburys) (b. 1936)

December 6th Holidays in History

  • » Public holidays in Ecuador named Anniversary of the Founding of Quito (Ecuador)
  • » Christian Feast Day:
  • » Abraham of Kratia
  • » Saint Aemilianus known as Aemilianus (Roman Catholic Church)
  • » Saint Nicholas named Nicholas of Myra, and its related observances:
  • » December 6 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • » Spanish Constitution of 1978 named Constitution Day (Public holidays in Spain or Spain)
  • » Public holidays in Azerbaijan known as Day of the Ministry of Communications and Information Technologies of Azerbaijan (Azerbaijan)
  • » Independence Day (Finland) named Independence Day, celebrates the independence of Finland from Russia in 1917.

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