December 6 is the 340th day of the year (341st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar.
There are 25 days remaining until the end of the year
Events on this day:
1897 – London becomes the world's first city to host licenced taxicabs.
1967 – Adrian Kantrowitz performed the first human heart transplant in the United States.
2001 – The Canadian province of Newfoundland is renamed Newfoundland and Labrador.
Births on this day:
There were people born on this day, but Wikipedia only mentioned American Baseball and Football Players, no one of any importance that I could see.
Deaths on this day:
343 – Saint Nicholas (b. 270)
1988 – Roy Orbison, American singer, guitarist, and songwriter (b. 1936)