This Day in History

December 6th in History

Everglades National Park is dedicated! In other news, the US outlaws slavery, London becomes the first city to license taxicabs, and Hells Angels handle security at the Altamont Speedway. It's the birthday of Baby Face Nelson, Dave Brubeck, Richard Speck, and Ryan White; Jefferson Davis, Honus Wagner, and Roy Orbison died. Happy Microwave Oven Day!

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Quote of the Day

“It's dogged as does it. It's not thinking about it.”

Anthony Trollope, novelist died December 6, 1882