December 6th in History of Mankind- Impacting Course of Life

December 6th in history has been of considerable significance for many reasons, mostly for bad reasons. Some of the incidents that impacted the lives and livelihood of humanity are listed below.

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1992- The 16th-century Babri Masjid at Ayodhya was destroyed by the kar sevaks on the 6th of December, 1992. This incident divided India and triggered protests by the community in various parts of the nation. Many Hindus think that Ayodhya to be the sacred city in which Lord Ram came to be born. In 1528, one of the Mughal Generals of the emperor Babur built an Islamic mosque, later be called The Babri Masjid. Hindu belief systems believe the temple of Ram (which was known as the Ramjanmabhoomi that marks the spot in which Ram was born) was destroyed to make way for the mosque.

1956- Mahaparinirvana Divas- Death Anniversaries of B.R. Ambedkar- Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar, also called Babasaheb, is India’s most renowned reformer and the principal designer for India’s Constitution. The anniversary of the death of Dr. Ambedkar is on December 6th. Born on April 14th, 1891, in Mhow located in Madhya Pradesh, Ambedkar is often the leading creator for India’s Constitution and as the Dalit’s leader. However, Ambedkar was also the first to empower women in India. His work was revolutionary for women’s rights within society. As one of two delegates deemed untouchable by the British to participate in the Round Table meetings concerning Indian Constitutional Status in the 1930s, Dr. Ambedkar played a crucial part in the discussions leading to the independence movement.

Through his activities, Dr. Ambedkar helped the people who were considered untouchable and other marginalized groups of society. Additionally, Dr. Ambedkar also worked to decrease social and economic disparities in India. Along with many of his followers, Dr BR Ambedkar embraced Buddhism on October 14, 1956. His admirers and followers believe his influence was as great as that of the Buddha, which is why Ambedkar’s death anniversary is observed as Mahaparinirvana Divas.

December 6th in the World History-

1421- King Henry VI of England was born in Windsor, Berkshire.

1534- Sebastián de Belalcázar, under the authority of Francisco Pizarro, occupied the Indian city of Quito in what is now Ecuador.

1865- Georgia became the 27th U.S. state to ratify the Thirteenth Amendment, which abolished slavery.

1898- Photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt—whose images, many of them for Life magazine, established him as one of the first and most important photojournalists—was born in Dirschau, West Prussia (now Tczew, Poland).

1907- An explosion in a coal mine in Monongah, West Virginia, killed more than 350 people, many of them young boys.

1912- A bust of Nefertiti was discovered during excavations at Tell el-Amarna, Egypt; the sculpture later went on display in a Berlin museum, and it became a source of controversy as an alleged plundered artifact.

1917- Finland declared itself independent of Russia, following the Bolshevik Revolution.

1922- Establishment of the Irish Free State: The Anglo-Irish Treaty signed between the British and Irish representatives in 1921 paved the way for establishing the Dominion of the British Empire. The state lasted until December 1937.

1933- In what was considered a landmark ruling, a U.S. federal judge held that James Joyce’s Ulysses was not obscene, thus allowing for greater freedoms in literary works.

1865- Adoption of the Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution: The amendment abolished slavery and involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime.

1967 World’s first pediatric heart transplant: 3 days after the very first heart transplantation in the world took place within South Africa, Adrian Kantrowitz and his team of surgeons carried out United States’ first heart transplant and the first heart transplant for children in the Maimonides Medical Center Brooklyn.

1969- Violence at the Altamont rock festival in Livermore, California, climaxed during the Rolling Stones’ appearance when a concertgoer was fatally stabbed by a member of the Hells Angels motorcycle gang, which had been hired as security.

1973- Gerald R. Ford was sworn in as vice president of the United States, succeeding Spiro T. Agnew, who had resigned.

1992- The Babri Masjid (“Mosque of Bābur”) in Ayodhya was destroyed by Hindu fundamentalists, leading to Hindu-Muslim riots throughout India.

1977- South Africa grants independence to Bophuthatswana: The Republic of Bophuthatswana was never internationally recognized. In 1994, after a series of coups, it reintegrated with South Africa.

2006– NASA released images—taken by the Mars Global Surveyor—that indicated the relatively recent presence of water on Mars.

December 6th in Indian history – Important Events Happened on this Day

1756- British troops under Robert Clive occupy Fulta, India.

1956- Randhir Singh Gentle scores the winner as India beats Pakistan, 1-0 in the Melbourne Olympics field hockey final to win it’s 6th consecutive gold medal in the sport.

1992- 300,000 hindus destroy mosque of Babri India, 4 die.

1992- The Babri mosque at Ayodhya was demolished.

December 6th in Indian history- Birth Anniversaries of Popular People

1920- Parmeshwari Lal Varma, Indian civil engineer and a former chief engineer of Punjab.

1945- Shekhar Kapur, Indian film director, actor, and film producer, known for his works in Hindi cinema and international cinema.

1976- Vikramaditya Motwane, Indian film director, producer and screenwriter.

1988- Ravindra Jadeja, Indian international cricketer.

1990- Rahul Shankar Bheke, Indian professional footballer who plays as a defender for Indian Super League club Bengaluru and the Indian national team.

1991- Karun Kaladharan Nair, Indian international cricketer who plays for the Karnataka cricket team in domestic cricket.

1993- Jasprit Bumrah, Indian international cricketer who plays for the Indian national cricket team.

1994- Shreyas Santosh Iyer, Indian cricketer who plays for India in international cricket.

1892- Rukmini Laxmipathi was an Indian independence activist and politician belonging to the Indian National Congress.

1933- Awaz Bin Sayeed was a modern short-story writer, poet, playwright, Khaka-naveez and humorist from Hyderabad.

December 6th in Indian history- Death Anniversaries of Famous People

1956- B. R. Ambedkar was an Indian jurist, economist, politician and social reformer.

1988– Veerinder Singh was an Indian film actor, director, producer and writer who made 25 Punjabi-language films in his 12-year career.

2009- Bina Rai was an Indian actress, primarily of the black and white era of Hindi cinema.

2010- Tirumalai Echambadi Srinivasan was a former Indian cricketer who played in one Test and 2 One Day Internationals from 1980 to 1981.

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