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Importance of 06th December in History

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1994
The Queen gave her approval for exploratory oil drilling to take place in the grounds of Windsor Castle
1988
Death of Roy Orbison, American singer, guitarist and songwriter .
1983
The first heart and lung transplant to be performed in Britain was carried out at Harefield Hospital, London by renowned surgeon Magdi Yacoub.
1933
US federal judge John M. Woolsey ruled that James Joyce’s novel ‘Ulysses’ was not obscene.
United States
1922
Irish Free State comes into existence
1922
Anglo-Irish treaty is signed
1921
Anglo-Irish Treaty signed in London, leading to the formation of the Irish Free State and Northern Ireland
1917
a ship loaded with wartime explosives blew up after a collision, obliterating buildings and structures within two square kilometres of the explosion
1908
Birth of Baby Face Nelson, American bank robber .
1788
Birth of Richard Barham, (nom de plume Thomas Ingoldsby) author of the Inglodsby Legends
Great Britain
1768
The first edition of the 'Encyclopaedia Britannica' published in Edinburgh by William Smellie
1658
Death of Baltasar Gracián y Morales, Spanish writer .
1608
Birth of George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle, Earl of Torrington, English soldier and politician, key figure in the restoration of Charles II.
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