December 6, 1917 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • French munition ship "Mont Blanc" explodes in Halifax, kills 1,700
  • Taking advantage of the temporary relaxation of authority in Russia, Finland declares itself a republic, following the Ukraine on 20 November

Birthdays in History

  • Irv Robbins, Canadian-American entrepreneur (d. 2008)
  • Kamal Jumblatt, leader of the Lebanese Druze (d. 1977)