On This Day

What Happened on December 6, 1896

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • D T Suzuki found the awakening at Engakuji temple, in Kamakura

Famous Birthdays

  • Arnold Foster, English composer, born in Sheffield, England (d. 1963)
  • George Trafton, American NFL center (Chicago Bears), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1971)
  • Ira Gershwin, American lyricist ('S Wonderful, I Got Rhythm), born in NYC, New York (d. 1983)