On This Day

What Happened on December 6, 1897

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • London becomes the world's first city to host licenced taxicabs

Famous Birthdays

  • John Axel Fernstrom, Swedish composer, born in Yichang, China (d. 1961)
  • Oscar Walter Cisek, Romanian writer and diplomat, born in Bucharest (d. 1966)