On This Day

What Happened on December 6, 2010

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Record price for a printed book when a first edition of "The Birds of America" by John James Audubon auctioned at Sotheby's, London, England, for £7,321,250

Ornithologist John James Audubon
John James Audubon

Famous Deaths

  • Hugues Cuénod, Swiss tenor and musical educator, dies at 108
  • Mark Dailey, Canadian television journalist and announcer (b. 1953)
2010 Highlights

About December 6, 2010

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 10 years, 7 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Sagittarius