On This Day

What Happened on December 6, 2010

Day of the Week: Monday

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)