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What Happened on December 6, 343 AD

Famous Deaths


Person of interestSaint Nicholas

Saint Nicholas [Nikolaos of Myra], Greek Bishop who became the model for Santa Claus, dies at 73

Christian Saint and Greek Bishop of Myra Saint Nicholas
Christian Saint and Greek Bishop of Myra
Saint Nicholas

List of Years

About December 6, 343 AD

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 1677 years, 2 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius