This Day in History on 6 December

The historical events hold a lot of value for aspirants who are sitting for UPSC competitive exams including that of the IAS Exam.

On this page, we will list all historical events that have occurred on 6 December. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.

Important Days

Important Events

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1853 – Haraprasad Shastri, Indian historian and scholar (d. 1931)


1932 – Kamleshwar, Indian author, screenwriter, and critic (d. 2007)

1945 – Shekhar Kapur, Indian director, producer, and screenwriter

1985 – Rudra Pratap Singh, Indian cricketer

1993 – Jasprit Bumrah, Indian cricketer

Death/ Death Anniversary

1956 – B. R. Ambedkar, Indian economist and politician, 1st Indian Minister of Justice (b. 1891)

Futher Reading

Month-wise This Day in History