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The government of Colombia sends military forces to suppress a month-long strike by United Fruit Company workers, resulting in an unknown number of deaths. (6. December 1928)

U.S. federal judge John M. Woolsey rules that James Joyce's novel Ulysses is not obscene. (6. December 1933)

World War II: The United Kingdom and Canada declare war on Finland in support of the Soviet Union during the Continuation War. (6. December 1941)

The Everglades National Park in Florida is dedicated. (6. December 1947)

Vladimir Nabokov completes his controversial novel Lolita. (6. December 1953)

A violent water polo match between Hungary and the USSR takes place during the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, against the backdrop of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution. (6. December 1956)

Project Vanguard: A launchpad explosion of Vanguard TV3 thwarts the first United States attempt to launch a satellite into Earth orbit. (6. December 1957)

Adrian Kantrowitz performs the first human heart transplant in the United States. (6. December 1967)

Meredith Hunter is killed by Hells Angels during a Rolling Stones concert at the Altamont Speedway in California. (6. December 1969)

Pakistan severs diplomatic relations with India following New Delhi's recognition of Bangladesh. (6. December 1971)

The Twenty-fifth Amendment: The United States House of Representatives votes 387 to 35 to confirm Gerald Ford as Vice President of the United States. (On November 27, the Senate confirmed him 92 to 3.) (6. December 1973)

The Troubles: Fleeing from the police, a Provisional IRA unit takes a couple hostage in Balcombe Street, London, beginning a six-day siege. (6. December 1975)

South Africa grants independence to Bophuthatswana, although it is not recognized by any other country. (6. December 1977)

Spain approves its latest constitution in a referendum. (6. December 1978)

The Troubles: The Irish National Liberation Army bombed a pub frequented by British soldiers in Ballykelly, Northern Ireland. It killed eleven soldiers and six civilians. (6. December 1982)

The Australian Capital Territory is granted self-government. (6. December 1988)

The École Polytechnique massacre (or Montreal Massacre): Marc Lépine, an anti-feminist gunman, murders 14 young women at the École Polytechnique in Montreal. (6. December 1989)

In Croatia, forces of the Yugoslav People's Army bombard Dubrovnik after laying siege to the city since May. (6. December 1991)

The Babri Mosque in Ayodhya, India, is demolished, leading to widespread riots causing the death of over 1,500 people. (6. December 1992)

A Russian Antonov An-124 cargo plane crashes into an apartment complex near Irkutsk, Siberia, killing 67. (6. December 1997)

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