This Date in History Calender- December 6

In civil rights, Foreign Affairs, History, Justice, media, U.S Presidents on December 6, 2007 by Editor Z

Courtesy:, wikipedia, History Channel

1849: Anti-slavery pioneer Harriet Tubman herself breaks from the bondage of slavery.

1865: The thirteenth amendment is added to the U.S Constitution, outlawing the practice and institution of slavery in the United States.

1877: The Washington Post publishes its first issue.

1920: Jazz musician David Brubeck is born.

1921: The Anglo-Irish treaty is signed. Irish and British Representatives gather in London and sign the treaty proclaiming an Irish free state. Exactly a year to that day the Irish free state is born.

1973: Then U.S House of Representatives Minority Leader Gerald R Ford is confirmed by the House as Vice President of the United States by a margin of 387-35.



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