THIS DAY IN HIS­TORY

The Denver Post - - NATION & WORLD -

To­day is Tues­day, Dec. 6, the 341st day of 2016. There are 25 days left in the year.

IN THE NA­TION

1865: The 13th Amend­ment to the U.S. Con­sti­tu­tion, abol­ish­ing slav­ery, was rat­i­fied as Ge­or­gia be­came the 27th state to en­dorse it.

1907: The worst min­ing dis­as­ter in U.S. his­tory oc­curred as 362 men and boys died in a coal mine ex­plo­sion in Monon­gah, W.Va.

1969: A free con­cert by The Rolling Stones at the Al­ta­mont Speed­way in Alameda County, Calif., was marred by the deaths of four peo­ple, in­clud­ing one who was stabbed by a Hell’s An­gel.

IN THE WORLD

1989: Four­teen women were shot to death at the Univer­sity of Mon­treal’s school of en­gi­neer­ing by a man who then took his own life.

HAPPY BIRTH­DAY TO YOU

Ac­tor Tom Hulce is 63. Co­me­dian Steven Wright is 61. Rock mu­si­cian Peter Buck (R.E.M.) is 60. Writer-di­rec­tor Judd Apa­tow is 49. The As­so­ci­ated Press

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