December 6

Event:
1766
The naval base at Newport, Rhode Island, is captured by the British.

1788 The Ottoman fortress of Ochakov falls to the Russians after a prolonged siege and a murderous storm at the temperature of -9 F.

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For a Spiral Bound book with information on events that happened on each day of the year during the American Revolutionary Period goto: American Revolutionary Period: 1760-1789

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