On this day in history 6 December
2000: Great Court of the British Museum redesigned with the largest covered.
2002: "Adaptation" directed by Spike Jonze, starring Nicolas Cage and Meryl Streep premieres.
2005: 16th Billboard Music Awards: Green Day, 50 Cent, and Mariah Carey win.
2008: American pin-up model Bettie Page (85) is hospitalized in critical condition after suffering a heart attack.
2009: Final Broadway performance of "A Steady Rain", starring Hugh Jackman and Daniel Craig.
2010: Record price for a printed book when a first edition of "The Birds of America" by John James Audubon .
2013: Pope Francis gives his ascent to a proposal to create a permanent post on the Pontifical .
2017: Andrej Babiš is sworn as Prime Minister of the Czech Republic.
2017: US President Donald Trump officially recognizes Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
2021: Former Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi sentenced to four years.