On this day: December 6

Published On: Dec 05 2012 11:00:14 PM CST   Updated On: Dec 06 2015 01:00:00 AM CST

Harriet Tubman escapes slavery, the capstone is set on the Washington Monument, the TV special "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" debuts, and Roy Orbison passes away, all on this day.

OTD December 6 - Montreal shooting
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1989: Marc Lépine, an anti-feminist gunman, shoots 28 people, killing 14 women, at the École Polytechnique in Montreal before killing himself. His suicide note claimed political motives and blamed feminists for ruining his life.

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