November 6 Events

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November 6th, 2005 (November 06 2005)EventThe Evansville Tornado of November 2005 kills 25 in Northwestern Kentucky and Southwestern Indiana. Evans Quotes
November 6th, 2005 (November 06 2005)EventThe military junta of Myanmar begins moving its government ministries from Yangon to Pyinmana.
November 6th, 2004 (November 06 2004)EventAn express train collides with a stationary car near the village of Ufton Nervet, England, killing 6 and injuring 150.
November 6th, 2002 (November 06 2002)Event12 people are killed in a fire on board a train headed for Vienna from Paris.
November 6th, 1999 (November 06 1999)EventAustralians vote to keep the British monarch as their head of state in the Australian republic referendum.
November 6th, 1985 (November 06 1985)EventIn Colombia, leftist guerrillas of the April 19 Movement seize control of the Palace of Justice in Bogota, eventually killing 115 people, 11 of them Supreme Court justices.
November 6th, 1985 (November 06 1985)Event"Irangate" scandal: The American press reveals that US President Ronald Reagan had authorized the shipment of arms to Iran.Ronald Reagan Quotes
November 6th, 1977 (November 06 1977)EventThe Kelly Barnes Dam, located above Toccoa Falls Bible College near Toccoa, Georgia, fails, killing 39.
November 6th, 1975 (November 06 1975)EventGreen March begins: 300,000 unarmed Moroccans converge on the southern city of Tarfaya and wait for a signal from King Hassan II of Morocco to cross into Western Sahara.
November 6th, 1971 (November 06 1971)EventThe AEC tests the largest U.S. underground hydrogen bomb, code-named Cannikin, on Amchitka Island in the Aleutians.
November 6th, 1965 (November 06 1965)EventCuba and the United States formally agree to start an airlift for Cubans who want to go to the United States. By 1971, 250,000 Cubans will use this program.
November 6th, 1963 (November 06 1963)EventVietnam War: Following the November 1 coup and execution of President Ngo Dinh Diem, coup leader General Duong Van Minh takes over leadership of South Vietnam.
November 6th, 1962 (November 06 1962)EventApartheid: The United Nations General Assembly passes a resolution condemning South Africa s racist apartheid policies and calls for all UN member states to cease military and economic relations with the nation.
November 6th, 1957 (November 06 1957)EventFelix Gaillard becomes Prime Minister of France.
November 6th, 1947 (November 06 1947)EventMeet The Press makes its television debut (the show went to a weekly schedule on September 12, 1948).
November 6th, 1944 (November 06 1944)EventPlutonium is first produced at the Hanford Atomic Facility, subsequently used in the Fat Man Atomic bomb dropped on Nagasaki, Japan. Saki Quotes
November 6th, 1943 (November 06 1943)EventWorld War II: Russia recaptures Kiev. Before withdrawing, the Germans destroy most of the city s ancient buildings.
November 6th, 1942 (November 06 1942)EventCarlson s patrol during the Guadalcanal Campaign begins.
November 6th, 1941 (November 06 1941)EventWorld War II: Soviet leader Joseph Stalin addresses the Soviet Union for only the second time during his three-decade rule. He states that even though 350,000 troops were killed in German attacks so far, the Germans had lost 4.5 million soldiers and that Soviet victory was near.Joseph Stalin Quotes
November 6th, 1939 (November 06 1939)EventWorld War II: Sonderaktion Krakau
November 6th, 1935 (November 06 1935)EventBefore the New York section of the Institute of Radio Engineers, Edwin Armstrong presents his paper "A Method of Reducing Disturbances in Radio Signaling by a System of Frequency Modulation."
November 6th, 1935 (November 06 1935)EventFirst flight of the Hawker Hurricane.
November 6th, 1928 (November 06 1928)EventSwedes start a tradition of eating Gustavus Adolphus pastries to commemorate the king.
November 6th, 1925 (November 06 1925)EventSecret agent Sidney Reilly is executed by the OGPU, the secret police of the Soviet Union.
November 6th, 1918 (November 06 1918)EventThe Second Polish Republic is proclaimed in Poland.
November 6th, 1917 (November 06 1917)EventWorld War I: Third Battle of Ypres ends: After three months of fierce fighting, Canadian forces take Passchendaele in Belgium.
November 6th, 1913 (November 06 1913)EventMohandas Gandhi is arrested while leading a march of Indian miners in South Africa.
November 6th, 1869 (November 06 1869)EventIn New Brunswick, New Jersey, Rutgers University defeats Princeton University, 6-4, in the first official intercollegiate American football game.
November 6th, 1865 (November 06 1865)EventAmerican Civil War: CSS Shenandoah is the last Confederate combat unit to surrender after circumnavigating the globe on its cruise that sank or captured 37 vessels.
November 6th, 1861 (November 06 1861)EventAmerican Civil War: Jefferson Davis is elected president of the Confederate States of America.
November 6th, 1844 (November 06 1844)EventThe first constitution of the Dominican Republic is adopted.
November 6th, 1789 (November 06 1789)EventPope Pius VI appoints Father John Carroll as the first Catholic bishop in the United States.
November 6th, 1632 (November 06 1632)EventDeath of King Gustavus Adolphus the Great of Sweden in the Battle of Lutzen during the Thirty Years War.
November 6th, 1528 (November 06 1528)EventShipwrecked Spanish conquistador Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca becomes the first known European to set foot in Texas.
November 6th, 0355 (November 06 0355)EventRoman Emperor Constantius II promotes his cousin Julian to the rank of Caesar, entrusting him with the government of the Prefecture of the Gauls. Julian Quotes

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