What are the important events that happened on November 6? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.
November 6: Facts & Myths About This Day
November 6 is the 311st day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 55 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Friday.
Under the Julian calendar, this day is October 24, 2020 – a Friday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?
When this day started, 1,604,620,800 seconds has elapsed since midnight of January 1, 1970 – the Unix epoch.
Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘trihectadecahenagon’ day.
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Scorpio is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Topaz is the modern birthstone for this month. Pearl is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 98 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.
The ancient Maya civilization believes that the end of the world will happen on December 21, 2012. There are now 2,877 days since this fabled cataclysmic event.
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November 6 Historical Events
The first constitution of the Dominican Republic is adopted.
Scenes of Clerical Life, the first work of fiction by the author later known as George Eliot, is submitted for publication.
American Civil War: CSS Shenandoah is the last Confederate combat unit to surrender after circumnavigating the globe on a cruise on which it sank or captured 37 vessels.
Edwin Armstrong presents his paper “A Method of Reducing Disturbances in Radio Signaling by a System of Frequency Modulation” to the New York section of the Institute of Radio Engineers.
World War II: Carlson’s patrol during the Guadalcanal Campaign begins.
World War II: the Soviet Red Army recaptures Kiev. Before withdrawing, the Germans destroy most of the city’s ancient buildings.
Vietnam 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.
The Rova of Antananarivo, home of the sovereigns of Madagascar from the 16th to 19th centuries, is destroyed by fire.
Australians vote to keep the Head of the Commonwealth as their head of state in the Australian republic referendum.
An express train collides with a stationary car near the village of Ufton Nervet, England, killing 7 and injuring 150.
Who were born on November 6?
Thomas H. Ince, American movie actor, director, producer (d. 1924)
Michel Bouquet, Franch actor
Michael Schwerner, American civil rights activist (d. 1964)
Glenn Frey, American singer (Eagles)
Joseph C. Wilson, American diplomat; husband of Valerie Plame
Klaus Kleinfeld, German industrialist
Michael Cerveris, American actor
Pat Tillman, American football player (d. 2004)
Daniella Cicarelli, Brazilian model and television host
Emma Stone, American actress
Who died on November 6?
Jean-Baptiste Morin, French scientist (b. 1583)
John Bevis, English physician and astronomer (b. 1695)
Karol Marcinkowski, Polish physician and activist (b. 1800)
Emperor Khải Định of Vietnam (b. 1885)
Maurice Leblanc, French novelist (b. 1864)
Hugo Koblet, Swiss cyclist (b. 1925)
Zohar Argov, Israeli singer (b. 1955)
L. Sprague de Camp, American writer (b. 1907)
Crash Holly, American professional wrestler (b. 1971)
Hilda Braid, English actress (b. 1929)
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