What happened this day in history November 6

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 310th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 55 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Wednesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is October 24, 2019 – a Wednesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 436,944 hours 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 ‘trihectadecagon’ 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 80 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 2,511 days since this fabled cataclysmic event.

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November 6 Historical Events

  • 355
    Roman Emperor Constantius II promotes his cousin Julian to the rank of Caesar, entrusting him with the government of the Prefecture of the Gauls.
  • 1861
    American Civil War: Jefferson Davis is elected president of the Confederate States of America.
  • 1865
    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.
  • 1869
    In New Brunswick, New Jersey, Rutgers College defeats Princeton University (then known as the College of New Jersey), 6-4, in the first official intercollegiate American football game.
  • 1917
    World War I: Third Battle of Ypres ends: After three months of fierce fighting, Canadian forces take Passchendaele in Belgium.
  • 1934
    Memphis, Tennessee becomes the first major city to join the Tennessee Valley Authority.
  • 1941
    World 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.
  • 1943
    World War II: the Soviet Red Army recaptures Kiev. Before withdrawing, the Germans destroy most of the city’s ancient buildings.
  • 1948
    Deputy commander-in-chief of the Eastern China Field Army General Su Yu launched a massive offensive toward Xuzhou, defended by seven different armies under the Suppression General Headquarter of Xuzhou Garrison, the Huaihai Campaign, the largest operational campaign of the Chinese Civil War begins.
  • 1985
    In Colombia, leftist guerrillas of the 19th of April Movement seize control of the Palace of Justice in Bogotá, eventually killing 115 people, 11 of them Supreme Court justices.

Who were born on November 6?

  • 1892
    Harold Ross, American editor (d. 1951)
  • 1937
    Joe Warfield, American actor
  • 1948
    Sidney Blumenthal, American journalist and political figure
  • 1949
    Nigel Havers, English actor
  • 1955
    Alton Coleman, American serial killer (d. 2002)
  • 1967
    Rebecca Schaeffer, American actress (d. 1989)
  • 1970
    Ethan Hawke, American actor
  • 1972
    Garry Flitcroft, English footballer
  • 1972
    Thandie Newton, English actress
  • 1976
    Mike Herrera, American singer and bassist (MxPx)

Who died on November 6?

  • 1231
    Emperor Tsuchimikado of Japan (b. 1196)
  • 1492
    Antoine Busnois, French composer
  • 1692
    Gédéon Tallemant des Réaux, French writer (b. 1619)
  • 1752
    Ralph Erskine, Scottish minister (b. 1685)
  • 1846
    Karol Marcinkowski, Polish physician and activist (b. 1800)
  • 1893
    Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Russian composer (b. 1840)
  • 1965
    Edgard Varèse, French composer (b. 1883)
  • 1970
    Agustín Lara, Mexican composer and poet (b. 1897)
  • 1985
    Joel Crothers, American actor (b. 1941)
  • 2003
    Rie Mastenbroek, Dutch swimmer (b. 1919)

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