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 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.

Lovelife today Hey! How’s your lovelife today? Get a free love reading with the most frank answers. Start to seize love opportunities in your life! Did I mention it’s F-R-E-E? (Sponsored link; 18+ only)

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.

My Famous Birthday Ninja Do people and celebrities interest you? Discover all the November 6 famous birthdays who share your special day. Learn some fun facts about your birthday! (Sponsored link)

November 6 Historical Events

  • 1844
    The first constitution of the Dominican Republic is adopted.
  • 1856
    Scenes of Clerical Life, the first work of fiction by the author later known as George Eliot, is submitted for publication.
  • 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.
  • 1935
    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.
  • 1942
    World War II: Carlson’s patrol during the Guadalcanal Campaign begins.
  • 1943
    World War II: the Soviet Red Army recaptures Kiev. Before withdrawing, the Germans destroy most of the city’s ancient buildings.
  • 1963
    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.
  • 1995
    The Rova of Antananarivo, home of the sovereigns of Madagascar from the 16th to 19th centuries, is destroyed by fire.
  • 1999
    Australians vote to keep the Head of the Commonwealth as their head of state in the Australian republic referendum.
  • 2004
    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?

  • 1882
    Thomas H. Ince, American movie actor, director, producer (d. 1924)
  • 1925
    Michel Bouquet, Franch actor
  • 1939
    Michael Schwerner, American civil rights activist (d. 1964)
  • 1948
    Glenn Frey, American singer (Eagles)
  • 1949
    Joseph C. Wilson, American diplomat; husband of Valerie Plame
  • 1957
    Klaus Kleinfeld, German industrialist
  • 1960
    Michael Cerveris, American actor
  • 1976
    Pat Tillman, American football player (d. 2004)
  • 1978
    Daniella Cicarelli, Brazilian model and television host
  • 1988
    Emma Stone, American actress

Who died on November 6?

  • 1656
    Jean-Baptiste Morin, French scientist (b. 1583)
  • 1771
    John Bevis, English physician and astronomer (b. 1695)
  • 1846
    Karol Marcinkowski, Polish physician and activist (b. 1800)
  • 1925
    Emperor Khải Định of Vietnam (b. 1885)
  • 1941
    Maurice Leblanc, French novelist (b. 1864)
  • 1964
    Hugo Koblet, Swiss cyclist (b. 1925)
  • 1987
    Zohar Argov, Israeli singer (b. 1955)
  • 2000
    L. Sprague de Camp, American writer (b. 1907)
  • 2003
    Crash Holly, American professional wrestler (b. 1971)
  • 2007
    Hilda Braid, English actress (b. 1929)

MyFirstName.Rocks What no one tells you about your first name’s personality. Are there hidden powers in your moniker? Check out Esther’s personality and get smart about names today. (Sponsored links)