This Day in History for 6th November (Part 2)

Historical Events

Events 101 - 185 of 185

1966 - Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Amarillo Ladies' Golf Open
1966 - Lunar Orbiter 2 launched
1967 - Bridge at Annabaai crashes on Willemstad, Curacao, kills 15
1967 - US launches Surveyor 6; makes soft landing on Moon Nov 9
1968 - Nixon elected 37th pres of US, defeating Hubert Humphrey
1968 - Students of SF State Counsel go on strike
1969 - 1st Cy Young Award tie (Mike Cuellar, Balt & Denny McLain, Det)
1970 - Boog Powell wins AL MVP
1970 - Twins Jim Perry wins AL Cy Young Award
1971 - "Great Harp" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 7 performances
1971 - US performs underground nuclear test at Amchitka Island Aleutians
1973 - "Man With the Golden Girl" begins shooting
LPGA Golfer Kathy WhitworthLPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth 1973 - Abe Beame eleceted 1st Jewish mayor on NYC
1973 - Coleman Young elected mayor of Detroit
1974 - Dodger Mike Marshall is 1st relief pitcher to win Cy Young Award
1975 - "Hello, Dolly" opens at Minskoff Theater NYC for 51 performances
1975 - 1st appearance of Sex Pistols
1976 - Benjamin Hooks, succeeds Roy Wilkins as executive director of NAACP
1976 - Former Twins relief ace Bill Campbell is 1st free-agent to sign with a new team, joining the Red Sox for $1 million over 4 years
1977 - "Hair" closes at Biltmore Theater NYC after 43 performances
1977 - 1st Emmy Sports Award presentation
1977 - 39 killed in an earthen dam burst at Toccoa Falls Bible College, Ga
1978 - Iranian general Gholan Reza Azhari forms government
1978 - Shah of Iran places Iran under military rule
1979 - Ayatollah Khomeini takes over in Iran
1981 - Fernando Valenzuela is 1st rookie to win a Cy Young Award
WBC Heavyweight Champion Larry HolmesWBC Heavyweight Champion Larry Holmes 1981 - Larry Holmes TKOs Renaldo Snipes in 11 for heavyweight boxing title
1982 - Joe Altobelli succeeds Earl Weaver as Oriole manager
1983 - Chako Higuchi wins LPGA Sports Nippon Team Match Golf Tournament
1983 - Discovery transported to Vandenberg AFB, Calif
1983 - Tor Bay Buccaneers' James Wilder rushes for 219 yards vs Minnesota Vikings
1983 - Turkey Turgut Özals Moederland party wins elections
1984 - President Reagan (R) landslide (won 49 states) re-election over Mondale (D)
1984 - Willie Hernandez wins AL MVP Award
1985 - 22nd Space Shuttle Mission (61A) -Challenger 9- lands at Edwards AFB
US President & Actor Ronald ReaganUS President & Actor Ronald Reagan 1985 - Exploratory well in Ranger, Texas, blows out, spilling 150,000 bbl (24,000 m3) of crude oil
1985 - M-19 guerrillas occupy Palace of Justice Bogota Colombia
1985 - Space shuttle Challenger lands at Edwards, Calif
1986 - Houston's Mike Scott (18-10) wins NL Cy Young
1986 - President Reagan signs landmark immigration reform bill
1986 - Rev Donald Wildmon begins a campaign against Howard Stern
1988 - 18th NYC Women's Marathon won by Grete Waitz in 2:28:07
1988 - 19th NYC Marathon won by Steve Jones in 2:08:20
1988 - Japan & MLB all stars played to a 6-6 draw (Game 2 of 7)
1988 - Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Mazda Japan Golf Classic
LPGA Golfer Patty SheehanLPGA Golfer Patty Sheehan 1988 - Steve Jones wins NY men's marathon; Grete Waitz 9th women's title
1989 - US marshals & FCC sieze pirate radio station WJPL in Brooklyn
1990 - Arsenio Hall gets a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame
1990 - Braves' Dave Justice wins NL Rookie of Year
1990 - Fire destroys some of Universal Studios' stages
1990 - Guam Republican governor Joseph Ada re-elected
1990 - Iran's oil-producing region suffers a serious earthquake
1991 - "Moscow Circus Cirk Valentin" opens at Gershwin NYC for 32 perfs
1991 - Grand Duke Vladimir Kirillovitsj returns to St Petersburg
1991 - Keck II, biggest telescope in use at Mauna Kea Hawaii
1991 - Maximus 2.0 BBS released
1991 - Robert M Gates, becomes 15th director of CIA
Russian President Boris YeltsinRussian President Boris Yeltsin 1991 - Russian president Boris Yeltsin outlaws Communist Party
1993 - Actor Howard Rollins arrested for drunk driving
1993 - Evander Holyfield beats Riddick Bowe in 12 for heavyweight boxing title
1993 - Horse Racing Breeders' Cup Champs: Arcangues, Brocco, Cardmania, Hollywood Wildcat, Kotashaan, Lure, Phone Chatter at Belmont
1994 - 24th NYC Women's Marathon won by Tegla Loroupe in 2:27:37
1994 - 25th NYC Marathon won by German Silva in 2:11:21
1994 - Emomali Rachmonov recognized as president of Tadzjikistan
1994 - Woo-Soon Ko wins LPGA Toray Japan Queens Golf Cup
1995 - Art Modell officially announces Cleveland Browns are moving to Balt
Boxer Evander HolyfieldBoxer Evander Holyfield 1995 - Israel buries Yitzhak Rabin, assassinated by a fellow Jew who opposed peace with Palestinians
1996 - LA Dodger Todd Hollandsworth wins NL Rookie of Year
1997 - "Proposals" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 76 performances
1997 - SF Giants manager Dusty Baker named NL Manager of the Year
1999 - Australians vote to keep the British monarch as their head of state in the Australian republic referendum.
2001 - Crude oil for December delivery on the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX) falls to a two-year low after OPEC members warn that a downward price spiral could occur if major non-OPEC oil exporters do not reduce oil production
2002 - 12 people are killed in a fire on board a train headed for Vienna from Paris.
2002 - 36th Country Music Association Award: Alan Jackson & Martina McBride wins
2004 - An express train collides with a stationary car near the village of Ufton Nervet, England, killing 6 and injuring 150.
2005 - The Evansville Tornado of November 2005 kills 25 in Northwestern Kentucky and Southwestern Indiana.
2005 - The military junta of Myanmar (Burma) begins moving its government ministries from Yangon to Pyinmana.
Singer Carrie UnderwoodSinger Carrie Underwood 2006 - 40th Country Music Association Award: Kenny Chesney, Carrie Underwood & Keith Urban wins
2012 - 5 people are shot at a poultry processing plant in Fresno, California
2012 - Barack Obama re-elected as US President
2012 - US territory Puerto Rico votes to become a US State
2012 - Green Moon wins the Melbourne Cup race at Flemington
2013 - 8 people are killed and 50 are injured by a suicide bombing in Damascus, Syria
2013 - 15 people are killed after a suicide bombing in Baghdad, Iraq
2014 - The Republicans win control of the US Senate in mid-term elections, increasing its power in the final two years of Obama's presidency

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 101 - 193 of 193

1946 - Fred Penner, Canadian children's entertainer
1947 - Doug Young, rocker (Flash In The Pan)
1947 - Edward Yang, director (Tewrrorizers)
1947 - George Lawrence James, NJ, 4X400m relayer (Olympic-gold-1968)
1947 - George Young, Glasgow, Scotland, rock guitarist (Easybeats, AC/DC)
1947 - Jack Arnold, character on Wonder Years
1947 - John Wilson, rock drummer (Them)
1947 - Jim Rosenthal, English sports presenter
Rock Vocalist Glenn FreyRock Vocalist Glenn Frey (1948) 1948 - Glenn Frey, Detroit Mich, rock vocalist (Eagles-Take it Easy)
1949 - Brad Davis, Tallahassee Fla, actor (Roots, Chiefs, Midnight Express)
1949 - Nigel Havers, English actor (Dr Latimer-Don't Wait Up)
1949 - Arturo Sandoval, Cuban-born trumpeter
1949 - Joseph C. Wilson, Vice Chairman of Jarch Capital, LLC
1950 - Ernest Thompson, Bellows Fall Vt, actor (Sierra, Westside Medical)
1951 - Peter Althin, Swedish politician and attorney
1951 - John Falsey, American television writer and producer
1952 - Michael Cunningham, American writer
1954 - Catherine Crier, Dallas, Texas, American journalist and author (The Case Against Lawyers, A Deadly Game)
1955 - Maria Shriver, Chicago, newscaster (Sunday Today) and ex-wife of Arnold Schwarzenegger
1956 - Graeme Wood, cricketer (Australian lefty opening batsman 1978-88)
1957 - Klaus Kleinfeld, German industrialist
1957 - Siobhán McCarthy, Irish singer and actress
1957 - Lori Singer, Corpus Christi Texas, actress (Fame, V, Footloose)
1958 - Trace Beaulieu, American actor
1959 - Teri Peterson, Santa Monica Cal, playmate (July, 1980)
1960 - Lance Kerwin, Newport Beach Ca, (James at 15, The Loneliest Runner)
1960 - Michael Cerveris, American actor
1961 - Florent Pagny, French songwriter and singer
1961 - Kazuhiko Aoki, Japanese game creator
1961 - Craig Goldy, guitarist for the band Dio
1962 - Aznil Nawawi, Malaysian host, actor and singer
1963 - Jean-Marc Chouinard, Montreal Quebec, epee (Olympics-96)
1963 - Rozz Williams, American musician (Christian Death) (d. 1998)
1964 - Erik Kramer, NFL quarterback (Chic Bears)
1964 - Kerry Conran, American filmmaker
1964 - Corey Glover, American musician (Living Color)
1964 - Greg Graffin, American singer (Bad Religion)
1965 - Brian Givens, Lompoc CA, pitcher (Milwaukee Brewers)
1965 - Robert Oberrrauch, hockey defenseman (Team Italy 1998)
1966 - Lisa Fuller, Los Angeles California, actress (Dawn-General Hospital)
1966 - Peter DeLuise, Hollywood CA, actor (21 Jump Street, seaQuest DSV)
1966 - Paul Gilbert, American guitarist and singer
1966 - Christian Lorenz, German keyboardist (Rammstein)
1967 - Dennis Brown, NFL defensive end (SF 49ers)
1967 - Jackie Auzias de Turenne, Seattle, WPVA volleyballer (Natl-17th-1995)
1967 - Jana McCoy, Portales NM, Miss NM-America (1991)
1967 - Rebecca Schaeffer, Eugene Oregon, actress (Patti-My Sister Sam)
1967 - Shuzo Matsuoka, Tokyo Japan, tennis star (1995 USTA/Binghampton)
1968 - Alfred Williams, NFL defensive end (SF 49ers, Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
1968 - Chad Curtis, Marion IN, outfielder (NY Yankees, Detroit Tigers)
1968 - Edward Linskens, soccer player (PSV)
1968 - Kelly Rutherford, Elizabethtown Kentucky, actress (Generations)
1968 - Vlast Plavucha, hockey forward (Team Slovakia 1998)
1968 - Jerry Yang, Chinese American entrepreneur (Yahoo!, Inc.)
1969 - Bryan Abrams, Oklahoma City, singer (Color Me Badd-I Want to Sex You Up)
1969 - Don Wengert, Sioux City IA, pitcher (Oakland A's)
1970 - Eric Mueller, KC MO, rower (Olympics-silver-1996)
1970 - Ethan Hawke, Austin Texas, actor (Dad, Dead Poets Society, Explorers)
1970 - Maa Tanuvasa, NFL defensive tackle (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
1970 - Patrick Burke, CFL cornerback (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
1970 - Rich Braham, tackle (Cincinnati Bengals)
1971 - Derrick Alexander, NFL wide receiver (Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Ravens)
1972 - Anthony Brown, NFL tackle (Cin Bengals)
1972 - Vicki Movessian, ice hockey defenseman (USA, Oly-98)
1972 - Garry Flitcroft, English footballer
1972 - Thandie Newton, English actress
1972 - Deivi Cruz, American baseball player
1973 - Taje Allen, kicker (St Louis Rams)
1973 - Nell McAndrew, British model
1974 - Frank Vandenbroucke, Belgian cyclist
1975 - Mike Maurer, CFL fullback (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
1976 - Laurie Baker, ice hockey forward (USA, Oly-gold-98)
1976 - Mike Herrera, American singer and bassist (MxPx)
1976 - Jodi Martin, Australian singer-songwriter
1976 - Pat Tillman, American football player (d. 2004)
1976 - Catherine Clark, Canadian journalist; daughter of Joe Clark
1977 - Patrícia Tavares, Portuguese actress
1978 - Nicole Dubuc, actress (Robin-Major Dad)
1978 - Zak Morioka, Brazilian racing driver
1978 - Sandrine Blancke, Belgian actress
1978 - Daniella Cicarelli, Brazilian model and television host
1978 - Jolina Magdangal, Filipina singer, actress and television host
1978 - Taryn Manning, American actress
1979 - Lamar Odom, American basketball player
1981 - Cassie Bernall, American murder victim (d. 1999)
1981 - Lee Dong Wook, South Korean actor
1982 - Sowelu, Japanese pop singer
1983 - Janette McBride, Filipino actress
1983 - Jon Hume, Australian singer (Evermore)
1987 - Ana Ivanović, Serbian tennis player
1988 - Erik Lund, Swedish footballer
Actress Emma StoneActress Emma Stone (1988) 1988 - Emma Stone, Scottsdale, Arizona, American actress (Superbad, The Amazing Spider-Man)
1989 - Jozy Altidore, American footballer

Famous Weddings

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Famous Deaths

Deaths 101 - 116 of 116

2005 - Minako Honda, Japanese singer and musical actress (b. 1967)
2005 - Rod Donald, New Zealand Politician, Green Party Co-leader (b. 1957)
2005 - Miguel Aceves Mejía, Mexican actor, composer and singer (b. 1915)
2006 - Federico (Fico) López, Puerto Rican basketball player (b. 1962)
2006 - Francisco Fernández Ochoa, Spanish alpine skier (b. 1950)
2007 - Enzo Biagi, Italian journalist (b. 1920)
2007 - Hilda Braid, English actress (b. 1929)
2007 - George Grljusich, Australian sports broadcaster (b. c1939)
2007 - Sayed Mustafa Kazemi, Afghan politician (b. c1962)
2007 - George Osmond, Osmond family patriarch (b. 1917)
2007 - Hank Thompson, American singer (b. 1925)
2009 - Ron Sproat, American TV writer and playwright (b. 1932)
2010 - Jo Myong-Rok, North Korean military official (b. 1928)
2010 - Robert Lipshutz, American attorney and counsel to the Carter Adminisrtation (b. 1921)
2012 - Clive Dunn, British actor, dies from complications following an operation at 92
2012 - M-16 [Ernest Mateen], American cruiserweight boxing champion, dies at 46

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