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
1973 - Abe Beame elected 1st Jewish mayor of 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
LPGA Golfer Kathy WhitworthLPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth 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
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
WBC Heavyweight Champion Larry HolmesWBC Heavyweight Champion Larry Holmes 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
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
US President & Actor Ronald ReaganUS President & Actor Ronald Reagan 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
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
LPGA Golfer Patty SheehanLPGA Golfer Patty Sheehan 1991 - Maximus 2.0 BBS released
1991 - Robert M Gates, becomes 15th director of CIA
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
1995 - Israel buries Yitzhak Rabin, assassinated by a fellow Jew who opposed peace with Palestinians
5th Prime Minister of Israel Yitzhak Rabin5th Prime Minister of Israel Yitzhak Rabin 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.
Novelist J. K. RowlingNovelist J. K. Rowling 2005 - "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire", the 4th film based on the books by J. K. Rowling premieres in London. Goes on to become most successful film of the year, earning almost 900 million.
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

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
1948 - Glenn Frey, rock vocalist (Eagles-Take it Easy), born in Detroit, Michigan
Rock Vocalist Glenn FreyRock Vocalist Glenn Frey (1948) 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, newscaster (Sunday Today) and ex-wife of Arnold Schwarzenegger, born in Chicago, Illinois
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, actress (Dawn-General Hospital), born in Los Angeles, California
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, WPVA volleyballer (Natl-17th-1995), born in Seattle, Washington
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, singer (Color Me Badd-I Want to Sex You Up), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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 - 115 of 115

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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