Historical Events on 6th November

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355 - Emperor Constantine II crowns cousin Julianus keizer of Britain
1153 - Treaty of Wallingford (Oxfordshire) signed between King Stephen and the Empress Maude
1528 - Shipwrecked Spanish conquistador Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca becomes the first known European to set foot in Texas.
1534 - Zealand hit by heavy storm
1572 - Supernova is observed in constellation known as Cassiopeia
1632 - Battle at Lutzen: Swedish/Saxon army beats imperial armies
1657 - Brandenburg & Poland sign unity of Bromberg
1676 - King Carlos II of Spain comes of age (at 15)
1789 - Pope Pius VI appoints Father John Carroll as the first Catholic bishop in the United States.
1792 - Battle of Jemappes: French army beats Holy Roman Empire
1813 - Chilpancingo congress declares Mexico independent of Spain
1844 - Spain grants Dominican Rep independence
1850 - 1st Hawaiian fire engine
1850 - Yerba Buena & Angel Islands (SF Bay) reserved for military use
1860 - Abraham Lincoln (Rep-R-Ill) elected 16th American President
1861 - Jefferson Davis elected to 6 year term as Confederate president
1862 - NY-SF direct telegraphic link forms
1863 - Battle of Rogersville TN
1864 - Battle of Cane Hill, AK
US President Abraham LincolnUS President Abraham Lincoln 1864 - Battle of Droop Mountain, WV (Averell's Raid)
1865 - Maastricht-Venlo railway opens in Netherlands
1865 - American Civil War: CSS Shenandoah is the last Confederate combat unit to surrender after circumnavigating the globe on its cruise that sank or captured 37 vessels.
1869 - 1st intercollegiate football (soccer) game (Rutgers 6, Princeton 4)
1871 - Cameroon reaches coast of Angola after trip through Africa
1878 - Henrik Ibsen's "Samfundets Stotter," premieres in Oslo
1879 - Canada celebrates 1st Thanksgiving Day
1883 - NYAC organizes 1st American cross-country championship race
1884 - British protectorate proclaimed over southeast New Guinea
1884 - Montreal Foot Ball Club (QFRU) defeats Toronto Argonauts (ORFU) 30-0 in 1st CRFU Championship game
1885 - US mint at Carson City, Nevada directed to close
1888 - Benjamin Harrison (R-Sen-Ind) beats Pres Grover Cleveland (D), 233 electoral votes to 168, Cleveland received slightly more votes
1897 - 'Peter Pan' opens in NY at Empire Theater
1900 - Battle at Bothaville: gen-mjr Charles Knox beats Boers
1900 - Pres William McKinley (R) 25th American President re-elected, beating William Jennings Bryan. Assassinated 1901
25th US President William McKinley25th US President William McKinley 1903 - USA recognizes independence of Panama
1906 - Charles Evans Hughes (R) elected NY Gov beats William Randolph Hearst
1908 - Leonid Andreyevs "Dui Nashey Zhizni," premieres in St Petersburg
1910 - SDAP/NVV initiate campaign for general males/female suffrage
1911 - Francisco Madeiro inaugurated president of Mexico
1913 - Mohandas K Gandhi arrested for leading Indian miners march in South Africa
1915 - 1st military flight in Neth East Indies (Tandjong Priok)
1915 - Sophokles Skouloudis forms Greek government
1917 - Bolshevik revolution begins with capture of Winter Palace
1917 - NY allows women to vote
1918 - Republic of Poland proclaimed
1918 - Supreme commander of the army Gen Cutters resigns
1919 - 1st Dutch radio program: Soirée Musicale with "Turf in you(r) ransel"
1923 - USSR adopts experimental calendar, with 5-day "weeks"
1924 - Stanley Baldwin becomes PM of UK
Pacifist and Spiritual Leader Mahatma GandhiPacifist and Spiritual Leader Mahatma Gandhi 1925 - British secret agent Sidney Reilly ('Ace of Spies') is executed by the OGPU, the secret police of the Soviet Union.
1928 - Clevelanders vote to build a stadium with city bonds
1928 - Herbert Hoover (R) beats Alfred E Smith (D) for US President
1928 - Colonel Jacob Schick patents 1st electric razor
1928 - Swedes start a tradition of eating Gustavus Adolphus pastries to commemorate the king.
1932 - German election - KPD defeats NSDAP
1934 - NFL Philadelphia Eagles beat Cincinnati Reds 64-0
1935 - 1st test flight of Hawker Hurricane fighter aircraft
1936 - RCA displays TV for press
1936 - Terence Rattigan's "French Without Tears" premieres in London
1938 - 3 DiMaggio brothers play together for 1st time, charity all star game
1939 - WGY-TV (Schenectady, NY), 1st coml TV station, begins service
1939 - WRGB TV channel 6 in Schenectady-Alby-Troy, NY (CBS) 1st broadcast
1939 - World War II: 'Sonderaktion Krakau' - a Nazi operation against academics in Kraków, Poland
1940 - Franklin Roosevelt re-elected US President
32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt 1941 - Einsatz Gruppe kills 15,000 Jews of Rovno Ukraine
1941 - Japanese fleet readies assault on Pearl Harbor
1941 - USA lends Soviet Union $1 million
1942 - Nazis execute 12,000 Minsk ghetto Jews
1942 - Sukarno & Mohammed Hatta found Ampat Serangkai
1943 - Russian troops land on Kertsj peninsula
1943 - Soviet forces reconquer Kiev
1943 - Stalin says: "The issue of German fascism is lost"
1945 - House Committee on Un-American Activities begins investigation of 7 radio commentators
1949 - Greek civil war ends
1950 - Branch Rickey signs 5-yr contract as VP/GM of Pittsburgh Pirates
1950 - Chinese offensive halts at Chongchon River, North Korea
1950 - King Tribhuvana of Nepal flees to India
1952 - Dmitri Shostakovitch's cantata "About our Fatherland," premieres
1953 - French National Meeting grants Saarland more autonomy
Soviet Union Premier Joseph StalinSoviet Union Premier Joseph Stalin 1953 - Jimmy Dykes succeeds Marty Marion as manager of Balt Orioles
1953 - Masao Oki's symphony "Atomic Bomb," premieres
1955 - 11th Ryder Cup: US, 8-4 at Thunderbird Ranch & CC Calif
1955 - USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1956 - Holland & Spain withdraw from Olympics in protest against Soviets in Hungary
1956 - Pres Eisenhower (R) re-elected defeating Adlai E Stevenson (D)
1957 - "Rumple" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 45 performances
1957 - Felix Gaillard becomes premier of France
1958 - AL announces that KC will play AL record 52 night games in 1959
1958 - Belgium government of Eyskens & Lilar forms
1958 - Wilber Snyder beats V Gagne in Omaha, to become NWA wrestling champ
1961 - US government issues a stamp honoring 100th birthday of James Naismith
1962 - BART bond issue just gets by with a 66.9% favorable vote
1962 - Edward M Kennedy 1st elected (Sen-D-Mass)
1962 - Edward W Brooke (R) elected attorney general of Massachusetts
1962 - Saudi Arabia proclaims abolition of slavery
1962 - UN General Assembly adopts resolution condemning South Africa
1964 - WEIQ TV channel 42 in Mobile, AL (PBS) begins broadcasting
1966 - 1st entire lineup televised in color (NBC)
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 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 - Ayatolla 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
1983 - Tor Bay Buccaneers' James Wilder rushes for 219 yards vs Minnesota Vikings
1983 - Turkey Turgut Özals Moederland party wins elections
US President & Actor Ronald ReaganUS President & Actor Ronald Reagan 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 at Ranger, Tx, explodes spilling 6.3 m gallons of 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
1987 - Roger Clemens wins consecutive Cy Young Awards
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
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
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.
2002 - 12 people are killed in a fire on board a train headed for Vienna from Paris.
Champion Boxer Evander HolyfieldChampion Boxer Evander Holyfield 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.
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

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