November 6 Events in History - November 6 Birthdays - November 6 Deaths
2014 Two security threats to Apple operating systems have been identified; the 'rootpipe' malware impacts OS X, including the new Yosemite version, while 'wirelurker' currently affects iOS users who have downloaded pirated apps
2014 Broadcasting company CBS is moving to web-based programming by starting a 24-hour news streaming site, offering web access to its network for a monthly fee, and partnering with Sony to provide programs for a web-based TV service
2013 Officials crackdown on foreigners working illegally in the Saudi kingdom; over 16,000 are arrested in the search
2013 Tajikistan voters head to the polls to participate in the country's presidential election
2012 U.S. voters hold their 2012 presidential election, with Democratic President Barack Obama projected to defeat Republican opponent, Governor Mitt Romney
2012 Britain's MP Nadine Dorries is suspended from the Conservative Party after deciding to become the first politician to appear on a reality TV series
2011 In Washington, D.C., thousands protest the proposed Keystone XL pipeline project, which would carry Alberta oil sands crude through six U.S. states to Gulf Coast refineries
2011 Over 45,000 runners participate in the New York City marathon; Geoffrey Mutai and Firehiwot Dado win the mens and women's races
2010 U.S. President Barack Obama arrives in India on a tour to promote U.S. exports
2010 Swiebodzin, Poland announces the world's biggest statue of Jesus, called Christ the King, is completed
2009 U.S. Commerce Department imposes high anti-dumping tariffs up to 99% on imports of Chinese tubular goods
1997 "Proposals," opens at Broadhurst Theater New York City for 76 performances
1997 San Francisco Giants manager Dusty Baker named NL Manager of the Year
1996 Los Angeles Dodger Todd Hollandsworth wins NL Rookie of Year
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
1994 24th New York City Women's Marathon won by Tegla Loroupe in 2:27:37
1994 25th New York City 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
1993 Actress Allison Angrim (32) weds Robert Schoonover (44)
1993 Evander Holyfield beats Riddick Bowe in 12 for heavywgt boxing title
1993 Horse Racing Breeders' Cup Champs: Arcangues, Brocco, Cardmania, Hollywood Wildcat, Kotashaan, Lure, Phone Chatter
1991 "Moscow Circus Cirk Valentin" opens at Gershwin New York City for 32 performances
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
1991 Russian president Yeltsin outlaws Communist Party
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 Studio's stages
1990 Guam Republican governor Joseph Ada re-elected
1988 18th New York City Women's Marathon won by Grete Waitz in 2:28:07
1988 19th New York City Marathon won by Steve Jones in 2:08:20
1988 Japan and 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 New York men's marathon; Grete Waitz 9th women's title
1986 Houston's Mike Scott (18-10) wins NL Cy Young
1986 Reagan signs landmark immigration reform bill
1986 Reverend Donald Wildmon begins a campaign against Howard Stern
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 guerrilla's occupies Palace of Justice Bogota Colombia
1985 Space shuttle Challenger lands at Edwards AFB California
1984 President Reagan (R) landslide (won 49 states) re-election over Mondale (D)
1984 Willie Hernandez wins AL MVP Award
1983 Chako Higuchi wins LPGA Sports Nippon Team Match Golf Tournament
1983 Discovery transported to Vandenberg AFB, California
1983 Tor Bay Buccaneers James Wilder rushes for 219 yards vs Minnesota Vikings
1983 Turkey Turgut zals Moederland party wins elections
1982 Joe Altobelli succeeds Earl Weaver as Oriole manager
1981 Fernando Valenzuela is 1st rookie to win a Cy Young Award
1981 Larry Holmes TKOs Renaldo Snipes in 11 for heavyweight boxing title
1979 Ayatolla Khomeini takes over in Iran
1978 Iranian general Gholan Reza Azhari forms government
1978 Shah of Iran places Iran under military rule
1977 "Hair" closes at Biltmore Theater New York City after 43 performances
1977 1st Emmy Sports Award presentation
1977 39 killed in an earthen dam burst at Toccoa Falls Bible College, Ga
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
1975 "Hello, Dolly" opens at Minskoff Theater New York City for 51 performances
1975 1st appearance of Sex Pistols
1974 Dodger Mike Marshall is 1st relief pitcher to win Cy Young Award
1973 Abe Beame eleceted 1st Jewish mayor on New York City
1973 Coleman Young elected mayor of Detroit
1971 "Great Harp" closes at Martin Beck Theater New York City after 7 performances
1971 U.S. performs underground nuclear test at Amchitka Island Aleutians
1970 Boog Powell wins AL MVP
1970 Twins Jim Perry wins AL Cy Young Award
1969 1st Cy Young Award tie (Mike Cuellar, Baltimore and Denny McLain, Detroit)
1968 Nixon elected 37th President of U.S., defeating Hubert Humphrey
1968 Students of San Francisco State Counsel go on strike
1967 Bridge at Annabaai crashes on Willemstad, Curaeao, kills 15
1967 U.S. launches Surveyor 6; makes soft landing on Moon Nov 9
1966 1st entire lineup televised in color (NBC)
1966 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Amarillo Ladies' Golf Open
1966 Lunar Orbiter 2 launched
1964 WEIQ TV channel 42 in Mobile, AL (PBS) begins broadcasting
1962 BART bond issue just gets by with a 66.9% favorable vote
1962 Edward M. Kennedy 1st elected Senator
1962 Edward W Brooke (R) elected attorney general of Massachusetts
1962 Nixon tells press he won't be available to kick around any more
1962 Saudi Arabia proclaims abolishing slavery
1962 U.N. General Assembly adopts resolution condemning South Africa
1961 U.S. government issues a stamp honoring 100th birthday of James Naismith
1958 AL announces that Kansas City will play AL record 52 night games in 1959
1958 Belgium government of Eyskens and Lilar forms
1958 Wilber Snyder beats V Gagne in Omaha, to become NWA wrestling champ
1957 "Rumple" opens at Alvin Theater New York City for 45 performances
1957 Felix Gaillard becomes premier of France
1956 Holland and Spain withdraw from Olympics, protest Soviets in Hungary
1956 President Eisenhower (R) re-elected defeating Adlai E. Stevenson (D)
1955 11th Ryder Cup: U.S., 8-4 at Thunderbird Ranch and CC California
1955 U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Semipalitinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan U.S.S.R.
1953 French National Meeting grants Saarland more autonomy
1953 Jimmy Dykes succeeds Marty Marion as manager of Baltimore Orioles
1953 Masao Oki's symphony "Atomic Bomb," premieres
1952 Dmitri Sjostakovitch's cantata "About our Fatherland," premieres
1950 Branch Rickey signs 5-yr contract as Vice President/General Manager of Pittsburgh Pirates
1950 Chinese offensive halts at Chongchon River, North Korea
1950 King Tribhuvana of Nepal flees to India
1949 Greeks civil war ends
1945 HUAC begins investigation of 7 radio commentators
1943 Russian troops land on Kertsj peninsula
1943 Soviet forces reconquer Kiev
1943 Stalin says: "The issue of German fascism is lost"
1942 Nazis execute 12,000 Minsk ghetto Jews
1942 Sukarno and Mohammed Hatta finds Ampat Serangkai
1941 Einsatz group kills 15,000 Jews of Rovno Ukraine
1941 Japanese fleet readies assault on Pearl Harbor
1941 USA lends Soviet Union $1 million
1940 Franklin D. Roosevelt re-elected president
1939 WGY-TV (Schenectady, New York), 1st coml TV station, begins service
1939 WRGB TV channel 6 in Schenectady-Alby-Troy, New York (CBS) 1st broadcast
1938 3 DiMaggio brothers play together for 1st time, charity all star game
1936 RCA displays TV for press
1936 Terence Rattigans "French Without Tears," premieres in London
1935 1st test flight of British Hurricane aircraft
1935 English prince Henry (under George V) weds Alice Montagu-Douglas-Scott
1935 Maiden flight by Canada's Hawker Hurricane military plane
1934 NFL Philadelphia Eagles beat Cincinnati Reds 64-0
1932 German election - KPD defeats NSDAP
1928 Clevelanders vote to build a stadium with city bonds
1928 Herbert Hoover (R) beats Alfred E. Smith (D) for president
1928 Jacob Schick patents 1st electric razor
1924 Stanley Baldwin becomes Prime Minister of England
1923 Col Jacob Schick patents 1st electric shaver
1923 U.S.S.R. adopts experimental calendar, with 5-day "weeks"
1922 King George V proclaims Irish Free state
1919 1st Dutch radio program: Soiree Musicale with "Turf in you(r) ransel"
1918 Republic of Poland proclaimed
1918 Supreme commander of the army General Cutters resigns
1917 Bolshevik revolution begins with capture of Winter Palace
1917 New York state allows women to vote
1915 1st military flight in Netherlands East Indies (Tandjong Priok)
1915 Sophokles Skouloudis forms Greek government
1913 Mohandas K. Gandhi arrested for leading Indian miners march in South Africa
1911 Francisco Madeiro inaugurated president of Mexico
1910 SDAP/NVV initiate campaign for general males/female suffrage
1908 Leonid Andreyevs "Dui Nashey Zhizni," premieres in St. Petersburg
1906 Charles Evans Hughes (R) elected New York Governor beats William Randolph Hearst
1903 USA recognizea independence of Panama
1900 Battle at Bothaville: general-major Charles Knox beats Boers
1900 President William McKinley (R) re-elected, beating William Jennings Bryan
1897 Peter Pan opens in New York at Empire Theater
1888 Benjamin Harrison (R-Sen-Ind) beats President Grover Cleveland (D), 233 electoral votes to 168, Cleveland received slightly more votes
1885 U.S. Mint at Carson City, Nevada directed to close
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
1883 NYAC organizes 1st American cross-country championship race
1879 Canada celebrates 1st Thanksgiving Day
1878 Henrik Ibsens "Samfundets Stotter," premieres in Oslo
1871 Cameroon reaches coast of Angola after trip through Africa
1871 President Grant re-elected
1869 1st intercollegiate football (soccer) game (Rutgers 6, Princeton 4)
1865 Maastricht-Venlo railway in Netherlands opens
1864 Battle of Droop Mountain, WV (Averell's Raid)
1862 NY-SF direct telegraphic link forms
1861 Jefferson Davis elected to 6 year term as Confederate president
1860 Abraham Lincoln, born in Kentucky, Representative-R-Illinois 1847 - 1849, elected 16th president 1861 - 1865
1850 1st Hawaiian fire engine
1850 Yerba Buena and Angel Islands (SF Bay) reserved for military use
1844 Spain grants Dominican Rep independence
1813 Chilpancingo congress declares Mexico independent of Spain
1792 Battle at Jemappes: French army beats Ausrtrians
1676 King Carlos II of Spain becomes of age (at 15)
1657 Brandenburg and Poland sign unity of Bromberg
1632 Battle at Lutzen: Swedish/Saxon army beats imperial armies
1572 Supernova is observed in constellation known as Cassiopeia
1534 Zealand hit by heavy storm
1153 Treaty of Wallingford signed
355 Emperor Constantine II crowns cousin Julianus keizer of Britain