Historical Events on November 6, Special Events on This Day

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What Happened on November 6th This Day in History

Year Name
2016 Syrian civil war: The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) launch an offensive to capture the city of Raqqa from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).
2012 Tammy Baldwin becomes the first openly gay politician to be elected to the United States Senate.
2004 An express train collides with a stationary car near the village of Ufton Nervet, England, killing seven and injuring 150.
2002 Jiang Lijun is detained by Chinese police for signing the Open Letter to the 16th National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party.
2002 A Fokker 50 crashes near Luxembourg Airport, killing 20 and injuring three.
1995 Cleveland Browns relocation controversy: Art Modell announces that he signed a deal that would relocate the Cleveland Browns to Baltimore.
1988 Lancang–Gengma earthquakes: At least 938 are killed after two powerful earthquakes rock the China–Myanmar border in Yunnan Province.
1986 Sumburgh disaster: A British International Helicopters Boeing 234LR Chinook crashes 2.mw-parser-output .frac{white-space:nowrap}.mw-parser-output .frac .num,.mw-parser-output .frac .den{font-size:80%;line-height:0;vertical-align:super}.mw-parser-output .frac .den{vertical-align:sub}.mw-parser-output .sr-only{border:0;clip:rect(0,0,0,0);height:1px;margin:-1px;overflow:hidden;padding:0;position:abso
1985 Colombian conflict, leftist guerrillas of the 19th of April Movement seize control of the Palace of Justice in Bogotá.
1977 The Kelly Barnes Dam, located above Toccoa Falls College near Toccoa, Georgia, fails, killing 39.
1971 The United States Atomic Energy Commission tests the largest U.S. underground hydrogen bomb, code-named Cannikin, on Amchitka Island in the Aleutians.
1963 Nguyễn Ngọc Thơ is appointed to head the South Vietnamese government by General Dương Văn Minh's junta, five days after the latter deposed and assassinated President Ngô Đình Diệm.
1947 Meet the Press, the longest running television program in history, makes its debut on NBC Television.
1943 World War II: The 1st Ukrainian Front liberates Kyiv from German occupation.
1936 Spanish Civil War: The republican government flees from Madrid to Valencia, leading to the formation of the Madrid Defense Council in its stead.
1900 President William McKinley is re-elected, along with his vice-presidential running mate, Governor Theodore Roosevelt of New York. Republicans also swept the congressional elections, winning increased majorities in both the Senate and the House of Representatives.
1869 In New Brunswick, New Jersey, Rutgers College defeats Princeton University (then known as the College of New Jersey), 6–4, in the first official intercollegiate American football game.
1860 Abraham Lincoln is elected the 16th president of the United States with only 40% of the popular vote, defeating John C. Breckinridge, John Bell, and Stephen A. Douglas in a four-way race.
1792 Battle of Jemappes in the French Revolutionary Wars.
1217 The Charter of the Forest is sealed at St Paul's Cathedral, London by King Henry III, acting under the regency of William Marshall, 1st Earl of Pembroke which re-establishes for free men rights of access to the royal forest that had been eroded by William the Conqueror and his heirs.
963 Synod of Rome: Emperor Otto I calls a council at St. Peter's Basilica in Rome. Pope John XII is deposed on charges of an armed rebellion against Otto.
447 A powerful earthquake destroys large portions of the Walls of Constantinople, including 57 towers.
Famous People Born on November 6

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Year Name
1989 Jozy Altidore, American soccer player
1494 Suleiman the Magnificent, Sultan of the Ottoman Empire (d. 1566)
1479 Philip I, Margrave of Baden (d. 1533)
1979 Adam LaRoche, American baseball player
1861 James Naismith, Canadian-American physician and educator, invented basketball (d. 1939)
1952 Michael Cunningham, American novelist and screenwriter
1979 Lamar Odom, American basketball player
1946 George Young, Scottish guitarist, songwriter, and producer (d. 2017)
1950 Nimalan Soundaranayagam, Sri Lankan educator and politician (d. 2000)
1814 Adolphe Sax, Belgian-French instrument designer, invented the saxophone (d. 1894)
Famous People Deaths On November 6

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Date Name
2020 Ken Spears, American writer (b. 1938)
2009 Ron Sproat, American screenwriter and playwright (b. 1932)
2014 Maggie Boyle, English singer and flute player (b. 1956)
1692 Gédéon Tallemant des Réaux, French author and poet (b. 1619)
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2010 Robert Lipshutz, American soldier and lawyer, 17th White House Counsel (b. 1921)
1991 Gene Tierney, American actress (b. 1920)
1965 Clarence Williams, American singer-songwriter, pianist, and producer (b. 1898)
2018 Bernard Landry, Canadian lawyer, politician and Premier of Quebec (b. 1937)
2015 Bobby Campbell, English footballer and manager (b. 1937)