What Happened on November 6, 1976

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Benjamin Hooks, succeeds Roy Wilkins as executive director of NAACP
  • 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

Famous Birthdays

  • Catherine Clark, Canadian journalist; daughter of Joe Clark
  • Jodi Martin, Australian singer-songwriter
  • Laurie Baker, ice hockey forward (USA, Oly-gold-98)
  • Mike Herrera, American singer and bassist (MxPx)
  • Pat Tillman, American football player (d. 2004)