On This Day for 6th November (Part 2)

Historical Events

Events 101 - 185 of 185


Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

1966 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Amarillo Ladies' Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth
LPGA Golfer
Kathy Whitworth
  • 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
  • 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 39 killed in an earthen dam burst at Toccoa Falls Bible College, Ga
  • 1978 Shah of Iran places Iran under military rule; general Gholan Reza Azhari forms government

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

1979 Ayatollah Khomeini takes over in Iran

Supreme Leader of Iran Ayatollah Khomeini
Supreme Leader of Iran
Ayatollah Khomeini
  • 1981 Fernando Valenzuela is 1st rookie to win a Cy Young Award

Sport-defeatBoxing Title Fight

1981 Larry Holmes TKOs Renaldo Snipes in 11 for heavyweight boxing title

WBC Heavyweight Champion Larry Holmes
WBC Heavyweight Champion
Larry Holmes
  • 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 Tampa Bay Buccaneer James Wilder rushes for 219 yards vs Minnesota Vikings
  • 1983 Turkey Turgut Özals Moederland party wins elections

Electoral-defeatElectoral Victory

1984 President Ronald Reagan (R) is re-elected over Mondale (D) in a landslide (won 49 states)

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan
  • 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 Air Force Base, California
  • 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
  • 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)

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

1988 Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Mazda Japan Golf Classic

LPGA Golfer Patty Sheehan
LPGA Golfer
Patty Sheehan
  • 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 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

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

1991 Russian President Boris Yeltsin outlaws Communist Party

Russian President Boris Yeltsin
Russian President
Boris Yeltsin
  • 1993 Actor Howard Rollins arrested for drunk driving

Sport-defeatBoxing Title Fight

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

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

1995 Israel buries Yitzhak Rabin, assassinated by a fellow Jew who opposed peace with Palestinians

5th Prime Minister of Israel Yitzhak Rabin
5th Prime Minister of Israel
Yitzhak Rabin
  • 1996 LA Dodger Todd Hollandsworth wins NL Rookie of Year
  • 1996 "The English Patient" based on the novel by Michael Ondaatje, directed by Anthony Minghella and starring Ralph Fiennes, Juliette Binoche and Kristen Scott Thomas premieres in Los Angeles (Best Picture 1997)
  • 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.
  • 1999 4th Rugby World Cup: Australia beats France 35-12 in Cardiff
  • 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.

Film-release-premierFilm Premier

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 US$ 900 million.

Novelist J. K. Rowling
Novelist
J. K. Rowling

Music-awardsMusic Awards

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

Electoral-defeatElectoral Victory

2012 Barack Obama re-elected as US President

44th US President Barack Obama
44th US President
Barack Obama
  • 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 Sally Field, Pasadena California, we really like her (Gidget, Flying Nun)
  • 1946 Fred Penner, Canadian children's entertainer
  • 1947 Doug Young, musician (Flash In The Pan)
  • 1947 Edward Yang, Taiwanese film director (Yi Yi), born in Shanghai (d. 2007)
  • 1947 George Lawrence James, NJ, 4X400m relayer (Olympic-gold-1968)
  • 1947 George Young, rock guitarist (Easybeats, AC/DC), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1947 Jack Arnold, character on TV programme The Wonder Years
  • 1947 John Wilson, rock drummer (Them)
  • 1947 Jim Rosenthal, English sports presenter

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

1948 Glenn Frey, rock vocalist (Eagles-Take it Easy), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2016)

Rock Vocalist Glenn Frey
Rock Vocalist
Glenn Frey
  • 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, American journalist and author (The Case Against Lawyers, A Deadly Game), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 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, epee (Olympics-96), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1963 Rozz Williams, American musician (Christian Death) (d. 1998)
  • 1964 Erik Kramer, NFL quarterback (Chicago 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
  • 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, actor (Dad, Dead Poets Society, Explorers), born in Austin, Texas
  • 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

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

1988 Emma Stone, Scottsdale, Arizona, American actress (Superbad, The Amazing Spider-Man)

Actress Emma Stone
Actress
Emma Stone
  • 1989 Jozy Altidore, American footballer

Famous Weddings


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Famous Deaths

Deaths 101 - 116 of 116

  • 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
  • 2015 Yitzhak Navon, President of Israel (1978-83), dies at 94