What Happened on November 6, 2012

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 5 people are shot at a poultry processing plant in Fresno, California

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Barack Obama is re-elected as US President, defeating Republican candidate Mitt Romney

44th US President Barack Obama
44th US President
Barack Obama

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Elizabeth Warren becomes the first female Senator from Massachusetts

US Senator Elizabeth Warren
US Senator
Elizabeth Warren
  • Green Moon wins the Melbourne Cup race at Flemington

Famous Deaths

  • Clive Dunn, British actor, dies from complications following an operation at 92
  • M-16 [Ernest Mateen], American cruiserweight boxing champion, dies at 46