On This Day

What Happened on November 6, 2012

Historical Events

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

Election of Interest

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

Historic Event

Elizabeth Warren becomes the first female Senator from Massachusetts

  • Green Moon wins the Melbourne Cup race at Flemington
  • Tammy Duckworth becomes the first disabled woman and first person born in Thailand to be elected to US Congress, representing Illinois

Famous Deaths

  • Clive Dunn, British actor (Dad's Army, The Avengers), dies from complications following an operation at 92
  • M-16 [Ernest Mateen], American cruiserweight boxing champion, dies at 46
2012 Highlights

About November 6, 2012

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 9 years, 1 month and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Scorpio