Friday, November 7, 2008

November 6th - Historic Events

November 6, 1997 "Proposals," opens at Broadhurst Theater New York City for 76 performances
November 6, 1997 San Francisco Giants manager Dusty Baker named NL Manager of the Year
November 6, 1996 Los Angeles Dodger Todd Hollandsworth wins NL Rookie of Year
November 6, 1995 Art Modell officially announces Cleveland Browns are moving to Balt
November 6, 1995 Israel buries Yitzhak Rabin, assassinated by a fellow Jew who opposed peace with Palestinians
November 6, 1994 24th New York City Women's Marathon won by Tegla Loroupe in 2:27:37
November 6, 1994 25th New York City Marathon won by German Silva in 2:11:21
November 6, 1994 Emomali Rachmonov recognized as president of Tadzjikistan
November 6, 1994 Woo-Soon Ko wins LPGA Toray Japan Queens Golf Cup
November 6, 1993 Actress Allison Angrim (32) weds Robert Schoonover (44)
November 6, 1993 Evander Holyfield beats Riddick Bowe in 12 for heavywgt boxing title
November 6, 1993 Horse Racing Breeders' Cup Champs: Arcangues, Brocco, Cardmania, Hollywood Wildcat, Kotashaan, Lure, Phone Chatter
November 6, 1991 "Moscow Circus Cirk Valentin" opens at Gershwin New York City for 32 performances
November 6, 1991 Grand duke Vladimir Kirillovitsj returns to St. Petersburg
November 6, 1991 Keck II, biggest telescope in use at Mauna Kea Hawaii
November 6, 1991 Maximus 2.0 BBS released
November 6, 1991 Robert M. Gates, becomes 15th director of CIA
November 6, 1991 Russian president Yeltsin outlaws Communist Party
November 6, 1990 Arsenio Hall gets a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame
November 6, 1990 Braves Dave Justice wins NL Rookie of Year
November 6, 1990 Fire destroys some of Universal Studio's stages
November 6, 1990 Guam Republican governor Joseph Ada re-elected
November 6, 1988 18th New York City Women's Marathon won by Grete Waitz in 2:28:07
November 6, 1988 19th New York City Marathon won by Steve Jones in 2:08:20
November 6, 1988 Japan and MLB all stars played to a 6-6 draw (Game 2 of 7)
November 6, 1988 Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Mazda Japan Golf Classic
November 6, 1988 Steve Jones wins New York men's marathon; Grete Waitz 9th women's title
November 6, 1987 Roger Clemens wins consecutive Cy Young Awards
November 6, 1986 Houston's Mike Scott (18-10) wins NL Cy Young
November 6, 1986 Reagan signs landmark immigration reform bill
November 6, 1986 Rev Donald Wildmon begins a campaign against Howard Stern
November 6, 1985 22nd Space Shuttle Mission (61A) -Challenger 9- lands at Edwards AFB
November 6, 1985 Exploratory well at Ranger Tx, explodes spilling 6.3 m gallons of oil
November 6, 1985 M-19 guerrilla's occupies Palace of Justice Bogota Colombia
November 6, 1985 Space shuttle Challenger lands at Edwards AFB California
November 6, 1984 President Reagan (R) landslide (won 49 states) re-election over Mondale (D)
November 6, 1984 Willie Hernandez wins AL MVP Award
November 6, 1983 Chako Higuchi wins LPGA Sports Nippon Team Match Golf Tournament
November 6, 1983 Discovery transported to Vandenberg AFB, California
November 6, 1983 Tor Bay Buccaneers James Wilder rushes for 219 yards vs Minnesota Vikings
November 6, 1983 Turkey Turgut zals Moederland party wins elections
November 6, 1982 Joe Altobelli succeeds Earl Weaver as Oriole manager
November 6, 1981 Fernando Valenzuela is 1st rookie to win a Cy Young Award
November 6, 1981 Larry Holmes TKOs Renaldo Snipes in 11 for heavyweight boxing title
November 6, 1979 Ayatolla Khomeini takes over in Iran
November 6, 1978 Iranian general Gholan Reza Azhari forms government
November 6, 1978 Shah of Iran places Iran under military rule
November 6, 1977 "Hair" closes at Biltmore Theater New York City after 43 performances
November 6, 1977 1st Emmy Sports Award presentation
November 6, 1977 39 killed in an earthen dam burst at Toccoa Falls Bible College, Ga
November 6, 1976 Benjamin Hooks, succeeds Roy Wilkins as executive director of NAACP
November 6, 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
November 6, 1975 "Hello, Dolly" opens at Minskoff Theater New York City for 51 performances
November 6, 1975 1st appearance of Sex Pistols
November 6, 1974 Dodger Mike Marshall is 1st relief pitcher to win Cy Young Award
November 6, 1973 Abe Beame eleceted 1st Jewish mayor on New York City
November 6, 1973 Coleman Young elected mayor of Detroit
November 6, 1971 "Great Harp" closes at Martin Beck Theater New York City after 7 performances
November 6, 1971 U.S. performs underground nuclear test at Amchitka Island Aleutians
November 6, 1970 Boog Powell wins AL MVP
November 6, 1970 Twins Jim Perry wins AL Cy Young Award
November 6, 1969 1st Cy Young Award tie (Mike Cuellar, Balt and Denny McLain, Det)
November 6, 1968 Nixon elected 37th President of U.S., defeating Hubert Humphrey
November 6, 1968 Students of San Francisco State Counsel go on strike
November 6, 1967 Bridge at Annabaai crashes on Willemstad, Curaeao, kills 15
November 6, 1967 U.S. launches Surveyor 6; makes soft landing on Moon Nov 9
November 6, 1966 1st entire lineup televised in color (NBC)
November 6, 1966 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Amarillo Ladies' Golf Open
November 6, 1966 Lunar Orbiter 2 launched
November 6, 1964 WEIQ TV channel 42 in Mobile, AL (PBS) begins broadcasting
November 6, 1962 BART bond issue just gets by with a 66.9% favorable vote
November 6, 1962 Edward M. Kennedy 1st elected Senator
November 6, 1962 Edward W Brooke (R) elected attorney general of Massachusetts
November 6, 1962 Nixon tells press he won't be available to kick around any more
November 6, 1962 Saudi Arabia proclaims abolishing slavery
November 6, 1962 U.N. General Assembly adopts resolution condemning South Africa
November 6, 1961 U.S. government issues a stamp honoring 100th birthday of James Naismith
November 6, 1958 AL announces that Kansas City will play AL record 52 night games in 1959
November 6, 1958 Belgium government of Eyskens and Lilar forms
November 6, 1958 Wilber Snyder beats V Gagne in Omaha, to become NWA wrestling champ
November 6, 1957 "Rumple" opens at Alvin Theater New York City for 45 performances
November 6, 1957 Felix Gaillard becomes premier of France
November 6, 1956 Holland and Spain withdraw from Olympics, protest Soviets in Hungary
November 6, 1956 President Eisenhower (R) re-elected defeating Adlai E. Stevenson (D)
November 6, 1955 11th Ryder Cup: U.S., 8-4 at Thunderbird Ranch and CC California
November 6, 1955 U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk U.S.S.R.
November 6, 1953 French National Meeting grants Saarland more autonomy
November 6, 1953 Jimmy Dykes succeeds Marty Marion as manager of Baltimore Orioles
November 6, 1953 Masao Oki's symphony "Atomic Bomb," premieres
November 6, 1952 Dmitri Sjostakovitch's cantata "About our Fatherland," premieres
November 6, 1950 Branch Rickey signs 5-yr contract as VP/GM of Pittsburgh Pirates
November 6, 1950 Chinese offensive halts at Chongchon River, North Korea
November 6, 1950 King Tribhuvana of Nepal flees to India
November 6, 1949 Greeks civil war ends
November 6, 1945 HUAC begins investigation of 7 radio commentators
November 6, 1943 Russian troops land on Kertsj peninsula
November 6, 1943 Soviet forces reconquer Kiev
November 6, 1943 Stalin says: "The issue of German fascism is lost"
November 6, 1942 Nazis execute 12,000 Minsk ghetto Jews
November 6, 1942 Sukarno and Mohammed Hatta finds Ampat Serangkai
November 6, 1941 Einsatz group kills 15,000 Jews of Rovno Ukraine
November 6, 1941 Japanese fleet readies assault on Pearl Harbor
November 6, 1941 USA lends Soviet Union $1 million
November 6, 1940 Franklin D. Roosevelt re-elected president
November 6, 1939 WGY-TV (Schenectady, New York), 1st coml TV station, begins service
November 6, 1939 WRGB TV channel 6 in Schenectady-Alby-Troy, New York (CBS) 1st broadcast
November 6, 1938 3 DiMaggio brothers play together for 1st time, charity all star game
November 6, 1936 RCA displays TV for press
November 6, 1936 Terence Rattigans "French Without Tears," premieres in London
November 6, 1935 1st test flight of British Hurricane aircraft
November 6, 1935 English prince Henry (under George V) weds Alice Montagu-Douglas-Scott
November 6, 1935 Maiden flight by Canada's Hawker Hurricane military plane
November 6, 1934 NFL Philadelphia Eagles beat Cincinnati Reds 64-0
November 6, 1932 German election - KPD defeats NSDAP
November 6, 1928 Clevelanders vote to build a stadium with city bonds
November 6, 1928 Herbert Hoover (R) beats Alfred E Smith (D) for pres
November 6, 1928 Jacob Schick patents 1st electric razor
November 6, 1924 Stanley Baldwin becomes PM of England
November 6, 1923 Col Jacob Schick patents 1st electric shaver
November 6, 1923 U.S.S.R. adopts experimental calendar, with 5-day "weeks"
November 6, 1922 King George V proclaims Irish Free state
November 6, 1919 1st Dutch radio program: Soiree Musicale with "Turf in you(r) ransel"
November 6, 1918 Republic of Poland proclaimed
November 6, 1918 Supreme commander of the army Gen Cutters resigns
November 6, 1917 Bolshevik revolution begins with capture of Winter Palace
November 6, 1917 New York state allows women to vote
November 6, 1915 1st military flight in Netherlands East Indies (Tandjong Priok)
November 6, 1915 Sophokles Skouloudis forms Greek government
November 6, 1913 Mohandas K. Gandhi arrested for leading Indian miners march in South Africa
November 6, 1911 Francisco Madeiro inaugurated president of Mexico
November 6, 1910 SDAP/NVV initiate campaign for general males/female suffrage
November 6, 1908 Leonid Andreyevs "Dui Nashey Zhizni," premieres in St. Petersburg
November 6, 1906 Charles Evans Hughes (R) elected New York Governor beats William Randolph Hearst
November 6, 1903 USA recognizea independence of Panama
November 6, 1900 Battle at Bothaville: gen-mjr Charles Knox beats Boers
November 6, 1900 President William McKinley (R) re-elected, beating William Jennings Bryan
November 6, 1897 Peter Pan opens in New York at Empire Theater
November 6, 1888 Benjamin Harrison (R-Sen-Ind) beats President Grover Cleveland (D), 233 electoral votes to 168, Cleveland received slightly more votes
November 6, 1885 U.S. Mint at Carson City, Nevada directed to close
November 6, 1884 British protectorate proclaimed over southeast New Guinea
November 6, 1884 Montreal Foot Ball Club (QFRU) defeats Toronto Argonauts (ORFU) 30-0 in 1st CRFU Championship game
November 6, 1883 NYAC organizes 1st American cross-country championship race
November 6, 1879 Canada celebrates 1st Thanksgiving Day
November 6, 1878 Henrik Ibsens "Samfundets Stotter," premieres in Oslo
November 6, 1871 Cameroon reaches coast of Angola after trip through Africa
November 6, 1871 President Grant re-elected
November 6, 1869 1st intercollegiate football (soccer) game (Rutgers 6, Princeton 4)
November 6, 1865 Maastricht-Venlo railway in Netherlands opens
November 6, 1864 Battle of Droop Mountain, WV (Averell's Raid)
November 6, 1862 NY-SF direct telegraphic link forms
November 6, 1861 Jefferson Davis elected to 6 year term as Confederate pres
November 6, 1860 Abraham Lincoln (Rep-R-Ill) elected 16th pres
November 6, 1850 1st Hawaiian fire engine
November 6, 1850 Yerba Buena and Angel Islands (SF Bay) reserved for military use
November 6, 1844 Spain grants Dominican Rep independence
November 6, 1813 Chilpancingo congress declares Mexico independent of Spain
November 6, 1792 Battle at Jemappes: French army beats Ausrtrians
November 6, 1676 King Carlos II of Spain becomes of age (at 15)
November 6, 1657 Brandenburg and Poland sign unity of Bromberg
November 6, 1632 Battle at Lutzen: Swedish/Saxon army beats imperial armies
November 6, 1572 Supernova is observed in constellation known as Cassiopeia
November 6, 1534 Zealand hit by heavy storm
November 6, 1153 Treaty of Wallingford signed
November 6, 355 Emperor Constantine II crowns cousin Julianus keizer of Britain

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