November 6: Day of the Week
November 6, 2019 is the 310th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 55 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Wednesday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is miércoles.
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Here’s the November calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Scorpio is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Topaz is the modern birthstone for this month. Pearl is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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November 6 Historical Event(s)
- 1528Shipwrecked Spanish conquistador Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca becomes the first known European to set foot in Texas.
- 1861American Civil War: Jefferson Davis is elected president of the Confederate States of America.
- 1917World War I: Third Battle of Ypres ends: After three months of fierce fighting, Canadian forces take Passchendaele in Belgium.
- 1934Memphis, Tennessee becomes the first major city to join the Tennessee Valley Authority.
- 1943World War II: the Soviet Red Army recaptures Kiev. Before withdrawing, the Germans destroy most of the city’s ancient buildings.
- 1944Plutonium is first produced at the Hanford Atomic Facility and subsequently used in the Fat Man atomic bomb dropped on Nagasaki, Japan.
- 1962Apartheid: The United Nations General Assembly passes a resolution condemning South Africa’s racist apartheid policies and calls for all UN member states to cease military and economic relations with the nation.
- 1975Green March begins: 300,000 unarmed Moroccans converge on the southern city of Tarfaya and wait for a signal from King Hassan II of Morocco to cross into Western Sahara.
- 1977The Kelly Barnes Dam, located above Toccoa Falls Bible College near Toccoa, Georgia, fails, killing 39.
- 1986Sumburgh disaster – A British International Helicopters Boeing 234LR Chinook crashes 2.5 miles east of Sumburgh Airport killing 45 people. It is the deadliest civilian helicopter crash on record.
Who were born on November 6?
- 1550Queen Karin Månsdotter of Sweden (d. 1612)
- 1753Mikhail Kozlovsky, Russian sculptor (d. 1802)
- 1893Edsel Ford, American automotive executive (d. 1943)
- 1932Stonewall Jackson, American country singer
- 1949Nigel Havers, English actor
- 1955Maria Shriver, American journalist
- 1958Bruce Holland Rogers, American writer
- 1964Arne Duncan, American political figure
- 1964Corey Glover, American musician (Living Color)
- 1972Adonis Georgiades, Greek politician, publisher and author
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