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 French then this day of the week in French is mercredi.
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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.
- 1789Pope Pius VI appoints Father John Carroll as the first Catholic bishop in the United States.
- 1856Scenes of Clerical Life, the first work of fiction by the author later known as George Eliot, is submitted for publication.
- 1865American Civil War: CSS Shenandoah is the last Confederate combat unit to surrender after circumnavigating the globe on a cruise on which it sank or captured 37 vessels.
- 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.
- 1939World War II: Sonderaktion Krakau takes place.
- 1965Cuba and the United States formally agree to begin an airlift for Cubans who want to go to the United States. By 1971, 250,000 Cubans made use of this program.
- 1985In Colombia, leftist guerrillas of the 19th of April Movement seize control of the Palace of Justice in Bogotá, eventually killing 115 people, 11 of them Supreme Court justices.
- 2004An express train collides with a stationary car near the village of Ufton Nervet, England, killing 7 and injuring 150.
Who were born on November 6?
- 1814Adolphe Sax, Belgian inventor (d. 1894)
- 1892Harold Ross, American editor (d. 1951)
- 1924Jeanette Schmid, Austrian professional whistler (d. 2005)
- 1947E. Lee Spence, pioneer underwater archaeologist
- 1948Glenn Frey, American singer (Eagles)
- 1960Michael Cerveris, American actor
- 1962Aznil Nawawi, Malaysian host, actor and singer
- 1976Pat Tillman, American football player (d. 2004)
- 1978Zak Morioka, Brazilian racing driver
- 1989Shaina Magdayao, Filipina actress
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