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.
- 1632Thirty years war: Battle of Lützen is fought, the Swedes are victorious but the King of Sweden, Gustavus Adolphus dies in the battle.
- 1844The first constitution of the Dominican Republic is adopted.
- 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.
- 1942World War II: Carlson’s patrol during the Guadalcanal Campaign begins.
- 1948Deputy commander-in-chief of the Eastern China Field Army General Su Yu launched a massive offensive toward Xuzhou, defended by seven different armies under the Suppression General Headquarter of Xuzhou Garrison, the Huaihai Campaign, the largest operational campaign of the Chinese Civil War begins.
- 1963Vietnam War: Following the November 1 coup and execution of President Ngo Dinh Diem, coup leader General Duong Van Minh takes over leadership of South Vietnam.
- 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.
- 1999Australians vote to keep the Head of the Commonwealth as their head of state in the Australian republic referendum.
- 2005The Evansville Tornado of November 2005 kills 25 in Northwestern Kentucky and Southwestern Indiana.
Who were born on November 6?
- 1661King Charles II of Spain (d. 1700)
- 1833Jonas Lie, Norwegian author (d. 1908)
- 1851Charles Dow, American journalist and economist (d. 1902)
- 1882Thomas H. Ince, American movie actor, director, producer (d. 1924)
- 1924Jeanette Schmid, Austrian professional whistler (d. 2005)
- 1949Arturo Sandoval, Cuban trumpeter
- 1958Bruce Holland Rogers, American writer
- 1972Thandie Newton, English actress
- 1983Jon Hume, Australian singer (Evermore)
- 1989Jozy Altidore, American soccer player
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