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Birthdates which occurred on your SELECTED date of November 06:

1558 Thomas Kyd English dramatist (Spanish Tragedy)
1661 Charles II last Habsburg king of Spain (1665-1700)
1671 Colley Cibber England, dramatist/poet laureate (Love's Last Shift)
1746 Absalom Jones Delaware, born into slavery
1771 Alois Senefelder inventor (lithography)
1814 Adolphe Sax Belgium, musician/inventor (saxophone)
1832 Joseph Smith son of founder of Mormonism
1836 Francis Ellingwood Abbot Boston, theologian (Scientific Theism)
1851 Charles H Dow co-founded Dow Jones/1st editor of Wall St Journal
1854 John Phillip Sousa Wash DC, march king (Stars & Stripes Forever)
1860 Ignace Jan Paderewski Kurylowka Poland, composer/pianist/patriot
1861 James A Naismith inventor (basketball)
1887 Walter Johnson Kansas, Wash Senator pitcher (1907-27) (414-218)
1892 John Sigvard Olsen Wabash IN, comedian (Olsen & Johnson)
1896 Jim Jordan radio comedian (Fibber McGee)
19-- Corey Glover rocker (Living Colour-Biscuits)
19-- Dorothy Meyer Indianapolis IN, actress (Willa-King's Crossing)
1900 Heinrich Himmler Nazi SS leader
1901 Juanita Hall Keyport NJ, actress (Capt Billy)
1904 Selena Royale NYC, actress (Date With Judy, Misleading Lady)
1906 Francis Lederer actor (Diary of a Chambermaid)
1916 Ray Conniff Massachusetts, chorus director (Ray Conniff Singers)
1921 James Jones Robinson IL, novelist (From Here to Eternity)
1923 Robert P Griffin actor (Barricade, Broken Arrow, Crime of Passion)
1928 Peter Matz Pittsburgh PA, orchestra leader (Hullabaloo, Carol Burnett Show)
1931 Mike Nichols stage/film director (Catch 22, Biloxi Blues)
1933 Knut Johannesen Norway, 5K/10K speed skater (Olympic-gold-1964)
1943 Michael Schwerner civil rights worker, murdered in 1964
1946 Sally Field Pasadena CA, we really like her (Gidget, Flying Nun)
1947 Jack Arnold character on Wonder Years
1948 Glenn Frey Detroit, rocker (Eagles-Take it Easy)
1949 Brad Davis Tallahassee FL, actor (Roots, Chiefs)
1950 Ernest Thompson Bellows Fall VT, actor (Sierra, Westside Medical)
1954 Catherine Cryer
1955 Maria Shriver [Mrs A Schwartenegger], Chicago IL, newscaster (Sunday Today)
1959 Teri Peterson Santa Monica Cal, playmate (July, 1980)
1960 Lance Kerwin Newport Beach Ca, (James at 15, The Lonliest Runner)
1962 Lori Singer Corpus Christi Texas, actress (Fame, V, Footloose)
1966 Lisa Fuller Los Angeles CA, actress (Dawn-General Hospital)
1966 Peter DeLuise actor (Free Ride)
1967 Jana McCoy Portales NM, Miss NM-America (1991)
1967 Rebecca Schaeffer Eugene Oregon, actress (Patti-My Sister Sam)
1968 Kelly Rutherford Elizabethtown Kentucky, actress (Generations)
1970 Ethan Hawke Austin, TX, actor (Dad, Dead Poets Society, Explorers)


Deaths which occurred on November 06:

1632 King Gustavus Aldophus of Sweden, dies in battle
1839 Rabbi Hayim Rapoport of Ostrowiec author (Maxim Chayyim), dies
1944 Hannah Senesh Jewish poetess, executed by Nazis in Budapest
1972 Tod Andrews actor (Gray Ghost, Counterthrust), dies at 52
1978 Flora Campbell actress (Faraway Hill, Date With Judy), dies at 67
1980 Mary Michael actress (Birdie-Wonderful John Acton), dies at 77
1987 Ross R Barnett lawyer/(Gov-D-Miss), dies at 89
1987 William C Pahlmann interior decorator (4 Seasons NYC), dies at 80
1991 Gene Tierney actress, dies at 70 of emphysema

Reported: MISSING in ACTION

( Expanded with full Bios, history, & MIA report )
 1964    DAWSON           DANIEL G.         FORT BRAGG            CA     ACFT OVERDUE  "FATHER LOST AT SEA, 1957, BROTHER CAPTR SRCH 4 HIM"
1965 BOLSTAD RICHARD E. MINNEAPOLIS MN 02/12/73 RELEASED BY DRV ALIVE AND WELL 98
1965 CORMIER ARTHUR WEST ORANGE NJ "02/12/73 RELEASED BY DRV (BAY SHORE, NY)" ALIVE AND WELL 98
1965 LILLY WARREN E. DALLAS TX 02/12/73 RELEASED BY DRV INJURED " ""BOB"" ALIVE AND WELL 98"
1965 MC KNIGHT GEORGE G. ALBANY OR 02/12/73 RELEASED BY DRV INJ ALIVE AND WELL 98
1965 SINGLETON JERRY A. OKLAHOMA CITY OK "02/12/73 RELEASED BY DRV (GREELEY, CO)" ALIVE IN 98
1967 HAGERMAN ROBERT WARREN CHICAGO IL POSS DEAD REMAINS RETURNED 12/04/85
1968 TURNER FREDERICK RAY COLUMBUS OH
1972 TOLBERT CLARENCE O. TISHOMINGO OK "DEAD, NHAN DAN" REMAINS RETURNED 02/22/89

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On this day...

1572 Supernova is observed in the constellation known as Cassiopeia
1813 Chilpancingo congress declares Mexico independent of Spain
1844 Spain grants Dominican Rep independence
1850 1st Hawaiian fire engine
1850 Yerba Buena & Angel Islands (San Francisco Bay) reserved for military use
1860 Abraham Lincoln (R-Ill-Rep) elected 16th President
1861 Jefferson Davis elected to 6 year term as Confederate President
1862 NY-San Francisco direct telegraphic link established
1869 1st intercollegiate football (soccer) game (Rutgers 6, Princeton 4)
1883 NYAC organizes 1st American cross-country championship race
1884 British protectorate proclaimed over southeast New Guinea
1885 US mint at Carson City, Nevada directed to close
1888 Benjamin Harrison (R-Sen-Indiana) beats President Grover Cleveland (D), 233 electoral votes to 168, Cleveland received slightly more votes
1900 President William McKinley (R) re-elected, beating William Jennings Bryan
1906 Charles Evans Hughes (R) elected NY gov beats William Randolph Hearst
1911 Francisco Madeiro inaugurated President of Mexico
1913 Mohandas K Gandhi arrested for leading Indian miners march in South Africa
1917 Bolshevik revolution begins with the capture of the Winter Palace
1918 Republic of Poland proclaimed
1923 USSR adopts experimental calendar, with 5-day "weeks"
1924 Stanley Baldwin becomes PM of England
1928 Herbert Hoover (R) beats Alfred E Smith (D) for President
1935 Maiden flight by Canada's Hawker Hurricane military plane
1936 RCA displays TV for the press
1939 WGY-TV (Schenectady, NY), 1st commercial TV station, begins service
1945 HUAC begins investigation of 7 radio commentators
1952 1st hydrogen bomb exploded (by US at Eniwetok Atoll)
1956 Holland & Spain withdraw from Olympics, protest Soviets in Hungary
1956 President Eisenhower (D) re-elected defeating Adlai E Stevenson (R)
1957 Felix Gaillard becomes premier of France
1961 US government issues a stamp honoring 100th birthday of James Naismith
1962 BART bond issue just gets by with a 66.9% favorable vote
1962 Edward M Kennedy 1st elected (Sen-D-MA)
1962 Edward W Brooke (R) elected attorney general of Massachusetts
1966 1st entire lineup televised in color (NBC)
1967 US launches Surveyor 6; makes soft landing on Moon Nov 9
1969 1st Cy Young Award tie (Mike Cuellar, Baltimore & Denny McLain, Detroit)
1973 Abe Beame elected 1st jewish mayor on NYC
1973 Coleman Young elected mayor of Detroit
1975 1st appearance of the Sex Pistols
1976 Benjamin Hooks, succeeds Roy Wilkins as executive director of NAACP
1977 39 killed in an earthen dam burst at Toccoa Falls Bible College, Ga
1978 Shah of Iran places Iran under military rule
1983 Discovery transported to Vandenberg AFB, California
1984 President Reagan (R) landslide (won 49 states) re-election over Mondale (D)
1985 22nd Space Shuttle Mission (61A) -Challenger 9- lands at Edwards AFB
1985 Exploratory well at Ranger TX, explodes spilling 6.3 m gallons of oil
1985 General Jaruzelski elected Poland's head of state
1986 Reagan signs landmark immigration reform bill
1988 Japan & MLB all stars played to a 6-6 draw (Game 2 of 7)
1988 Steve Jones wins NY men's marathon; Grete Waitz 9th women's title
1989 US marshals & FCC seize pirate radio station WJPL in Brooklyn
1990 Arsenio Hall gets a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame
1990 Fire destroys some of Universal Studio's stages
1993 Next transit of Mercury





Holidays

Note: Some Holidays are only applicable on a given "day of the week"

Mauritius : Ganga Asnam
Virgin Islands : Liberty Day - - - - - ( Monday )
US : Election Day, go vote! - - - - - ( Tuesday )
Liberia : Thanksgiving Day - - - - - ( Thursday )
World : World Community Day (1945) (pray for peace) - - - - - ( Friday )
Denmark : Esbjerg Cup-World's largest ice skating championship - - - - - ( Saturday )

Religious Observances

Anglican : St Illtyd & Leonard's Day (abbot)
Ang, RC : Commemoration of St Leonard, hermit

Religious History

1777 Anglican hymnwriter John Newton wrote in a letter: 'God often takes a course for accomplishing His purposes directly contrary to what our narrow views would prescribe. He brings a death upon our feelings, wishes and prospects when He is about to give us the desire of our hearts.'
1789 Following the American Revolution, Father John Carroll, 54, was appointed the first Roman Catholic bishop in the newly organized and independent United States of America.
1853 The first Chinese Presbyterian Church in the U.S. was organized in San Francisco, CA.
1953 English apologist C.S. Lewis wrote in a letter: 'Our prayers are really His prayers; He speaks to himself through us.'
1977 In Toccoa Falls, GA, the Barnes Lake Dam burst, following heavy rains, and the resulting flood destroyed the (Christian and Missionary Alliance) campus of Toccoa Falls Bible Institute. Thirty_eight students and instructors were also killed in the tragedy.

Source: William D. Blake. ALMANAC OF THE CHRISTIAN CHURCH. Minneapolis: Bethany House, 1987.
Additional information supplied by the author. Contact via E-mail: William D. Blake. (pilgrimwb@aol.com)

Thought for the day :

" Even the smallest candle burns brighter in the dark. "

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