November 6th In History
On November 6, 1968, Richard Nixon was elected as the President of the US. On the same day in 2012, Barack Obama was re-elected as the US President. Few more interesting events that happened on November 6 are listed below.
1153: – Treaty of Wallingford was signed between King Stephen and the Empress Maude.
1572: – A supernova was observed in the Cassiopeia constellation in the Northern Sky.
1860: – Abraham Lincoln was elected as the 16th President of the United States.
1865: – Maastricht-Venlo railway was opened in Netherlands.
1879: – The first Thanksgiving Day was celebrated in Canada.
1918: – Republic of Poland was officially announced.
1923: – The experimental calendar with 5-day week was adopted by USSR.
1928: – Colonel Jacob Schick was granted a patent for first electric razor.
1935: – The first test flight of fighter aircraft Hawker Hurricane took place.
1952: – The first hydrogen bomb was exploded at Eniwetok Atoll in the Pacific Ocean.
1965: – The Freedom Flights program started under which 250,000 Cubans were allowed to come to the United States by 1971.
1968: – Richard Nixon was elected as 37th President of the United States.
1973: – Abe Beame became the first Jewish mayor of New York City.
1999: – Australian voters decided to keep the ‘Queen’ and not become a republic.
2002: – Alan Jackson and Martina McBride won the 36th Country Music Association Award.
2012: – Barack Obama was re-elected as the US President by defeating Mitt Romney.
Days observed on November 6: –
- National Nachos Day
- Saxophone Day
- Job Action Day
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