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 This day in History - November 6
362 Historic Events for November 6
1950

Chinese offensive halts at Chongchon River, North Korea

Event
1950

Branch Rickey signs 5-yr contract as VP/GM of Pitts Pirates

Event
1950

King Tribhuvana of Nepal flees to India

Event
1950

Ernest Thompson, Bellows Fall Vt, actor (Sierra, Westside Medical)

Birth
1952

Dmitri Sjostakovitch's cantata "About our Fatherland," premieres

Event
1953

John Parsons Beach, composer, dies at 76

Death
1953

Masao Oki's symphony "Atomic Bomb," premieres

Event
1953

Jimmy Dykes succeeds Marty Marion as manager of Balt Orioles

Event
1953

French National Meeting grants Saarland more autonomy

Event
1954

Catherine Crier

Birth
1955

11th Ryder Cup: US, 8-4 at Thunderbird Ranch and CC Calif

Event
1955

USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Event
1955

Cornelis GN de Vooys, translator, dies at 82

Death
1955

Charley Toorop, [Annie CP Fernhout-Toorop], Dutch painter, dies at 64

Death
1955

Maria Shriver, [Mrs A Schwarzenegger], Chic, newscaster (Sunday Today)

Birth
1956

Pres Eisenhower (R) re-elected defeating Adlai E Stevenson (D)

Event
1956

Holland and Spain withdraw from Olympics, protest Soviets in Hungary

Event
1956

Graeme Wood, cricketer (Australian lefty opening batsman 1978-88)

Birth
1957

"Rumple" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 45 performances

Event
1957

Felix Gaillard becomes premier of France

Event
1958

Francis George Scott, composer, dies at 78

Death
1958

Wilber Snyder beats V Gagne in Omaha, to become NWA wrestling champ

Event
1958

Belgium govt of Eyskens and Lilar forms

Event
1958

AL announces that KC will play AL record 52 night games in 1959

Event
1959

Teri Peterson, Santa Monica Cal, playmate (July, 1980)

Birth