So you want to have a drink but you aren't sure why? Here are some GREAT reasons to call your friends over and have a party.
November 6th - holidays
  • Christian Feast Day: Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • Constitution Day (Dominican Republic, 1884) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • Constitution Day (Tajikistan, 1994) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • Constitution Day (Tatarstan, 1992) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • Finnish Swedish Heritage Day, a flag day (Finland) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • Green March (Morocco) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • Gustavus Adolphus Day, death of King Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden and official flag day (Sweden) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
November 6th - events
  • 2005 - The Evansville Tornado of November 2005 kills 25 in Northwestern Kentucky and Southwestern Indiana. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 2004 - An express train collides with a stationary carriage near the village of Ufton Nervet, England, killing 7 and injuring 150. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1999 - Australians vote to keep the Head of the Commonwealth as their head of state in the Australian republic referendum. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1986 - Sumburgh 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. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1985 - In Colombia, leftist guerrillas of the April 19 Movement seize control of the Palace of Justice in Bogotá, eventually killing 115 people, 11 of them Supreme Court justices. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1985 - The Iran-Contra Affair: The American press reveals that U.S. President Ronald Reagan had authorized the shipment of arms to Iran. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1977 - The Kelly Barnes Dam, located above Toccoa Falls Bible College near Toccoa, Georgia, fails, killing 39. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1975 - Green March begins: 300,000 unarmed Moroccans converge on the southern city of Tarfaya and wait for a signal from King Hassan II of Morocco to cross into Western Sahara. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1971 - The United States Atomic Energy Commission tests the largest U.S. underground hydrogen bomb, code-named Cannikin, on Amchitka Island in the Aleutians. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1965 - Cuba and the United States formally agree to begin an airlift for Cubans who want to go to the United States. By , 250,000 Cubans made use of this program. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1963 - Vietnam 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. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1962 - Apartheid: The United Nations General Assembly passes a resolution condemning South Africa's racist apartheid policies and calls for all UN member states to cease military and economic relations with the nation. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1947 - Meet the Press makes its television debut (the show went to a weekly schedule on September 12, 1948). Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1944 - Plutonium is first produced at the Hanford Atomic Facility and subsequently used in the Fat Man atomic bomb dropped on Nagasaki, Japan. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1943 - World War II: the Soviet Red Army recaptures Kiev. Before withdrawing, the Germans destroy most of the city's ancient buildings. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1942 - World War II: Carlson's patrol during the Guadalcanal Campaign begins. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1941 - World War II: Soviet leader Joseph Stalin addresses the Soviet Union for only the second time during his three-decade rule. He states that even though 350,000 troops were killed in German attacks so far, the Germans had lost 4.5 million soldiers and that Soviet victory was near. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1939 - World War II: Sonderaktion Krakau takes place. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1935 - Edwin Armstrong presents his paper "A Method of Reducing Disturbances in Radio Signaling by a System of Frequency Modulation" to the New York section of the Institute of Radio Engineers. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1935 - First flight of the Hawker Hurricane. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1935 - Parker Brothers acquires the forerunner patents for MONOPOLY from Elizabeth Magie. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1934 - Memphis, Tennessee becomes the first major city to join the Tennessee Valley Authority. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1928 - Sweden begins a tradition of eating Gustavus Adolphus pastries to commemorate the king. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1925 - Secret agent Sidney Reilly is executed by the OGPU, the secret police of the Soviet Union. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1918 - The Second Polish Republic is proclaimed in Poland. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1917 - World War I: Third Battle of Ypres ends: After three months of fierce fighting, Canadian forces take Passchendaele in Belgium. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1913 - Mohandas Gandhi is arrested while leading a march of Indian miners in South Africa. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1869 - In New Brunswick, New Jersey, Rutgers College defeats Princeton University (then known as the College of New Jersey), 6-4, in the first official intercollegiate American football game. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1865 - American 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. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1861 - American Civil War: Jefferson Davis is elected president of the Confederate States of America. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1860 - American Civil War: Abraham Lincoln is elected 16th president of the United States Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1856 - Scenes of Clerical Life, the first work of fiction by the author later known as George Eliot, is submitted for publication. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1844 - The first constitution of the Dominican Republic is adopted. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1789 - Pope Pius VI appoints Father John Carroll as the first Catholic bishop in the United States. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1632 - Thirty years war: Battle of Lützen is fought, the Swedes are victorius but the King of Sweden, Gustavus Adolphus dies in the battle. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1528 - Shipwrecked Spanish conquistador Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca becomes the first known European to set foot in Texas. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 355 - Roman Emperor Constantius II promotes his cousin Julian to the rank of Caesar, entrusting him with the government of the Prefecture of the Gauls. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
November 6th - births
  • 2001 - Prince Abdullah bin Al Ghazi, of Jordan Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1997 - Hero Fiennes-Tiffin, English actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1989 - Jozy Altidore, American soccer player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1989 - Shaina Magdayao, Filipina actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1988 - Erik Lund, Swedish footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1988 - Emma Stone, American actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1987 - Ana Ivanovi?, Serbian tennis player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1984 - Ricky Romero, American baseball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1983 - Janette McBride, Australian/Filipino actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1983 - Jon Hume, Australian singer (Evermore) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1982 - Sowelu, Japanese pop singer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1982 - Steve Millar, Canadian/American Singer-Songwriter Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1981 - Lee Dong Wook, South Korean actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1981 - Andrew Murray, Canadian hockey player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1979 - Myolie Wu, Hong Kong actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1979 - Lamar Odom, American basketball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1979 - Brad Stuart, Canadian hockey player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1978 - Sandrine Blancke, Belgian actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1978 - Daniella Cicarelli, Brazilian model and television host Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1978 - Jolina Magdangal, Filipina singer, actress and television host Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1978 - Taryn Manning, American actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1978 - Zak Morioka, Brazilian racing driver Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1977 - Patrícia Tavares, Portuguese actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1976 - Mike Herrera, American singer and bassist (MxPx) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1976 - Jodi Martin, Australian singer-songwriter Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1976 - Pat Tillman, American football player (d. 2004) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1976 - Catherine Clark, Canadian journalist; daughter of Joe Clark Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1975 - Anastasia Blue, American former pornographic actress (d. 2008) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1974 - Frank Vandenbroucke, Belgian cyclist (d. 2009) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1973 - Nell McAndrew, British model Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1972 - Deivi Cruz, Dominican baseball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1972 - Garry Flitcroft, English footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1972 - Thandie Newton, English actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1972 - Rebecca Romijn, American actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1971 - Clonie Gowen, American poker player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1970 - Ethan Hawke, American actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1968 - Alfred Williams, American football player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1968 - Jerry Yang, Chinese American entrepreneur (Yahoo!, Inc.) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1968 - Kelly Rutherford, American actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1967 - Rebecca Schaeffer, American actress (d. 1989) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1966 - Paul Gilbert, American guitarist and singer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1966 - Peter DeLuise, American actor and director Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1964 - Kerry Conran, American filmmaker Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1964 - Arne Duncan, American political figure Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1964 - Corey Glover, American musician (Living Color) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1964 - Greg Graffin, American singer (Bad Religion) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1963 - Rozz Williams, American musician (Christian Death) (d. 1998) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1962 - Aznil Nawawi, Malaysian host, actor and singer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1961 - Florent Pagny, French songwriter and singer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1961 - Kazuhiko Aoki, Japanese game creator Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1961 - Craig Goldy, guitarist for the band (Dio) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1960 - Michael Cerveris, American actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1958 - Bruce Holland Rogers, American writer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1958 - Trace Beaulieu, American actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1957 - Klaus Kleinfeld, German industrialist Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1957 - Siobhán McCarthy, Irish singer and actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1957 - Lori Singer, American actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1955 - Maria Shriver, American journalist Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1955 - Alton Coleman, American serial killer (d. 2002) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1954 - Catherine Crier, American television personality Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1953 - Frank Hanisch, German footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1952 - Michael Cunningham, American writer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1951 - John Falsey, American television writer and producer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1951 - Peter Althin, Swedish politician and attorney Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1950 - Amir Aczel, lecturer in mathematics Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1950 - Chris Glen, Scottish bassist The Sensational Alex Harvey Band Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1949 - Brad Davis, American actor (d. 1991) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1949 - Arturo Sandoval, Cuban-born trumpeter Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1949 - Joseph C. Wilson, American diplomat and husband of Valerie Plame Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1949 - Nigel Havers, English actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1948 - Glenn Frey, American singer (Eagles) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1947 - Jim Rosenthal, English sports presenter Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1947 - Edward Yang, Taiwanese film director (d. 2007) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1947 - George Young, Australian musician (Easybeats) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1946 - Sally Field, American actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1946 - Fred Penner, Canadian children's entertainer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1940 - Ruth Messinger, Manhattan Borough President and President of the American Jewish World Service Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1940 - Dieter F. Uchtdorf, LDS apostle Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1940 - Johnny Giles, Irish footballer, Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1939 - Michael Schwerner, American civil rights activist (d. 1964) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1939 - Leonardo Quisumbing, Filipino Supreme Court jurist Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1938 - Mack Jones, American baseball player (d. 2004) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1938 - Branko Mikasinovich, Serbian-American slavist, journalist Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1938 - Jim Pike, American singer (The Lettermen) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1938 - P.J. Proby, American-born singer and actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1938 - Diana E. H. Russell, South African feminist writer and activist Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1938 - Dumitru Rusu, Romanian painter Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1937 - Joe Warfield, American actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1937 - Eugene Pitt, American singer (The Jive Five) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1937 - Marco Vassi, American writer (d. 1989) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1932 - Stonewall Jackson, American country singer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1931 - Peter Collins, English race car driver (d. 1958) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1931 - Mike Nichols, American film director Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1930 - Tom Hornbein, American mountaineer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1926 - Frank Carson, Northern Irish comedian Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1924 - Jeanette Schmid, Austrian professional whistler, AKA Baroness Lips von Lipstrill (d. 2005) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1921 - James Jones, American writer (d. 1977) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1916 - Ray Conniff, American composer and conductor (d. 2002) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1914 - Jonathan Harris, American actor (d. 2002) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1906 - James D. Norris, sportsman and businessman (Chicago Blackhawks) (d. 1966) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1903 - June Marlowe, American actress (d. 1984) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1893 - Edsel Ford, president of Ford Motor Company (d. 1943) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1892 - Harold Ross, American editor (d. 1951) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1892 - George Mountbatten, 2nd Marquess of Milford Haven (d. 1938) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1887 - Walter Johnson, American baseball player (d. 1946) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1882 - Thomas Ince, American movie actor, director, producer. (d. 1924) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1880 - Robert Musil, Austrian novelist (d. 1942) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1880 - Chris van Abkoude, Dutch-American writer and novelist (d. 1959) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1861 - James Naismith, Canadian inventor of basketball (d. 1939) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1860 - Ignace Paderewski, Polish pianist, composer, and President of Poland (d. 1941) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1855 - Ezra Seymour Gosney, American philanthropist and eugenicist (d. 1942) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1854 - John Philip Sousa, American composer (d. 1932) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1851 - Charles Dow, American journalist and economist (d. 1902) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1841 - Nelson W. Aldrich, U.S. Senator from Rhode Island (d. 1915) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1841 - Armand Fallières, French president (d. 1931) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1835 - Cesare Lombroso, Italian psychiatrist and founder of criminology (d. 1909) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1833 - Jonas Lie, Norwegian author (d. 1908) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1814 - Adolphe Sax, Belgian inventor (d. 1894) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1753 - Mikhail Kozlovsky, Russian sculptor (d. 1802) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1753 - Jean-Baptiste Breval, French composer (d. 1823) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1692 - Louis Racine, French poet (d. 1763) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1661 - King Charles II of Spain (d. 1700) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1550 - Karin Månsdotter, Queen of Sweden (d. 1612) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1494 - Suleiman the Magnificent, Ottoman Sultan (d. 1566) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1479 - Joanna I of Castile, queen of Spain (d. 1555) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1391 - Edmund de Mortimer, 5th Earl of March, English politician (d. 1425) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook

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