Daily Calendar for Monday, November 6, 2023


  • Adolphe Sax (inventor & musician) –
  • Charles Henry Dow (founder of Dow Jones & Company) –
  • John Philip Sousa (composer) –
  • James Naismith (invented game of basketball) –
  • Henry Knox Sherrill (clergyman) –
  • Charles W. Yost (diplomat) –
  • Sally Field (actress) –
  • Glenn Frey (musician) –
  • Maria Shriver (newscaster) –
  • Ethan Hawke (actor) –
  • Rebecca Romijn (actress) –
  • Emma Stone (actress) –


  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky (composer) –
  • James Peter Robertson (posthumous Victoria Cross recipient) –
  • Clarence "Ace" Parker (professional football player) –


  • First recorded sightings of supernova in Cassiopeia–
  • Abraham Lincoln was elected president–
  • Canada’s second national Thanksgiving Day after confederation–
  • Electric shaver patent awarded to Col. Jacob Schick–
  • Talking headlight installed on locomotive, Schenectady, New York–
  • Meet the Press made its television debut–
  • President Dwight D. Eisenhower won reelection–
  • President Ronald Reagan won reelection in an electoral landslide–
  • National Public Radio announced the largest donation in its history, a cash bequest from the will of the late philanthropist Joan Kroc of about $200 million. The nonprofit organization called the donation the largest monetary gift ever received by an American cultural institution.–


  • Early season snow in Missouri, St. Louis receives 13.3 inches–
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, received eight inches of snow–
  • 87 degrees F, Charleston, South Carolina–
  • A tornado tore across western Kentucky and Indiana, killing at least 22 people–
  • Deadly tornado struck near Evansville, Indiana–

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