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This Day in History: November 6

November 6: What Happened on This Day in History (Elementary Level)?

(Page last edited 10/12/2017)

  1. 1528 - Shipwrecked Spanish conquistadorálvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca becomes the first known European to set foot in Texas.
  2. 1869 - In New Brunswick, New Jersey, Rutgers College defeats Princeton University (then known as the College of New Jersey), 6-4, in the first officialintercollegiate American football game
  3. 1935 - Parker Brothers acquires the forerunner patents for MONOPOLYfrom Elizabeth Magie.
  4. 1947 - Meet the Press makes its television debut (the show went to a weekly schedule on September 12, 1948).
  5. 1995 - Cleveland Browns relocation controversy: Art Modell announces that he signed a deal that would relocate the Cleveland Browns to Baltimore to become the Baltimore Ravens, the first time the city had a football team since 1983 when they were the Baltimore Colts.
  6. Famous Birthdays: Adolphe Sax, Belgian musician (invented the saxophone), John Philip Sousa, American composer), James Naismith (Canadian-American inventor of basketball), Harold Ross (American journalist, co-founded The New Yorker), Charles Dow (American journalist and economist)

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