Today in History – November 6
Today is Tuesday, November 6. There are 48 days until Christmas.
On this date in 1860, Abraham Lincoln was elected President of the United States.
In 1905, Albert Einstein issued his Theory of Relativity.
In 1967, "The Phil Donahue Show" debuted on a local station in Dayton, Ohio. The program later went into syndication and stayed on the air for 29 years.
In 1997, a Los Angeles judge denied a request by Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee and his wife, actress Pamela Anderson, to block Internet Entertainment Group from offering free viewings of a steamy video of the couple.
In 2001, The series "24" starring Kiefer Sutherland made its debut on Fox.
In 2014, Taylor Swift's album “1989” hit number one on America's Billboard albums chart. Almost 1.3 million million copies were sold in its first week.
Today is Nachos Day, and Saxophone Day.
Academy Award and Emmy-winning actress Sally Field, of “The World According to Garp,” Norma Rae,” and “The Flying Nun,” is 72.
Actor Ethan Hawke, from “Dead Poets’ Society,” “The Purge,”and “Training Day” is 48.
Actress Taryn Manning, from “Orange is the New Black” is 40.
Actress Emma Stone, from “la La Land,” The Help,” and “The Amazing Spiderman” is 30.