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  1. In a creative writing assignment titled "Tacoma Narrows Bridge Collapses", a student at a local High School predicted the Tacoma Narrows bridge collapse on November 6, 1940. The bridge collapsed November 7, 1940.

  2. Meade died on November 6, 1872 in Philadelphia at the age of fifty-six from pneumonia.

  3. Mating and calving takes place from November to March. Female gives birth every 3rd year. Pregnancy lasts 11 months and ends with one baby. Baby whale is 20 feet long and weighs 2 to 3 tons at birth. It depends on the mother's milk 6 to 7 months. Young whales reach sexual maturity at the age of 6 to 12 years.

  4. Morris died on November 6, 1816 in the Bronx, New York of an infection at the age of sixty-four. His body was interred in St. Ann's Episcopal Church in the Bronx.

  5. About the Akshardham Temple, which is the Largest Hindu temple in the world. The temple was built in 5 years by 11,000 artisans without structural steel and was opened on 6 November 2005.

  6. On November 6, 1919, Arthur Eddington's presentation to the Royal Society and Royal Astronomical Society about a solar eclipse confirmed Einstein's theories, skyrocketing the theoretical physicist to fame.

  7. In an ABA basketball game on November 6, 1970, Charlie Hentz shattered a backboard after a dunk, causing the glass backboard to be replaced with a wooden one. Later in the game, he shatters the other glass backboard after dunking, which led to the two teams agreeing to end the game after that.

  8. About the Minnesota Starvation Experiment, held at University of Minnesota on November 19, 1944 in which 36 volunteers were semi-starved for 6 months. Test subject experienced depression, preoccupation with food, hunger-induced psychosis, and even self mutilation.

  9. Nissan owned z.com up until November 2014 despite not owning nissan.com. There are only 6 single-letter domains ever registered in .com/net/org. They sold it for ~$6.8M. Facebook paid $8.5M for fb.com in 2010.

  10. Robert Gates, 36th President of the Boy Scouts of America since May 22, 2014 was Director of Central Intelligence Agency from November 6, 1991 – January 20, 1993.

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When the German spy Carl Hans Lody was about to be shot in the Tower of London on November 6, 1914, he asked the man leading the firing squad, "I suppose that you will not care to shake hands with a German spy?", who replied, "No. But I will shake hands with a brave man."

The longest pro wrestling match happened on 6 November 2010 for Shockwave Impact Wrestling. It was labeled "The Ultimate Iron Man Match" and was contested between American Kickboxer II, Dark Angel, DJ Tom Sharp, Logan Cross, Sid Fabulous, and "Lightning" Tim Lutz. Lutz won after 12 hours.

In 1988 Japanese actor Yusaku Matsuda starring as villain Sato in the film Black Rain (directed by Ridley Scott) was diagnosed with bladder cancer before shooting began. Matsuda refused chemotherapy, as he thought it would affect his ability to act. He died on November 6 at the age of 40.