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It happened on a… November 6

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It happened on a… November 6

2012

Barack Obama is re-elected as US President, defeating Republican candidate Mitt Romney.

2005

“Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire”, the 4th film based on the books by J. K. Rowling, premieres in London.

2001

TV drama series “24” starring Kiefer Sutherland premieres on Fox.

1995

Mark Messier scored his 500th NHL goal.

1970

Inauguration of the Pont Pierre-Laporte in Quebec City.

FLQ member Bernard Lortie arrested for the kidnapping of Quebec labour Minister Pierre Laporte.

1946

Karol Wojtyla (future Pope John Paul II) holds his first Mass as newly ordained Catholic priest in Wawel Cathedral’s crypt

1917

Bolshevik revolution begins with bombardment of the Winter Palace in Petrograd during the Russian October Revolution.

1860

Abraham Lincoln was elected to be the sixteenth president of the United States.

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