Who Was Born Today – November 6 Birthdays

Who Was Born Today – November 6 Birthdays

Important and famous people from throughout history born on this day

Born on November 6
1814 Adolphe Sax, instrument maker and inventor of the saxophone.
1851 Charles Henry Dow, American financial journalist who (with Edward D. Jones) inaugurated the Dow-Jones averages.
1854 John Philip Sousa, “The March Master,” American bandmaster and composer. Among his 140 marches are “Stars and Stripes Forever” and “Semper Fidelis.”
1861 James Naismith, Canadian physical education instructor who, in 1891, invented the game of basketball.
1887 Walter Johnson, baseball pitcher, “The Big Train.”
1892 Harold Ross, New Yorker editor.
1921 James Jones, American novelist (From Here to Eternity).
1931 Mike Nichols, film and stage director (The Graduate).
1941 Guy Clark, Texas country-folk singer, songwriter (“Desperados Waiting for a Train,” “Texas 1947”).
1946 Sally Field, actress; won Academy Award for Best Actress in 1979 (Norma Rae) and 1984 (Places in the Heart); won 3 Emmys for work in television.
1948 Glenn Frey, singer, songwriter, musician; a founding member of the band Eagles.
1955 Maria Shriver, journalist, author; First Lady of California while married to Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger.
1976 Pat Tillman, professional football player who ended his career to enlist in the US Army in the aftermath of the 9 / 11 attacks; he was killed by friendly fire in Afghanistan, Apr. 22, 2004.
1988 Emma Stone, actress (Zombieland, Spiderman).

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