Today in History – 6 November

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1860

Abraham Lincoln elected as the president of United States. He served as the 16th President of the United States from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865.

1913

Mohandas K. Gandhi, the leader of Indian Passive Resistance Movement, was arrested for leading Indian miners march in South Africa by British troops.

1917

Bolsheviks revolt in Russia. It was initiated by millions of people who would change the history of the world as we know it.

1930

First Round Table Conference held in London.  The conference was opened officially by King George V on November 12. It was chaired by British PM Ramsay MacDonald. In this conference participants from India were Muslim League, Hindu Mahasabha, Indian Liberal Party(Tej Bahadur Sapru), B. R. Ambedkar, Ujjal Singh etc.

1946

Gandhiji leaves for Noakhali; issues statement on “Partial Fast”.

1950

King Tribhuvan Bir Bikram Shah of Nepal flees to India and he remained in exile until 18 February 1951.

1993

First-ever elections to the Delhi Assembly.

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