Events that occurred on 6 November.
 On Earth
- 1924 - Translator William Auld is born.
- 1954 - J.R.R. Tolkien writes a letter to R.W. Burchfield.
- 1956 - J.R.R. Tolkien writes Letter 194.
- 1957 - Actor Cam Clarke is born.
- 1969 - Informal date of foundation of The Tolkien Society.
- 1980 - Inkling Nevill Coghill dies.
- 2000 - Author L. Sprague de Camp dies.
- 2001 - "The Fellowship of the Ring", the first set in The Lord of the Rings Trading Card Game, is released.
- 2002 - The Lord of the Rings: The Making of the Movie Trilogy is published.
- 2004 - Hyarion purchases the domain TolkienGateway.net.
- 2006 - Peter Jackson: A Film-maker's Journey is published.
- 2007 - Essential Tolkien audiobook is released.
- 2009 - The Facebook application The One Ring is launched.