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On This Day: November 06th

This is 310th day of the year and 55 days remain in the year.

in history
1860
Abraham Lincoln was elected president of the United States.
1861
Jefferson Davis was elected president of the Confederate States of America.
1869
The first intercollegiate soccer game took place (Rutgers 6, Princeton 4).
1893
Composer Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky died in St. Petersburg, Russia, at age 53.
1913
Mohandas Gandhi led a march of miners in South Africa. He was arrested three times in the first four days of the march.
November 06 BirthdaysJohn Philip Sousa

1854–1932, American Bandmaster and Composer.
Sally Fieldactress
Walter Johnsonbaseball player
Thomas H. Incefilmmaker
Maria ShriverTV newscaster
Ethan Hawkeactor
James Naismithinventor of basketball
James Jonesnovelist
Mike Nicholsactor and director
Harold W. Rosseditor



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