On this day: November 6

POSTED: 03:33 PM PST Nov 05, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Nov 05, 2015 

Abraham Lincoln is elected president, New Jersey hosts the first intercollegiate football game, Phil Donahue premieres his TV talk show, and the punk band the Sex Pistols make their debut, all on this day.

OTD November 6 - Dwight Eisenhower
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1956: President Dwight D. Eisenhower is re-elected, with the Republican incumbent defeating Democratic candidate Adlai E. Stevenson in a rematch of the 1952 election. Eisenhower overwhelmingly won a second term, carrying 41 states and garnering 57.4 percent of the popular vote and 457 electoral votes, compared to Stevenson's 42 percent and 73 electoral votes.


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