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 - Herbert Hoover
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1928: Republican candidate Herbert Hoover wins the U.S. presidential election in a landslide victory over Democrat Alfred E. Smith. Hoover received 58.2 percent of the vote and 444 electoral votes compared to Smith's 40.8 percent and 87 electoral votes.


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