On this day: November 6

Published On: Nov 05 2012 05:33:12 PM CST   Updated On: Nov 06 2013 01:00:00 AM CST

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.

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1962: The United Nations General Assembly passes a resolution condemning South Africa's racist apartheid policies and calls for all U.N. member states to cease military and economic relations with the nation.

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