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.
1903: Actress June Marlowe, who appeared in six "Our Gang" short subjects as schoolteacher Miss Crabtree, is born Gisela Valaria Goetten in St. Cloud, Minnesota. Marlowe, who was also a prolific actress in silent films during the 1920s, retired from acting after marrying Hollywood businessman Rodney Sprigg in 1933. She died of complications from Parkinson's disease at age 80 on March 10, 1984.