On this day: November 6

Published On: Nov 05 2012 06:33:12 PM EST   Updated On: Nov 06 2014 02:00:00 AM EST

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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2010: Swiebodzin, Poland, announces the world's biggest statue of Jesus, called Christ the King, is completed. The concrete and fiberglass statue is 108-feet tall with a 10-foot-tall gilded crown, and, along with its mound, it reaches 172 feet overall.