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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1955: Maria Shriver, journalist and the former first lady of California, as the then-wife of actor and former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, is born in Chicago. Shriver is also a member of the Kennedy family, with her mother, Eunice Kennedy Shriver, a sister of John F. Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy and Edward Kennedy.