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 This day in History - November 6
362 Historic Events for November 6
1850

Yerba Buena and Angel Islands (SF Bay) reserved for military use

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1851

Charles H Dow, co-founded Dow Jones/1st editor of Wall St Journal

Birth
1854

John Phillip Sousa, Wash DC, march king (Stars and Stripes Forever)

Birth
1855

Eduard Yosif Kotek, composer

Birth
1856

Nicholas Nikolajevitsj, ruler of Russia

Birth
1860

Abraham Lincoln (Rep-R-Ill) elected 16th pres

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1860

Ignace Jan Paderewski, Kuryl¢wka Poland, composer/pianist/patriot

Birth
1861

James A Naismith, inventor (basketball)

Birth
1861

Jefferson Davis elected to 6 year term as Confederate pres

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1862

Charles Davis Jameson, US Union brig-gen (Fair Oaks), dies at 35

Death
1862

NY-SF direct telegraphic link forms

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1863

Battle of Rogersville TN

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1864

Battle of Cane Hill, AK

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1864

Battle of Droop Mountain, WV (Averell's Raid)

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1865

Atale Therese Annette Wartel, composer, dies at 51

Death
1865

Maastricht-Venlo railway in Neth opens

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1867

Marie Bregendahl, Danish author (Holger Hauge og hans Hustru)

Birth
1869

1st intercollegiate football (soccer) game (Rutgers 6, Princeton 4)

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1871

Cameroon reaches coast of Angola after trip through Africa

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1871

Pres Grant re-elected

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1875

Pompeo Aloisi, Italian baron/diplomat/senator

Birth
1875

John Baptist van Son, Dutch Catholic politician, dies at 71

Death
1876

Giacomo Antonelli, secretary of state of Pius IX, dies at 70

Death
1878

Ernest Irving, composer

Birth
1878

Henrik Ibsens "Samfundets Stotter," premieres in Oslo

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