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November 6 Birthdays

John Philip Sousa

1854–1932, American Bandmaster and Composer.

James Naismith
inventor of basketball (1861)

Thomas H. Ince
filmmaker (1882)

Walter Johnson
baseball player (1887)

Harold W. Ross
editor (1892)

James Jones
novelist (1921)

Mike Nichols
actor and director (1931)

Sally Field
actress (1946)

Maria Shriver
TV newscaster (1955)

Ethan Hawke
actor (1970)

November 6 in History

1860

Abraham Lincoln was elected president of the United States.

1861

Jefferson Davis was elected president of the Confederate States of America.

1869

The first intercollegiate soccer game took place (Rutgers 6, Princeton 4).

1893

Composer Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky died in St. Petersburg, Russia, at age 53.

1913

Mohandas Gandhi led a march of miners in South Africa. He was arrested three times in the first four days of the march.

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