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November 6th offers a variety of reasons to celebrate, marked by both gastronomical delight and appreciation for talent in music, sports, and leadership skills.

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Interesting Facts of November 6th

  1. 1. Abraham Lincoln was elected as the 16th president of the United States on November 6, 1860, becoming the first Republican to win the presidency.
  2. 2. The first official intercollegiate football game was played in the United States between Rutgers and Princeton University on November 6, 1869, with Rutgers winning 6-4.
  3. 3. Mohandas Gandhi was arrested while leading a march of Indian miners in South Africa on November 6, 1913, demonstrating his commitment to civil rights and nonviolent protest.
  4. 4. On November 6, 1962, the United Nations General Assembly passed a resolution condemning South Africa's apartheid policies and called for all UN member states to cease military and economic relations with the nation.
  5. 5. The 'Green March' began on November 6, 1975 when approximately 350,000 Moroccan civilians were dispatched to claim the Spanish Sahara (now Western Sahara) for Morocco.