This date in history: November 6

This date in history: November 6

1854: Composer and conductor John Philip Sousa is born in Washington, D.C.

1861: Jefferson Davis is elected president of Confederate States of America.

1869: Rutgers beats Princeton 6-4 in first intercollegiate football game, played in New Brunswick, New Jersey.

1946: Actress Sally Field is born in Pasadena, California.

1947: "Meet the Press" debuts on NBC Television Network.

1977: Dam above Georgia's Toccoa Falls Bible College fails, killing 39 people.

1995: Art Modell announces deal to relocate Cleveland Browns to Baltimore and rename team Ravens.

1995: Actress Aneta Corsaut dies in Studio City, California at age 62.


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