Historical Events for 6th November 2018

1862 – NY-SF direct telegraphic link forms
1865 – Maastricht-Venlo railway opens in Netherlands
1883 – NYAC organizes 1st American cross-country championship race
1888 – Benjamin Harrison (R-Sen-Ind) beats President Grover Cleveland (D), 233 electoral votes to 168, Cleveland received slightly more votes
1935 – 1st test flight of Hawker Hurricane fighter aircraft
1946 – Karol Wojtyla (future Pope John Paul II) holds his first Mass as newly ordained Catholic priest in Wawel Cathedral’s crypt
1956 – Dwight D. Eisenhower is re-elected President of the United States, defeating Democrat candidate Adlai Stevenson
1977 – “Hair” closes at Biltmore Theater NYC after 43 performances
1988 – Japan and MLB all stars played to a 6-6 draw (Game 2 of 7)
2002 – 36th Country Music Association Award: Alan Jackson and Martina McBride wins

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