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What is Today v3 purple 300KENTUCKY (11/6/13) – What happened today? Here's a list of a few notable events that occured on this day in history.

1860 – Abraham Lincoln (Rep-R-IL) elected 16th American President

1984 – President Reagan (R) landslide (won 49 states) re-election over Mondale (D)

1893 – Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Russian composer (Swan Lake), dies at 53

1861 – Jefferson Davis elected to six year term as Confederate president

1923 – USSR adopts experimental calendar, with five day "weeks"

1955 – Birthday – Maria Shriver, Chicago, newscaster (Sunday Today) and wife of Arnold Schwarzenegger

1968 – Birthday – Kelly Rutherford, Elizabethtown, KY, actress (Generations, Gossip Girl)

1988 – Birthday – Emma Stone, American actress (The Amazing Spider-Man, The Help)

1998 – "Some Like It Hot" actor Tony Curtis (73) weds horse trainer Jill Vandenberg at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada

2005 – A tornado hits Evansville, kills 25 in Northwestern Kentucky and Southwestern Indiana.

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