Abraham Lincoln is elected president, New Jersey hosts the first intercollegiate football game, Phil Donahue premieres his TV talk show, and the punk band the Sex Pistols make their debut, all on this day.
1931: Film director Mike Nichols is born under the birth name Michael Igor Peschkowsky in Berlin, Germany. He is best known for directing movies such as "The Graduate" (for which he won an Oscar for Best Director), "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?," "Silkwood," "Working Girl" and "Angels in America." Nichols died of heart attack at age 83 on Nov. 19, 2014.
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