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5 Fun Facts About November 4 In Nebraska History

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1. On November 4, 1930, Nebraskan Republican George W. Norris was re-elected to the United States Senate, marking his fifth consecutive term in office. Norris was beloved by Nebraskans for his progressive policies, including authoring the Rural Electrification Act and being a vocal opponent of World War I.

2. The first-ever professional football game in Nebraska was played on November 4, 1893, between the Omaha YMCA and the Omaha Football Club. The game was played at the YMCA's field and resulted in a 10-0 victory for the YMCA.

3. On November 4, 1952, Dwight D. Eisenhower was elected President of the United States. Nebraska played a significant role in his victory, with the state's Republican party playing a key part in securing his nomination at the 1952 Republican National Convention.

4. Novelist and Nebraska native Willa Cather was born on November 4, 1873. Cather is best known for her works My Antonia, O Pioneers!, and Death Comes for the Archbishop, which often explored themes of the American West and rural life.

5. The University of Nebraska Cornhuskers football team played one of their most memorable games on November 4, 2000, against the Oklahoma Sooners. In a close game, Nebraska scored a touchdown with just seconds left to win 31-27, becoming the first team to defeat Oklahoma at home in 18 years.
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