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5 Fun Facts About November 6 In Indiana History

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1. On November 6, 1860, Abraham Lincoln, who was born in Kentucky but spent much of his early life in Indiana, was elected as the 16th President of the United States. His election sparked controversy and tensions that ultimately led to the outbreak of the Civil War.

2. November 6, 1917, marked the world premiere of Eugene O'Neill's play, "The Emperor Jones," at the Playhouse Theatre in New York City. O'Neill spent some of his formative years in New London, Indiana, and is considered one of America's greatest playwrights.

3. In 1956, the Indiana State Fairgrounds Coliseum hosted a concert by Elvis Presley, who was at the peak of his early career. The concert was part of Presley's first nationwide tour, and drew thousands of screaming fans.

4. On November 6, 1996, voters in Indiana approved a constitutional amendment that established term limits for members of the state legislature. The measure limited senators to two consecutive terms in office, and representatives to six consecutive terms.

5. November 6, 2018, marked a historic Election Day for Indiana, with several key races being decided. Among the most closely watched races were the U.S. Senate race between incumbent Joe Donnelly and challenger Mike Braun, and the governor's race between Eric Holcomb and Democrat John Gregg. Ultimately, both incumbents were re-elected.
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