November 4, 1997 in Nation/World

Today In History

 
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In 1842: Abraham Lincoln married Mary Todd in Springfield, Ill.

In 1922: The entrance to King Tutankhamen’s tomb was discovered in Egypt.

In 1956: Soviet troops moved in to crush the Hungarian Revolution.

In 1979: Iranian militants stormed the U.S. Embassy in Tehran taking hostages.

In 1995: Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin was assassinated by a right-wing Israeli minutes after attending a peace rally.


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