Today In History
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.