Wednesday, November 04, 2009

TODAY IN HISTORY

NOVEMBER 4


1980:At the age of 69, Ronald Reagan becomes the oldest person elected president of the United States as he soundly defeats Jimmy Carter.

1979: Militant students raid the U.S. Embassy in Tehran, taking more than 90 hostages. Some will be held for 444 days.

1995: A Jewish extremist assassinates Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin after a peace rally in Tel Aviv.

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