Historical Events In November - 04
Friday, 07 August 2020
1951 On this day in history 9th Ryder Cup: US wins 9Â˝-2Â˝ at Pinehurst Resort (Pinehurst, North Carolina, US)
1952 Eisenhower (R) elected 34th President beating Adlai Stevenson (D) on this day in history.
1952 On November - 04 earthquake & flood strike Kamshatka-South America
1953 Eddie Joost succeeds Jimmy Dykes as the manager of Phila A's on November - 04.
1953 Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge, composer, dies at 89 on this day in history.
1954 "Fanny" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 888 performances on this day in history.
1954 On November - 04 stig H Dagerman, Swedish author (Burned Child), dies at 31
1955 The rebuilt Vienna State Opera reopens with Ludwig van Beethoven's Fidelio after it was totally destroyed in World War II on this day in history.
1956 200,000 Russian troops attack anti-Stalinist revolt in Budapest on November - 04.
1956 Israel captures Straits of Tiran from Egypt on November - 04.
1956 Art[hur] Tatum, US jazz pianist/composer, dies at 46 on November - 04.
1957 2nd Soviet Earth-satellite launched on this day in history.
1957 Marie Joseph Canteloube de Malaret, composer, dies at 78 on November - 04.
1963 John Lennon utters his infamous "Rattle your jewelry" line on this day in history.
1965 Lee Breedlove sets female land speed record (308.56 MPH) on this day in history.
1965 On this day in history krsto Odak, composer, dies at 77
1966 On this day in history flooding of Arno River (Italy) destroys countless art works
1967 On November - 04 landing craft from USS Navarro (APA-215) rescue 43 men from British SS Habib Marikar aground on a reef at Lincoln Island in the Tonkin Gulf.
1967 June Thorburn, actress (Tom Thumb), dies in plane crash at 36 on this day in history.
1968 Paul JM Lindemans, Flemish agricultural engineer/author, dies at 78 on this day in history.
1969 On November - 04 carlos Marighela, Brazilian guerilla, dies in battle
1971 USS Nathanael Greene (SSBN-636) launches a Poseidon C-3 missile in first surface launch of Poseidon missile on this day in history.
1973 Karl H Waggerl, Austria author (Green Friends), dies at 75 on this day in history.
1974 Edgar Fernhout, Dutch painter/son of Charley Toorop, dies at 62 on November - 04.
1975 On this day in history sheila Ryan, actress(Song of Texas, Great Guns), dies at 54
1978 Iranian troops fire on anti-Shah student protesters by Tehran U on this day in history.
1979 500 Iranian "students" seize US embassy, take 90 hostages (444 days) on this day in history.
1980 On November - 04 ronald Reagan (R) beats President Jimmy Carter (R) by a landslide
1980 Ronald Reagan elected 40th President of the US on November - 04.
1981 On this day in history columbia shuttle launch scrubbed with 31 secs remaining
1982 On November - 04 dominique Dunne, actress (Poltergeist), murdered by boyfriend at 23
1984 On November - 04 nicaragua holds first free elections in 56 years; Sandinistas win 63%
1984 On this day in history merie Earle, actress (Maude-Waltons), dies of uremic poisoning at 95
1986 Democrats gain control over the US Senate on this day in history.