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This Date in History Calender- November 4

In assasination, Foreign Affairs, History, literature, media, U.S government, U.S Presidents, Vietnam War, World War I, World War II on November 4, 2007 by Editor Z

Courtesy: Hippy.com, Wikipedia, History Channel

1899: Pioneer in the field of Psychoanalysis Sigmund Freud publishes his book “the Interpretation of Dreams”.

1918: The central powers are dealt a crushing blow, when Austria-Hungary surrenders to allied Italy in World War I.

1924: Former Northampton Mayor, Massachusetts Governor, Vice President, and acting President Calvin Coolidge is elected to the Presidency in his own right.

1930: The man who will become the most trusted name in News as the anchorman of the CBS Evening News Walter Cronkite, is born.

1939: War once again begins to fester on the European Continent, as U.S president Franklin Delano Roosevelt implements the Neutrality Act of 1939, allowing cash and carry purchases of armaments and weapons by the belligerents from the U.S.

1948: Poet and critic T.S Elliot is honored with the Nobel Prize for Literature.

1952: Former General, as well as NATO Supreme Allied Commander Dwight D Eisenhower is elected U.S President.

1956: The Soviets act to crush a 13 day rebellion known as the Hungarian Revolt, when it invades Hungary to suppress dissent, resulting in slaughter of dissident Hungarians on a broad scale.

1970: As a component of the U.S policy of gradual military disengagement from the War in Vietnam, control of the Binh Thuy Air Force base is transferred from American forces to the South Vietnamese government.

1979: The U.S faces a new enemy, when a number of Iranian militant revolutionaries seize the U.S Embassy in Iran, holding 90 people captive, including 53 Americans.

1980: Former Hollywood actor and California Governor Ronald Reagan is elected U.S president.

1995: After Peace in the middle East between Israelis and Palestinians seems closer then ever before, Israeli Prime Minister Yitzach Rabin is assassinated by an Israeli extremist student.

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