This day in history: November 4 - WTVM.com-Columbus, GA News Weather & Sports

This day in history: November 4

1879: Humorist Will Rogers is born in Oologah, Indian Territory, Oklahoma.

1922: British archaeologist Howard Carter finds entrance to King Tut's tomb in Egypt.

1924: Nellie Tayloe Ross of Wyoming is elected first female governor in United States.

1960: Dr. Jane Goodall begins 55-year study of chimpanzees at Gombe Stream National Park in Tanzania.

1979: Iranians overrun U.S. embassy in Tehran taking 53 American hostages.

1995: Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin is assassinated following a political rally in Tel Aviv.

2008: Barack Obama is elected 44th President of United States.

2010: Baseball Hall of Fame manager Sparky Anderson dies in Thousand Oaks, California at age 76.

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