November 4 in History
1783November 4, 1783:
Wolfgang Mozart premieres his “Symphony No. 36” in Linz, Austria.
1876November 4, 1876:
“Symphony No. 1” in C minor by composer Johannes Brahms is premiered.
1879November 4, 1879:
African-American inventor Thomas Elkin receives a patent for his refrigerating apparatus.
1922November 4, 1922:
Howard Carter, a British archaeologist, discovers King Tutankhamen’s tomb.
1946November 4, 1946:
The establishment of UNESCO comes into force with the adoption of its constitution.
1979November 4, 1979:
The Iran hostage crisis begins with militants seizing the US Embassy in Tehran.
1995November 4, 1995:
Yitzhak Rabin, the Prime Minister of Israel is assassinated by a Jewish extremist.
2001November 4, 2001:
The film, “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” is released in London.
2008November 4, 2008:
Barack Obama is declared the winner of the US presidential elections, making him the country’s first African-American president.
2016November 4, 2016:
The Paris Agreement, an international pledge to consciously reduce carbon emissions, is brought into effect.