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  • New Jersey, U.S.
    Tuesday Nov 4, 1879

    Incandescent light bulb

    Edison filed for a US Patent for an Electric Lamp using a Carbon Filament or Strip Coiled and connected to platina contact wires

    New Jersey, U.S.
    Tuesday Nov 4, 1879

    Edison continued to improve this design and by 4 November 1879, filed for a US patent for an electric lamp using "a carbon filament or strip coiled and connected ... to platina contact wires." Although the patent described several ways of creating the carbon filament including using "cotton and linen thread, wood splints, papers coiled in various ways," Edison and his team later discovered that a carbonized bamboo filament could last more than 1200 hours.




  • U.S.
    Tuesday Nov 4, 1952

    Dwight D. Eisenhower

    Eisenhower had become the Republican Party nominee for president of the United States

    U.S.
    Tuesday Nov 4, 1952

    Meanwhile, Eisenhower had become the Republican Party nominee for president of the United States, a contest that he won on November 4.




  • U.S.
    Tuesday Nov 4, 1952

    Dwight D. Eisenhower

    1952 United States presidential election

    U.S.
    Tuesday Nov 4, 1952

    Eisenhower defeated Democratic candidate Adlai Stevenson II in a landslide, with an electoral margin of 442 to 89, marking the first Republican return to the White House in 20 years. He also brought a Republican majority in the House, by eight votes, and in the Senate, evenly divided with Vice President Nixon providing Republicans the majority.




  • U.S.
    Tuesday Nov 4, 1980

    Jimmy Carter

    The 1980 United States presidential election

    U.S.
    Tuesday Nov 4, 1980

    The 1980 United States presidential election was the 49th quadrennial presidential election. It was held on November 4, 1980. Republican nominee Ronald Reagan defeated incumbent Democrat Jimmy Carter. Due to the rise of conservativism following Reagan's victory, some historians consider the election to be a realigning election that marked the start of the "Reagan Era".




  • Stamford, Connecticut, U.S.
    Monday Nov 4, 1996

    Dwayne Johnson

    Monday Night Raw Debut

    Stamford, Connecticut, U.S.
    Monday Nov 4, 1996

    Johnson debuted on Monday Night Raw as a member of Marc Mero's entourage on November 4, 1996.




  • U.S.
    Tuesday Nov 4, 2008

    Barack Obama

    Won the the Presidential Elections 2008

    U.S.
    Tuesday Nov 4, 2008

    On November 4, Obama won the presidency with 365 electoral votes to 173 received by McCain. Obama won 52.9% of the popular vote to McCain's 45.7%.




  • U.S.
    Tuesday Nov 4, 2008

    Joe Biden

    2008 Vice President election

    U.S.
    Tuesday Nov 4, 2008

    On November 4, 2008, Biden was elected Vice President of the United States as Obama's running mate.


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