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  • Abbasid Caliphate (now Iran)
    Friday Nov 4, 1042

    Disasters with highest death tolls

    1042 Tabriz Earthquake

    Abbasid Caliphate (now Iran)
    Friday Nov 4, 1042

    1042 Tabriz earthquake occurred on November 4, 1042, in Abbasid Caliphate (now Iran), there were an estimated 50,000 deaths.




  • 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.




  • Guizhou, China
    Saturday Nov 4, 1911

    Xinhai Revolution

    Guizhou Uprising

    Guizhou, China
    Saturday Nov 4, 1911

    On 4 November, Zhang Bailin of the revolutionary party in Guizhou led an uprising along with New Army units and students from the military academy. They immediately captured Guiyang and established the Great Han Guizhou Military Government, electing Yang Jincheng and Zhao Dequan as the chief and vice governor.




  • Shanghai, China
    Saturday Nov 4, 1911

    Xinhai Revolution

    Capturing The Jiangnan Workshop

    Shanghai, China
    Saturday Nov 4, 1911

    The rebels captured the Jiangnan Workshop on the 4th and captured Shanghai soon after.




  • Zhejiang, China
    Saturday Nov 4, 1911

    Xinhai Revolution

    Zhejiang Uprising

    Zhejiang, China
    Saturday Nov 4, 1911

    Also on 4 November, revolutionaries in Zhejiang urged the New Army units in Hangzhou to launch an uprising. Zhu Rui, Wu Siyu, Lu Gongwang and others of the New Army captured the military supplies workshop. Other units, led by Chiang Kai-shek and Yin Zhirei , captured most of the government offices. Eventually, Hangzhou was under the control of the revolutionaries, and the constitutionist Tang Shouqian was elected as the military governor.




  • Hungary
    Sunday Nov 4, 1945

    Hungarian Revolution of 1956

    1945 Hungarian parliamentary election

    Hungary
    Sunday Nov 4, 1945

    Toward the end of World War II, the Soviet Army occupied Hungary, with the country coming under the Soviet Union's sphere of influence. Immediately after World War II, Hungary was a multiparty democracy, and elections in 1945 produced a coalition government under Prime Minister Zoltán Tildy.




  • Hungary
    Sunday Nov 4, 1956

    Hungarian Revolution of 1956

    Fighting Ceased

    Hungary
    Sunday Nov 4, 1956

    Fighting ceased between 28 October and 4 November, as many Hungarians believed that Soviet military units were withdrawing from Hungary.


  • Hungary
    Sunday Nov 4, 1956

    Hungarian Revolution of 1956

    The Establishment of The "Revolutionary Workers'-Peasants' Government of Hungary"

    Hungary
    Sunday Nov 4, 1956

    During the early hours of 4 November, Ferenc Münnich announced on Radio Szolnok the establishment of the "Revolutionary Workers'-Peasants' Government of Hungary".


  • Turkey
    Wednesday Nov 4, 1964

    Ruhollah Khomeini

    Sent to Turkey

    Turkey
    Wednesday Nov 4, 1964

    Khomeini spent more than 14 years in exile, mostly in the holy Iraqi city of Najaf. Initially, he was sent to Turkey on 4 November 1964 where he stayed in Bursa in the home of Colonel Ali Cetiner of the Turkish Military Intelligence.


  • Tehran, Iran
    Saturday Nov 4, 1978

    Iranian Revolution

    The Day Tehran Burned

    Tehran, Iran
    Saturday Nov 4, 1978

    On 5 November, demonstrations at University of Tehran became deadly after a fight broke out with armed soldiers. Within hours, Tehran broke out into a full-scale riot. Block after block of Western symbols such as movie theaters and department stores, as well as government and police buildings, were seized, looted, and burned. The British embassy in Tehran was partially burned and vandalized as well, and the American embassy nearly suffered the same fate (the event became known to foreign observers as "The Day Tehran Burned").


  • 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".


  • Nicaragua
    Sunday Nov 4, 1984

    Nicaraguan Revolution

    The Nicaraguan General Election of 1984

    Nicaragua
    Sunday Nov 4, 1984

    The 1984 election took place on 4 November. Of the 1,551,597 citizens registered in July, 1,170,142 voted (75.41%). The null votes were 6% of the total. International observers declared the elections free and fair, despite the Reagan administration denouncing it as a "Soviet style sham".


  • 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.


  • India
    Monday Nov 4, 1996

    Disasters with highest death tolls

    1996 Andhra Pradesh Cyclone

    India
    Monday Nov 4, 1996

    The 1996 Andhra Pradesh cyclone (also known as Cyclone 07B) was a small but powerful storm that left heavy damage in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It formed on 4 November in the eastern Bay of Bengal. Ahead of the storm, about 225,000 families evacuated, although many towns lacked proper storm shelters. When the cyclone made landfall, it produced strong winds up to 100 km (60 mi) inland, dropped 210 mm (8.3 in) of rainfall across a 40 km (25 mi) region, and flooded over 250 villages along a 60 km (37 mi) portion of the coast. There were 1,077 confirmed deaths with many others missing, although many of the dead were washed into the sea and were unlikely to be found.


  • Espoo, Finland
    Monday Nov 4, 2002

    Nokia

    Nokia attempted to break into the Handheld Gaming Market

    Espoo, Finland
    Monday Nov 4, 2002

    Nokia was one of the pioneers of mobile gaming due to the popularity of Snake, which came pre-loaded on many products. In 2002, Nokia attempted to break into the handheld gaming market with the N-Gage. the device was a failure, unable to challenge the dominant market leader Nintendo.


  • 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.


  • Canada
    Wednesday Nov 4, 2015

    Justin Trudeau

    A Prime Minister

    Canada
    Wednesday Nov 4, 2015

    Trudeau and the rest of the Cabinet were sworn in by Governor General David Johnston on November 4, 2015.


  • U.S.
    Friday Nov 4, 2016

    Desmond Doss

    the Movie

    U.S.
    Friday Nov 4, 2016

    The feature film Hacksaw Ridge, based on his life, was produced by Terry Benedict and directed by Mel Gibson. The film was released nationwide in the U.S. on November 4, 2016, to positive reviews. Doss is portrayed by Andrew Garfield, who was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance, and won Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Actor in an Action Movie, and Satellite Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture.


  • Beijing, China
    Saturday Nov 4, 2017

    League of Legends

    2017 Championship

    Beijing, China
    Saturday Nov 4, 2017

    The 2017 tournament, hosted in China, also grew a considerable prize pool of roughly $5 million. Riot once again in 2017 decided to take profits from skin sales to increase the prize pool. The initial pool was $2 million and 250 thousand dollars, however, Championship Ashe, the new championship skin for 2017, sold well. 25% of Championship Ashe and ward sales allowed the prize pool to grow. 24 teams battled until only SK TelecomT1 and Samsung Galaxy were the last 2 teams standing. Samsung Galaxy won dominantly with a 3-0 against SK TelecomT1 in The National Stadium(Birds Nest) in Beijing, allowing Samsung Galaxy to take home the 1st place prize pool of $1.8 million.


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