Video: 'World News Tonight' (ABC News, Nov. 4, 1992)
(Wednesday, November 4, 1992, the day after the — U.S. President-elect Bill Clinton 1992 presidential campaign) set to work shaping his new administration today, huddling with his transition team, issuing a scarcely veiled warning to Iraq and pronouncing himself “happy, but exhausted thinking about the work that has to be done.”
(Saturday, November 4, 1972) — by The Doobie Brothers peaked at #11 on today’s Billboard’s Hot 100 singles chart for two weeks. Listen to the Music
(Saturday, November 4, 1972) — by Gallery peaked at #22 on today’s Billboard’s Hot 100 singles chart for two weeks. I Believe in Music
Video: 'IKE (DWIGHT D EISENHOWER) ELECTED PRESIDENT - 1952'
(Tuesday, November 4, 1952, during the — Republican Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower of New York was 1952 presidential campaign) elected President of the United States today, defeating Democratic Illinois Gov. Adlai Stevenson. Continue reading Eisenhower defeats Stevenson, elected president 60 years ago today (1952)
Video: '"JFK: IN HIS OWN WORDS" (1988 DOCUMENTARY)(PART 1)' (1952 campaign at 7:18)
(Tuesday, November 4, 1952) — U.S. Rep. John F. Kennedy, a Democrat, defeated Republican incumbent Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr., today in the U.S. Senate election in Massachusetts by a margin of 1,211,984 (51.34 percent) to 1,141,247 votes (48.35 percent). Continue reading John F. Kennedy elected to U.S. Senate 60 years ago today (1952)
Video: Nov. 4, 1942 (at 5:28)
(Wednesday, November 4, 1942, 5:30 p.m. local time, during the — German Field Marshall Erwin Rommel disobeyed Adolf Hitler’s orders today and began a five-month Second Battle of El Alamein, part of Western Desert Campaign of World War II) retreat from the Second Battle of El Alamein in North Africa.
The victory by British forces commanded by Lt. Gen. Bernard Montgomery marked a major turning point in the Western Desert Campaign of the war, ending Axis hopes of occupying Egypt, taking control of the Suez Canal, and gaining access to the Middle Eastern and Persian oil fields.
Video: 'AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: Abraham and Mary Lincoln: A House Divided Preview (Season 23)'
(Friday, November 4, 1842) — Abraham Lincoln, 33, and Mary Ann Todd, 23, were married this evening at the home of her older sister, Mrs. Ninian Edwards, in Springfield, Illinois. Continue reading Abraham Lincoln marries Mary Ann Todd in 170 years ago tonight (1842)