Daily Archives: November 4, 2014

George Harrison performs in Seattle 40 years ago tonight (Nov 4 1974)


Video: 'George Harrison & Ravi Shankar - 1974 North American Tour'

(Monday, November 4, 1974) — Ex-Beatle George Harrison performed tonight at Seattle Center Coliseum in Seattle, Washington on the second stop of his 45-show “George Harrison & Friends North American Tour” in support of his new single “Dark Horse,” the title track of his new album, and Dark Horse Records.

‘Extracts from the Film A Hard Day’s Night’ EP by The Beatles released in UK 50 years ago today (Nov 4 1964)


Video: 'The Beatles - "Long Tall Sally" (2009 Remastered EP)'

(Wednesday, November 4, 1964) — The Beatles today released Extracts from the Film A Hard Day’s Night, the band’s sixth official extended play release, featuring four tracks previously released on the A Hard Day’s Night album.

President Coolidge elected to full term over Davis, La Follette 90 years ago today (Nov 4 1924)


Video: 'Republican Campaign 1924'

(Tuesday, November 4, 1924, during the 1924 presidential campaign) — Republican President Calvin Coolidge of Massachusetts, who had become president in 1923 upon the death of President Warren Harding, was elected to a full term of his own today, soundly defeating Democratic challenger former Ambassador to the United Kingdom John W. Davis of West Virginia and Progressive challenger Senator Robert M. La Follette of Wisconsin. Continue reading President Coolidge elected to full term over Davis, La Follette 90 years ago today (Nov 4 1924)

Cleveland defeats Blaine, elected president 130 years ago today (Nov 4 1884)


Video: 'GILDED AGE(part 2): Presidents and Elections(1884-1901)' (Nov. 4, 1884, at 0:06-0:41)

(Tuesday, November 4, 1884, during the 1884 presidential campaign) — Democratic Governor Grover Cleveland of New York was elected President of the United States today, defeating Republican challenger former Secretary of State, former Senator and former House Speaker James G. Blaine of Maine. Continue reading Cleveland defeats Blaine, elected president 130 years ago today (Nov 4 1884)