On this day: November 4

Published: Oct 23 2013 01:05:29 AM EDT   Updated On: Nov 04 2014 02:00:00 AM EST

Tutankhamun's tomb is discovered, Cy Young dies, the Iran hostage crisis begins, Israeli prime minister Yitzhak Rabin is assassinated, and Barack Obama scores a historic election victory, all on this day.

OTD November 4 - Andy Rooney
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2011: Broadcast journalist Andy Rooney dies at age 92 in New York City. Rooney was best known for his weekly broadcast "A Few Minutes with Andy Rooney," a part of the news program "60 Minutes" from 1978 to 2011. He had been hospitalized on Oct. 25, 2011, after developing postoperative complications from an undisclosed surgery. His death came less than five weeks after his last appearance on "60 Minutes."

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