On this day: November 4

Published: Oct 23 2013 01:05:29 AM EDT   Updated On: Nov 04 2013 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.

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1783: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's "Symphony No. 36" is performed for the first time in Linz, Austria.

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