Historical Events for 4th November 2023

1874 – Samuel J. Tilden elected governor of New York
1939 – US allows “cash and carry” arms sales during WW II
1951 – Ryder Cup Golf, Pinehurst Resort: US wins 9½-2½; Sam Snead playing captain for US; Arthur Lacey non-playing GB skipper
1968 – Battles between Jordanian army and Al Fatah-arm forces
1970 – Genie, a 13 year old feral child found in Los Angeles, California, having been locked in her bedroom by her father for most of her life
1983 – Bomb attack on Israeli headquarter in Tyrus Lebanon, 60 killed
1989 – Rene Muawad elected president of Lebanon
1994 – San Francisco: First conference that focuses exclusively on the subject of the commercial potential of the World Wide Web.
2002 – Chinese authorities arrest cyber-dissident He Depu for signing pro-democracy letter to the 16th Communist Party Congress
2015 – Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta announces his resignation after protests over a Bucharest nightclub fire that killed 32

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