On This Day: November 04th
This is 308th day of the year and 57 days remain in the year.
James and John Ritty of Dayton, Ohio, patented the first cash register.
Israeli Prime Minister, and Nobel Laureate, Yitzhak Rabin, was assassinated by a right-wing Israeli.
Democratic senator Barack Obama wins the presidential election against Sen. John McCain, taking 338 electoral votes to McCain's 161. Obama becomes the first African American to be elected president of the United States.
November 04 BirthdaysLaura Bush1946-, First Lady
Will Rogersactor, humorist
Walter Cronkitenews broadcaster
Luis Figosoccer player
Harry George Fergusoninventor