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KIU Trivia: November 4 in the Present and the Past


What’s Happening Today?

International Stress Awareness Day. International Stress Awareness Day is held on the first Wednesday of November. International Stress Awareness Day is a day to increase awareness of the impact of stress on us in our workplace, at school, and at home and consider how to decrease its negative impact.

Yitzhak Rabin Memorial. This is an Israeli day of remembrance observed annually on the twelfth of the Hebrew month of Cheshvan (November 4), to commemorate the life of Zionist leader and Israeli Prime Minister and Defense Minister, Yitzhak Rabin, and his assassination in 1995.

What Happened Today?

1. In 1925, Nellie Tayloe Ross became the first and only female governor of the state of Wyoming in the United States. In addition to being the first woman to be ever elected as a state governor in the US, she was also the first female director of the United States Mint, the bureau of the Department of Treasury responsible for making coinage.

2. In 1961, Sir Fredrick Crawford left Government House and Uganda as a private citizen after close to 5 years as governor. Crawford’s term as governor ended shortly after the announcement that the country ruled as a British protectorate would be granted independence on October 9th 1962. He was succeeded by Sir Walter Coutts.

3. In 2008, Barack Obama became the first African-American to be elected President of the United States, Obama is the 44th person to occupy the Oval Office. He succeeded President George W. Bush and he has been elected to the office twice.


1. 1969 - Sean John Combs, also known by the stage names Puff Daddy, P. Diddy, Puffy, or Diddy, an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, record executive, entrepreneur, and actor. 

2. 1982 – Maurice Kirya, Ugandan world musician.

Sources: Wikipedia, checkiday, bornglorious & New Vision

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