On this day… November 4

John Vang, Editor

1854 – Lighthouse built on Alcatraz Island

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1921 – Japanese Prime Minister Hara Takashi is assassinated in Tokyo.

1980 – Libyan invasion in Chad

2003 – The most powerful solar flare as observed by satellite instrumentation is recorded.osdasld

2014 – Tim Scott becomes the first African-American Senator in the south since the Reconstruction