TO­DAY IN HIS­TORY

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In 1922, the en­trance to King Tu­tankhamen’s tomb was dis­cov­ered in Egypt.

In 1979, the Iran hostage cri­sis be­gan as mil­i­tants stormed the United States Em­bassy in Tehran, seiz­ing its oc­cu­pants; for some of them, it was the start of 444 days of cap­tiv­ity.

In 1995, Is­raeli Prime Min­is­ter Yitzhak Rabin was as­sas­si­nated by a right-wing Is­raeli min­utes af­ter at­tend­ing a fes­tive peace rally.

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