Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, corecipient with Shimon Peres and Ysir ‘Araft of the Nobel Prize for Peace in 1994, was assassinated this day in 1995 by a Jewish extremist while attending a peace rally.
More Events on this day:
1980: Conservative Republican Ronald Reagan was elected the 40th president of the United States.
1791: In what became known as St. Clair’s Defeat, U.S. General Arthur St. Clair was beaten by the British-supported Northwest Indian Confederation.
Source: Encyclopædia Britannica Online Daily