October 30, 1990: For the first time since the Ice Age, Great Britain was connected with the European continent, via a new rail tunnel under the English Channel (nicknamed The Chunnel).
November 1, 1993: The European Union came into existence as a result of the Maastricht Treaty.
November 1, 1995: The first all-race local government elections took place in South Africa, marking the end of the apartheid system.
November 4, 1922: King Tut’s tomb was discovered at Luxor, Egypt, by British archaeologist Howard Carter after several years of searching. The child-King Tutankhamen became pharaoh at age 9 and died about 1352 B.C. at age 19. The tomb was found mostly intact, containing numerous priceless items now exhibited in Egypt’s National Museum in Cairo.
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