Return to Daily IQ 1981Sadat assassinatedEgypt's President Anwar Sadat was assassinated in Cairo. 1927 "The Jazz Singer," the first full-length talking picture, starring Al Jolson, debuted. 1949 Japanese-American broadcaster, Iva Toguri D'Aquino (Tokyo Rose), was sentenced to 10 years in prison and fined $10,000 for treason. 1973 The Yom Kippur War began when Syria and Egypt attacked Israel. 1979 President Jimmy Carter received Pope John Paul II, the first pope to visit the White House. 1989 Bette Davis died in France at age 81. Yesterday Return to Daily IQ Tomorrow or choose another day: JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec Today's Birthday or select month and date: JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec Year by Year: 1900?2014 or enter a year: Enter a year: ?