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November 2nd, 2007 (November 02 2007)DeathCharmaine Dragun, Australian journalist (born in 1978)
November 2nd, 2007 (November 02 2007)DeathWitold Kieltyka, Polish metal drummer (Decapitated) (born in 1984)
November 2nd, 2007 (November 02 2007)DeathIgor Moiseyev, Russian choreographer (born in 1906)
November 2nd, 2007 (November 02 2007)DeathLillian Ellison, American professional wrestler (born in 1923)
November 2nd, 2007 (November 02 2007)DeathHenry Cele, South African Actor; best known for his onscreen portrayal of the legendary Shaka Zulu
November 2nd, 2005 (November 02 2005)DeathFerruccio Valcareggi, Italian football player and coach.
November 2nd, 2004 (November 02 2004)DeathSheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates (born in 1918)
November 2nd, 2004 (November 02 2004)DeathTheo van Gogh, Dutch filmmaker (born in 1957)
November 2nd, 2004 (November 02 2004)DeathGerrie Knetemann, Dutch cyclist (born in 1951)
November 2nd, 2003 (November 02 2003)DeathFrank McCloskey, American politician (born in 1939)
November 2nd, 2002 (November 02 2002)EventThe Godless Americans March on Washington brings together 2,000 atheists, freethinkers, and humanists in a mile-long parade down the National Mall.
November 2nd, 2002 (November 02 2002)DeathTonio Selwart, German actor (born in 1896)
November 2nd, 2002 (November 02 2002)DeathCharles Sheffield, American author and physicist (born in 1935)
November 2nd, 2000 (November 02 2000)EventThe first crew arrives at the International Space Station.
November 2nd, 1998 (November 02 1998)DeathVincent Winter, British actor (born in 1957)
November 2nd, 1996 (November 02 1996)DeathEva Cassidy, American singer (born in 1963)
November 2nd, 1995 (November 02 1995)EventFormer South African defence minister General Magnus Malan and 10 other former senior military officers are arrested and charged with murdering 13 black people in 1987, (all the accused are later acquitted).
November 2nd, 1992 (November 02 1992)DeathHal Roach, American director and producer (born in 1892)
November 2nd, 1991 (November 02 1991)EventBartholomew I becomes the Patriarch of Constantinople.
November 2nd, 1991 (November 02 1991)DeathIrwin Allen, American film producer (born in 1916)
November 2nd, 1989 (November 02 1989)BirthKatelyn Tarver, American singer
November 2nd, 1988 (November 02 1988)EventThe Morris worm, the first internet-distributed computer worm to gain significant mainstream media attention, is launched from MIT.
November 2nd, 1988 (November 02 1988)BirthLindze Letherman, American actress (General Hospital)
November 2nd, 1987 (November 02 1987)BirthDanny Cipriani English rugby union player.
November 2nd, 1986 (November 02 1986)BirthErika Jo, American musician
November 2nd, 1986 (November 02 1986)BirthLara Sacher, Australian actress
November 2nd, 1986 (November 02 1986)DeathPaul Frees, American voice actor (born in 1920)
November 2nd, 1984 (November 02 1984)EventCapital punishment: Velma Barfield becomes the first woman executed in the United States since 1962.
November 2nd, 1984 (November 02 1984)BirthTamara Hope, Canadian actress
November 2nd, 1984 (November 02 1984)BirthJulia Stegner, German supermodel
November 2nd, 1984 (November 02 1984)DeathVelma Barfield, American murderer (born in 1932)
November 2nd, 1983 (November 02 1983)EventU.S. President Ronald Reagan signs a bill creating Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.Ronald Reagan Quotes
November 2nd, 1982 (November 02 1982)EventChannel 4 begins transmission in the UK
November 2nd, 1982 (November 02 1982)BirthKyoko Fukada, Japanese actress, model and singer
November 2nd, 1982 (November 02 1982)BirthCharles Itandje, French footballer
November 2nd, 1982 (November 02 1982)DeathLester Roloff, Man of God, preacher.
November 2nd, 1981 (November 02 1981)BirthWilson Betemit, Dominican baseball player
November 2nd, 1981 (November 02 1981)BirthAvy Scott, American actress
November 2nd, 1980 (November 02 1980)BirthKim So-yeon, South Korean actress
November 2nd, 1979 (November 02 1979)BirthJulie Lund, Danish actress
November 2nd, 1979 (November 02 1979)DeathJacques Mesrine, French criminal (born in 1936)
November 2nd, 1978 (November 02 1978)BirthVitor "Shaolin" Ribeiro, Brazilian mixed-martial artist and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu world champion Martial Quotes
November 2nd, 1977 (November 02 1977)BirthJason Cerbone, American actor (The Sopranos)
November 2nd, 1977 (November 02 1977)BirthRandy Harrison, American actor
November 2nd, 1976 (November 02 1976)BirthSidney Ponson, Aruban baseball player
November 2nd, 1975 (November 02 1975)BirthChris Walla, American musician (Death Cab for Cutie)
November 2nd, 1975 (November 02 1975)DeathPier Paolo Pasolini, Italian film director (born in 1922)
November 2nd, 1974 (November 02 1974)Event78 die when the Time Go-Go Club in Seoul, South Korea burns down. Six of the victims jumped to their deaths from the seventh floor after a club official barred the doors after the fire started.
November 2nd, 1974 (November 02 1974)BirthOrlando Cabrera, Colombian baseball player
November 2nd, 1974 (November 02 1974)BirthNelly, American rapper
November 2nd, 1974 (November 02 1974)BirthProdigy, American rapper (Mobb Deep)
November 2nd, 1974 (November 02 1974)BirthStephane Sarrazin, French rally driver
November 2nd, 1973 (November 02 1973)EventThe Communist Party of India (Marxist) and the Communist Party of India forms a United Front in the state of Tripura.
November 2nd, 1973 (November 02 1973)BirthMarisol Nichols, American actress
November 2nd, 1972 (November 02 1972)BirthSamantha Janus, British entertainer
November 2nd, 1972 (November 02 1972)BirthDario Silva, Uruguayan footballer
November 2nd, 1972 (November 02 1972)BirthVladimir Vorobiev, Russian ice hockey player
November 2nd, 1970 (November 02 1970)BirthSharmell Sullivan, American professional wrestling valet
November 2nd, 1970 (November 02 1970)DeathRichard Cardinal Cushing, archbishop of Boston (born in 1895)
November 2nd, 1969 (November 02 1969)BirthReginald Arvizu, American bassist (Kočn)
November 2nd, 1968 (November 02 1968)BirthUltra Nate, American musician
November 2nd, 1967 (November 02 1967)EventVietnam War: US President Lyndon B. Johnson and "The Wise Men" conclude that the American people should be given more optimistic reports on the progress of the war.Lyndon Johnson Quotes
November 2nd, 1967 (November 02 1967)BirthKurt Elling, American jazz vocalist
November 2nd, 1967 (November 02 1967)BirthMarc van Roon, Dutch improvising musician
November 2nd, 1966 (November 02 1966)EventThe Cuban Adjustment Act enters force, allowing 123,000 Cubans the opportunity to apply for permanent residence in the United States.
November 2nd, 1966 (November 02 1966)BirthSean Kanan, American actor
November 2nd, 1966 (November 02 1966)BirthTim Kirkman, American filmmaker
November 2nd, 1966 (November 02 1966)BirthKhaled Abol Naga, Egyptian actor
November 2nd, 1966 (November 02 1966)BirthDavid Schwimmer, American actor
November 2nd, 1966 (November 02 1966)DeathPeter Debye, Dutch chemist, Nobel laureate (born in 1884)
November 2nd, 1966 (November 02 1966)DeathMississippi John Hurt, American blues singer (born in 1892)
November 2nd, 1965 (November 02 1965)EventNorman Morrison, a 31-year-old Quaker, sets himself on fire in front of the river entrance to the Pentagon to protest the use of napalm in the Vietnam war.
November 2nd, 1965 (November 02 1965)BirthShahrukh Khan, Indian actorShahrukh Khan Quotes
November 2nd, 1964 (November 02 1964)EventKing Saud of Saudi Arabia is deposed by a family coup, and replaced by his half-brother King Faisal.
November 2nd, 1964 (November 02 1964)BirthBritta Lejon, Swedish politician
November 2nd, 1963 (November 02 1963)EventSouth Vietnamese President Ngo ?inh Di?m is assassinated following a military coup.
November 2nd, 1963 (November 02 1963)BirthCraig Saavedra, American filmmaker
November 2nd, 1963 (November 02 1963)DeathNgo Dinh Di?m, President of South Vietnam (born in 1901)
November 2nd, 1962 (November 02 1962)BirthDavid Brock, American political commentator, pundit
November 2nd, 1962 (November 02 1962)BirthMireille Delunsch, French soprano
November 2nd, 1962 (November 02 1962)BirthSimon Hill, English-Australian Football commentator
November 2nd, 1961 (November 02 1961)BirthK.D. Lang, Canadian musician
November 2nd, 1961 (November 02 1961)BirthJeff Tedford, head coach of the California Golden Bears
November 2nd, 1961 (November 02 1961)DeathJames Thurber, American humorist (born in 1894)James Thurber Quotes
November 2nd, 1960 (November 02 1960)EventPenguin Books is found not guilty of obscenity in the Lady Chatterley s Lover case
November 2nd, 1960 (November 02 1960)BirthTihomir Blaskic, Croatian war criminal
November 2nd, 1960 (November 02 1960)DeathDimitris Mitropoulos, Greek conductor and composer (born in 1896)
November 2nd, 1959 (November 02 1959)EventQuiz show scandals: Twenty One game show contestant Charles Van Doren admits to a Congressional committee that he had been given questions and answers in advance.
November 2nd, 1959 (November 02 1959)EventIce Hockey: After being struck in the face with a puck, goalkeeper Jacques Plante returns to play wearing a protective mask for the first time in professional play.
November 2nd, 1959 (November 02 1959)EventThe first section of the M1 motorway, the first inter-urban motorway in the United Kingdom, is opened between the present junctions 5 and 18, along with the M10 motorway and M45 motorway
November 2nd, 1958 (November 02 1958)BirthWillie McGee, American baseball player
November 2nd, 1957 (November 02 1957)EventThe Levelland UFO Case in Levelland, Texas, generates national publicity, and remains one of the most impressive UFO cases in American history.
November 2nd, 1957 (November 02 1957)BirthCarter Beauford, American drummer (Dave Matthews Band)Dave Matthews Quotes
November 2nd, 1957 (November 02 1957)BirthRita Crockett, American Olympic volleyball player
November 2nd, 1956 (November 02 1956)BirthPeter Mullan, Scottish actor
November 2nd, 1955 (November 02 1955)BirthChris Burnett, American musician
November 2nd, 1954 (November 02 1954)BirthPat Croce, American entrepreneur
November 2nd, 1953 (November 02 1953)EventThe Constituent Assembly of Pakistan names the country The Islamic Republic of Pakistan.
November 2nd, 1952 (November 02 1952)BirthMaxine Nightingale, English singer
November 2nd, 1951 (November 02 1951)BirthThomas Mallon, American novelist and critic
November 2nd, 1951 (November 02 1951)BirthLindy Morrison, Australian musician (The Go-Betweens)
November 2nd, 1950 (November 02 1950)DeathGeorge Bernard Shaw, Irish writer, Nobel laureate (born in 1856)George Bernard Shaw Quotes
November 2nd, 1949 (November 02 1949)BirthSimon Augustini, Albanian politician
November 2nd, 1949 (November 02 1949)DeathJerome F. Donovan, American politician (born in 1872)
November 2nd, 1947 (November 02 1947)EventIn California, designer Howard Hughes performs the maiden (and only) flight of the Spruce Goose; the largest fixed-wing aircraft ever built.
November 2nd, 1946 (November 02 1946)BirthAlan Jones, Australian race car driver and one-time F1 world champion
November 2nd, 1946 (November 02 1946)BirthGiuseppe Sinopoli, Italian conductor and composer (died in 2001)
November 2nd, 1945 (November 02 1945)DeathPrincess Thyra, daughter of Frederick VIII of Denmark (born in 1880)
November 2nd, 1944 (November 02 1944)BirthPatrice Chereau, French director, actor and producer
November 2nd, 1944 (November 02 1944)BirthKeith Emerson, British keyboardist and composer (Emerson, Lake & Palmer)
November 2nd, 1944 (November 02 1944)DeathThomas Midgley, American chemist and inventor (born in 1889)
November 2nd, 1942 (November 02 1942)BirthShere Hite, American author
November 2nd, 1942 (November 02 1942)BirthStefanie Powers, American actress
November 2nd, 1941 (November 02 1941)BirthBruce Welch, English musician and songwriter (The Shadows)
November 2nd, 1940 (November 02 1940)BirthJim Bakken, American football player
November 2nd, 1939 (November 02 1939)BirthRichard Serra, American sculptor and video artist
November 2nd, 1938 (November 02 1938)BirthJay Black, American singer (Jay and the Americans)
November 2nd, 1938 (November 02 1938)BirthPat Buchanan, American journalist and politician
November 2nd, 1938 (November 02 1938)BirthQueen Sofia of Spain
November 2nd, 1937 (November 02 1937)BirthEarl Carroll, lead vocalist of The Cadillacs
November 2nd, 1936 (November 02 1936)EventThe Canadian Broadcasting Corporation is established.
November 2nd, 1936 (November 02 1936)EventItalian dictator Benito Mussolini proclaims the Rome-Berlin Axis, establishing the alliance of the Axis Powers.Benito Mussolini Quotes
November 2nd, 1936 (November 02 1936)EventThe British Broadcasting Corporation initiates the BBC Television Service, the world s first regular, high-definition (then defined as at least 200 lines) service. Renamed BBC1 in 1964, the channel still runs to this day.
November 2nd, 1936 (November 02 1936)BirthAbdullah the Butcher, wrestler
November 2nd, 1936 (November 02 1936)BirthRose Bird, American judge (died in 1999)
November 2nd, 1936 (November 02 1936)BirthJack Starrett, American actor and director (died in 1989)
November 2nd, 1935 (November 02 1935)DeathJock Cameron, South African cricketer (born in 1905)
November 2nd, 1934 (November 02 1934)BirthBill Gothard, American speaker
November 2nd, 1934 (November 02 1934)BirthKen Rosewall, Australian tennis player
November 2nd, 1930 (November 02 1930)EventHaile Selassie is crowned emperor of Ethiopia.
November 2nd, 1929 (November 02 1929)BirthMuhammad Rafiq Tarar, President of Pakistan
November 2nd, 1929 (November 02 1929)BirthRichard E. Taylor, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate
November 2nd, 1928 (November 02 1928)BirthPaul Johnson, British historian
November 2nd, 1927 (November 02 1927)BirthSteve Ditko, American artist
November 2nd, 1924 (November 02 1924)BirthFather David Bauer, Canadian ice hockey player (died in 1988)
November 2nd, 1924 (November 02 1924)BirthRudy Van Gelder, American recording engineer
November 2nd, 1921 (November 02 1921)BirthShepard Menken, American voice actor (died in 1999)
November 2nd, 1921 (November 02 1921)BirthBill Mosienko, National Hockey League player (died in 1994)
November 2nd, 1920 (November 02 1920)EventIn the United States, KDKA of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania starts broadcasting as the first commercial radio station. The first broadcast was the results of the U.S. presidential election, 1920.
November 2nd, 1920 (November 02 1920)EventQANTAS makes its first commercial passenger flight, in Queensland, Australia. Qantas is now the second-oldest airline operating today.
November 2nd, 1920 (November 02 1920)BirthAnn Rutherford, American actress
November 2nd, 1917 (November 02 1917)EventThe Balfour Declaration proclaims British support for the "establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people" with the clear understanding "that nothing shall be done which may prejudice the civil and religious rights of existing non-Jewish communities".
November 2nd, 1915 (November 02 1915)BirthBeryl McBurnie, Trinidadian dancer (died in 2000)
November 2nd, 1915 (November 02 1915)BirthSidney Luft, American movie director (died in 2005)
November 2nd, 1914 (November 02 1914)EventRussia declares war on the Ottoman Empire.
November 2nd, 1914 (November 02 1914)BirthJohnny Vander Meer, baseball player (died in 1997)
November 2nd, 1913 (November 02 1913)BirthBurt Lancaster, American actor (died in 1994)
November 2nd, 1911 (November 02 1911)BirthOdysseus Elytis, Greek writer, Nobel laureate (died in 1996)
November 2nd, 1911 (November 02 1911)BirthRaphael Robinson, US mathematician (died in 1995)
November 2nd, 1910 (November 02 1910)BirthFouad Serageddin, Egyptian politician (died in 1999)
November 2nd, 1909 (November 02 1909)EventLambda Chi Alpha fraternity is founded at Boston University.
November 2nd, 1908 (November 02 1908)BirthFred Bakewell, English cricketer (died in 1983)
November 2nd, 1906 (November 02 1906)BirthDaniil Andreev, Russian poet (died in 1959)
November 2nd, 1906 (November 02 1906)BirthLuchino Visconti, Italian director (died in 1976)
November 2nd, 1905 (November 02 1905)BirthJames Dunn, American actor (died in 1967)
November 2nd, 1905 (November 02 1905)DeathAlbert von Kolliker, Swiss anatomist (born in 1817)
November 2nd, 1903 (November 02 1903)BirthTravis Jackson, American baseball player (died in 1987)
November 2nd, 1899 (November 02 1899)EventThe Boers begin their 118 day siege of British held Ladysmith during the Second Boer War.
November 2nd, 1898 (November 02 1898)EventCheerleading is started at the University of Minnesota with Johnny Campbell leading the crowd in cheering on the football team.
November 2nd, 1898 (November 02 1898)DeathGeorge Goyder, English-born surveyor-general of South Australia (born in 1826)
November 2nd, 1895 (November 02 1895)EventThe first gasoline-powered race in the United States. First prize: $2,000
November 2nd, 1894 (November 02 1894)BirthAlexander Lippisch, German scientist (died in 1976)
November 2nd, 1893 (November 02 1893)BirthBattista Farina, founder of Pininfarina company (died in 1966)
November 2nd, 1892 (November 02 1892)BirthAlice Brady, Academy Award-winning American actress (died in 1939)
November 2nd, 1889 (November 02 1889)EventNorth and South Dakota are admitted as the 39th and 40th U.S. states.
November 2nd, 1887 (November 02 1887)DeathJenny Lind, Swedish soprano (born in 1820)
November 2nd, 1886 (November 02 1886)BirthDhirendranath Datta, Bangladeshi politician (died in 1971)
November 2nd, 1885 (November 02 1885)BirthHarlow Shapley, American astronomer (died in 1972)
November 2nd, 1883 (November 02 1883)BirthJean-Marie-Rodrigue Villeneuve, cardinal and archbishop of Quebec (died in 1947)
November 2nd, 1877 (November 02 1877)BirthJoseph De Piro, Maltese founder of the Missionary Society of St. Paul (died in 1933)
November 2nd, 1877 (November 02 1877)BirthVictor Trumper, Australian cricketer (died in 1915)
November 2nd, 1877 (November 02 1877)BirthAga Khan III, Shia Imam (died in 1957)
November 2nd, 1877 (November 02 1877)DeathFriedrich Graf von Wrangel, Prussian field marshal (born in 1784)
November 2nd, 1868 (November 02 1868)EventTime zone: New Zealand officially adopts a standard time to be observed nationally
November 2nd, 1865 (November 02 1865)BirthWarren G. Harding, 29th President of the United States (died in 1923)Warren G. Harding Quotes
November 2nd, 1863 (November 02 1863)DeathTheodore Judah, American railroad engineer (born in 1826)
November 2nd, 1861 (November 02 1861)EventAmerican Civil War: Western Department Union General John C. Fremont is relieved of command and replaced by David Hunter.
November 2nd, 1852 (November 02 1852)DeathPyotr Kotlyarevsky, Russian general (born in 1782)
November 2nd, 1844 (November 02 1844)BirthMehmed V, Ottoman Sultan (died in 1918)
November 2nd, 1837 (November 02 1837)BirthEmile Bayard, French artist, illustrator (died in (1891)
November 2nd, 1833 (November 02 1833)BirthMahendralal Sarkar, Indian doctor (died in 1904)
November 2nd, 1821 (November 02 1821)BirthSir George Bowen, British provincial governor (died in 1899)
November 2nd, 1815 (November 02 1815)BirthGeorge Boole, English mathematician and philosopher (died in 1864) Philo Quotes
November 2nd, 1808 (November 02 1808)BirthJules Barbey d Aurevilly, French writer (died in 1889)
November 2nd, 1807 (November 02 1807)DeathBaron de Breteuil, French statesman (born in 1730)
November 2nd, 1795 (November 02 1795)EventThe French Directory succeeds the French National Convention as the government of Revolutionary France.
November 2nd, 1795 (November 02 1795)BirthJames Knox Polk, 11th President of the United States (died in 1849)
November 2nd, 1783 (November 02 1783)EventIn Rocky Hill, New Jersey, US General George Washington gives his "Farewell Address to the Army".George Washington Quotes
November 2nd, 1777 (November 02 1777)BirthFortunat Alojzy Gonzaga Zolkowski, Polish actor (died in 1822)
November 2nd, 1777 (November 02 1777)BirthPrincess Sophia of the United Kingdom (died in 1848)
November 2nd, 1772 (November 02 1772)EventAmerican Revolutionary War: Samuel Adams and Joseph Warren form the first Committee of Correspondence.Samuel Adams Quotes
November 2nd, 1766 (November 02 1766)BirthJoseph Radetzky von Radetz, Austrian field marshal (died in 1858)
November 2nd, 1755 (November 02 1755)BirthMarie Antoinette, Queen of France (died in 1793) Marie Antoinette Quotes
November 2nd, 1741 (November 02 1741)BirthJoan van der Capellen tot den Pol, Dutch politician (died in 1784)
November 2nd, 1739 (November 02 1739)BirthCarl Ditters von Dittersdorf, Austrian composer (died in 1799)
November 2nd, 1716 (November 02 1716)DeathEngelbert Kaempfer, German physician and traveler (born in 1651)
November 2nd, 1709 (November 02 1709)BirthAnne, Princess Royal and Princess of Orange (died in 1759)
November 2nd, 1699 (November 02 1699)BirthJean-Baptiste-Simeon Chardin, French painter (died in 1779)
November 2nd, 1696 (November 02 1696)BirthConrad Weiser, Pennsylvania s ambassador to the Native Americans (died in 1760)
November 2nd, 1692 (November 02 1692)BirthUnico Wilhelm van Wassenaer, Dutch composer (died in 1766)
November 2nd, 1675 (November 02 1675)EventA combined attack by the Plymouth, Rhode Island, Massachusetts Bay and Connecticut colonies attacks the Great Swamp Fort, owned by the Narragansetts during King Philip s War.
November 2nd, 1667 (November 02 1667)BirthJames Sobieski, Crown Prince of Poland (died in 1737)
November 2nd, 1636 (November 02 1636)BirthEdward Colston, English merchant and philanthropist (died in 1721)
November 2nd, 1618 (November 02 1618)DeathArchduke Maximilian III of Austria (born in 1568)
November 2nd, 1610 (November 02 1610)DeathRichard Bancroft, Archbishop of Canterbury (born in 1544)
November 2nd, 1570 (November 02 1570)EventA tidal wave in the North Sea devastates the coast from Holland to Jutland, killing more than 1,000 people.
November 2nd, 1483 (November 02 1483)DeathHenry Stafford, 2nd Duke of Buckingham, English politician (born in 1454)Henry Ford Quotes
November 2nd, 1475 (November 02 1475)BirthPrincess Anne of York (died in 1511)
November 2nd, 1327 (November 02 1327)DeathKing James II of Aragon (born in 1267)
November 2nd, 1285 (November 02 1285)DeathKing Peter III of Aragon (born in 1239)
November 2nd, 1083 (November 02 1083)DeathMatilda of Flanders, Queen consort (born in 1031)
November 2nd, 1082 (November 02 1082)BirthEmperor Huizong of China (died in 1135)
November 2nd, 0943 (November 02 0943)DeathQueen Emma of France, (born in 894)

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