About November 2

November 2, 2021 is the 306th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 59 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Tuesday.

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Scorpio is the sun sign of a person born on this day. Topaz is the modern birthstone for this month. Pearl is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 91 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

What Happened On November 2

  • 1410
    The Peace of Bicêtre between the Armagnac and Burgundian factions is signed.
  • 1769
    Don Gaspar de Portolà leads the first documented European visit to San Francisco Bay.
  • 1772
    American Revolutionary War: Samuel Adams and Joseph Warren form the first Committee of Correspondence.
  • 1868
    Time zone: New Zealand officially adopts a standard time to be observed nationally
  • 1898
    Cheerleading is started at the University of Minnesota with Johnny Campbell leading the crowd in cheering on the football team.
  • 1909
    Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity is founded at Boston University.
  • 1914
    Russia declares war on the Ottoman Empire.
  • 1930
    Haile Selassie is crowned emperor of Ethiopia.
  • 1936
    The 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.
  • 1940
    World War II: First day of Battle of Elaia–Kalamas between the Greeks and the Italians.
  • 1949
    The Dutch–Indonesian Round Table Conference ends with the Netherlands agreeing to transfer sovereignty of the Dutch East Indies to the United States of Indonesia.
  • 1953
    The Constituent Assembly of Pakistan names the country The Islamic Republic of Pakistan.
  • 1957
    The Levelland UFO Case in Levelland, Texas, generates national publicity.
  • 1959
    The 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
  • 1960
    Penguin Books is found not guilty of obscenity in the Lady Chatterley’s Lover case
  • 1964
    King Saud of Saudi Arabia is deposed by a family coup, and replaced by his half-brother King Faisal.
  • 1967
    Vietnam 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.
  • 1974
    78 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.
  • 2000
    The first resident crew to the ISS docked in November 2nd on the Soyuz TM-31.
  • 2007
    50,000–100,000 people demonstrate against the Georgian government in Tbilisi.

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