What Happened on November 2, 1966

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • KHSD TV channel 11 in Lead, SD (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • The Cuban Adjustment Act comes into force, allowing 123,000 Cubans opportunity to apply for permanent residence in the US

Famous Birthdays

  • Khaled Abol Naga, Egyptian actor and activist, born in Cairo
  • Orlando Merced, MLB outfielder (Pittsburgh Pirates), born in Hato Rey Puerto Rico
  • Rosalyn Fairbank, South Africa, tennis player
  • Sean Kanan, actor (General Hospital, Rich Girl)
  • Tim Kirkman, American filmmaker, born in Monroe, North Carolina

Famous Deaths

  • Mississippi John Hurt, American blues singer and guitarist, dies at 73
  • Peter Debye, Dutch-American Physical Chemist (Nobel 1936), dies at 82
  • Sadao Araki, Japanese General, Minister of War (1931-34), dies at 89