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 enters force, allowing 123,000 Cubans the opportunity to apply for permanent residence in the United States.

Famous Birthdays

  • Khaled Abol Naga, Egyptian actor
  • Orlando Merced, Hato Rey Puerto Rico, outfielder (Pittsburgh Pirates)
  • Rosalyn Fairbank, South Africa, tennis player
  • Sean Kanan, actor (AJ-Gen Hospital, Rich Girl, Karate Kid Part 3)
  • Tim Kirkman, American filmmaker

Famous Deaths

  • Mississippi John Hurt, rocker, 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