On This Day in History for November 2 (Part 2)

Events in History

Events 101 - 122 of 122

  • 1983 Abp Hickey conducts papal investigation of Abp Hunthausen, Seattle
  • 1984 France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
  • 1984 Velma Barfield becomes the first woman executed in the United States since 1962.
  • 1986 16th NYC Women's Marathon won by Grete Waitz in 2:28:06
  • 1987 Entertainer Lola Falona is diagnosed with multiple schlerosis
  • 1988 Computers virus strikes Pentagon, SDI research lab & 6 universities
  • 1988 Walt Weiss wins AL rookie of year (3rd straight for Oakland A's)
  • 1988 The Morris worm, first internet-distributed computer worm to gain mainstream media attention launched from MIT
  • 1991 Bartholomew I becomes the Patriarch of Constantinople.
  • 1992 First test flight of Airbus A330
  • 1993 First commemorative bricks are laid at Bob Feller Memorial
  • 1993 Christie Todd Whitman (R) elected 1st woman governor of NJ
  • 1993 Dow Jones hits record 3697.64
  • 1993 Ehud Olmert elected mayor of Jerusalem
  • 1993 Rudolph Guliani (R) elected 107th mayor of NYC
  • 1994 Benzine explosion in Dronka Egypt, 400+ killed
  • 1995 Spanish Broadcasting System buys NY radio station WPAT-FM for $83.5M
  • 1997 27th NYC Women Marathon won by Franziska Rochat-Moser of Switz 2:28:43
  • 1997 Typhoon Linda kills at least 208 in southern Vietnam
  • 2000 The first crew arrives at the International Space Station.
  • 2014 60 people were killed and 110 injured by a suicide bombing in Lahore, Pakistan
  • 2015 Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull scraps Knights and Dames from Australia's honours system

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